Congressman Clyburn Announces Funding for Education and Health Care Programs

Nov 23, 2004

(Washington, DC) - Congressman James E. Clyburn has secured $2.3 million for a variety of education and health-related projects in the Sixth Congressional District.  These projects were funded in the Education and Health and Human Services appropriation portion of the Omnibus Bill that  passed Congress on Saturday. 

Recipient

Amount

Project

Colleton Memorial Library

$50,000

For purchase of materials

Williamsburg County Public Library

$50,000

For purchase of materials

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Columbia

$200,000

To fund programs

Clemson University

$250,000

For the Call Me Mister program that trains African-American men to be teachers

Eau Claire Cooperative Health

$400,000

To purchase equipment for a Ridgeway facility

From Darkness to Light (Charleston)

$450,000

To help sexual abuse victims

Technical Expositions & Conferences, Inc.

$100,000

For Camp Success

Save the Children

$450,000

To expand the Accelerated Reader program in South Carolina

 

            "As a former teacher, I am a staunch supporter of education programs to improve the opportunities available to every child," Congressman Clyburn said.  "In addition to quality education, access to quality health care is essential for all Americans to enjoy a better life.  These programs are designed to provide my constituents with the support they need to be successful."

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