Congressman Fred Keller announces $111,800 in federal assistance awarded to Friendship Fire Company #1 in Port Royal

November 14, 2019
Press Release
Will help improve fire company facilities

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller on Thursday announced that the United States Department of Agriculture has awarded $111,800 in Rural Development investment money to Friendship Fire Company #1 located in Port Royal.

 

The award includes a $64,000 loan and $47,800 grant.

 

The money will go toward paving the fire company’s parking lot and installing a storm water system.

 

“I am proud that the United States Department of Agriculture has awarded this money to Friendship Fire Company #1,” said Congressman Fred Keller. “We hear often when travelling across the district of the needs of rural first responders and this money will help bring improvements to the fire company needed to help ensure they remain a functioning resource for the community.”

 

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