Local Communities Recognized at OCRA Ceremony

Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch

Officials with the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs recognized local communities in a ceremony in Indianapolis on Wednesday.  Those entities recognized are working to grow their communities.

Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch said that grant funds were awarded to complete quality of place improvements such as water system enhancements, new public facilities, revitalizing main streets, restoring historic buildings and enhancing downtowns. 

The Town of Culver was recognized for a quick grant for some games at the Culver-Union Township Park and a soccer board, Marshall County was recognized for public facilities, and the Town of North Judson and the Town of Winamac for wastewater/drinking water upgrades.

There were over 70 rural Indiana communities who were honored during Wednesday’s event.