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9:12 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Morning Edition Friday, June 22: FACEBOOK FOREST CITY SITE OFFERS 2012 COMMUNITY ACTION GRANTS

Facebook Forest City Data Center Site Manager George Henry (center) awards the first Community Action Grant to the Forest City Fire Department in 2011

The Facebook Data Center Site in Forest City, NC has announced it is accepting applications for the 2012 Community Action Grants. Pam Bunch spoke with Site Manager George Henry on Monday to discuss how organizations in Rutherford County can apply, the deadline for applications, and the types of organizations and ideas that Facebook is looking for in awarding $100,000 in grant money this year. This is the second year that Facebook/Forest City has awarded these grants, and they are very welcome in a county that has suffered severely from unemployment over the years of the recession.