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County Receives $14,975 for Recreation Programs for Disabled

(Woodbury, NJ) – Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Adam J. Taliaferro announced today that Gloucester County Disability Services has received a $14,975 grant for recreational programs for the disabled from the NJ Department of Community Affairs.

Freeholder Director Damminger said,  "State grants help offset the cost of many important programs that the county can offer its disabled residents.  The county offers a wide array of programs for residents with disabilities to help improve the quality of life for everyone including families and the community."

Freeholder Taliaferro said, “This grant helps the county provide the Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired that offers social educational, technical and recreational opportunities for blind and visually impaired adults through a variety of activities, projects and trips.”  Taliaferro is the Freeholder Liaison to the Department of Disability Services.  

“We are grateful to again receive this grant funding,” said Taliaferro.  “The County Center provide help those who for the Blind and Visually impaired become a more vital part of the community,” concluded Freeholder Taliaferro.

For information about the program call (856) 384-6843 or email raikens@co.gloucester.nj.us.