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Linn High School awarded Project Graduation grant

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Bonnie Prigge

LINN—The Central District Coalition for Roadway Safety and Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) awarded a Project Graduation grant to Linn High School to assist with expenses for the drug and alcohol-free all-night, after graduation celebration for Linn High School seniors. 

Schools in the Meramec Region were eligible to apply for the Project Graduation grant, which included $200 cash and $100 in gift cards and educational incentives, that remind students to buckle up and arrive alive. The Linn High School was one of nine Project Graduation grant recipients. 

MRPC is a member of the Central District Coalition for Roadway Safety and coordinates the Project Graduation/Docudrama mini-grant initiative for its eight counties through a grant from the Central District Coalition for Roadway Safety. 

Project Graduation activities at Belle, Bourbon, Cuba, Hermann, Owensville, Potosi, Salem and St. James also received grants.

Formed in 1969, MRPC is a voluntary council of governments serving Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington counties and their respective cities. Gasconade County Presiding Commissioner Larry Miskel serves as chairman of the board. A professional staff of 25 offers technical assistance and services, such as grant preparation and administration, housing assistance, transportation planning, environmental planning, ordinance codification, business loans and other services to member communities.

To keep up with the latest MRPC news and events, visit the MRPC website at www.meramecregion.orgor on Facebook at www.facebook.com/meramecregion/.