Benninghoff Announces Local Fire, Ambulance Grants
1/27/2015
HARRISBURG – Fire and emergency response organizations in the 171st Legislative District have been awarded more than $170,000 in state grants, Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) announced today.

“I am fully supportive of a grant program that provides financial support to organizations that make it their mission to protect the public,” Benninghoff said. “I am grateful for their willingness to serve their communities with such bravery and sacrifice.”

The funding comes from an ongoing grant program created by the Legislature and administered by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and Office of the State Fire Commissioner. All funding comes from the proceeds from slot machine gaming, and not general fund tax revenue.

Every emergency service organization that completes the application process receives funding. Projects eligible for funding include: construction or renovation of a fire or ambulance company facility, purchase or repair of equipment, training or reduction of existing debt.

Following is a list of fire and emergency response organizations located in the 171st Legislative District, by county, and the amount of their grant awards:

Centre
 • Alpha Fire Company: $14,284.70.
 • Bellefonte Emergency Medical Services: $7,444.80.
 • Boalsburg Fire Company: $14,284.70.
 • Centre Hall Volunteer Fire Company: $12,345.61.
 • Centre LifeLink Emergency Medical Services Inc.: $7,444.80.
 • Logan Fire Company #1: $14,284.70.
 • Pleasant Gap Fire Company No 1-Fire Company: $14,284.70.
 • Pleasant Gap Fire Company No 1-EMS: $7,444.80.
 • Undine Fire Company No 2: $14,007.69.
 • Walker Township Volunteer Fire Company: $14,284.70.

Mifflin
 • Belleville Fire Company: $13,453.66.
 • Decatur Volunteer Fire Company No 1: $12,345.61.
 • Milroy Hose Company 1- EMS: $7,444.80.
 • Milroy Hose Company 1- Fire Company: $12,899.64.
 • Reedsville Volunteer Fire Company: $12,899.64.


Representative Kerry Benninghoff
171st Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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