Alabama Governor Kay Ivey awards grant to help provide new jobs in Elmore County
MONTGOMERY, AL (STL.News) – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has awarded a $150,000 grant to help improve medical services in Elmore County while also creating 49 new jobs.
The Community Development Block Grant funds awarded by Ivey will be used to provide infrastructure for River Region Medical Center, a 32,000-square-foot complex that will be constructed in Wetumpka. The center will offer multiple medical services under a single roof.
“Alabamians need and deserve quality health-care options within a suitable distance of where they live,” Ivey said.