Jessica Boyer, director of the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties, was asked to talk about the Difference Maker grant the organization received from the Alexandria Area Community Foundation. Foundation board member Dave Vagle gave her the microphone. The awards were announced at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum last Thursday. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)
Grants to make a difference in arts, housing
Here's good news for those who appreciate local arts and for those struggling to find a place they can call home.
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation just awarded $80,000 in "Difference Maker" grants that will help both those causes
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