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Preservation & Restoration grants awarded in Linn County

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- The Linn County Historic Preservation Commission announces four grants to non-profit organizations in Linn County.  The money will help the organizations preserve or restore historical artifacts damaged by the Floods of 2008.

The following organizations recieved grants from the Linn County Historic Preservation Commission:

African American Museum of Iowa $960

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art $977

Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation $1,000

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library $1,000

The Commission says funding limitations capped grant requests at $1,000.

"The Linn County Historic Preservation Commission has a limited budget, but they wanted to offer what assistance they could to help preserve pieces of Linn County history that were damaged in the flood," said Joi Bergman, Linn County Grants and Communications Manager.

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