Celebrate Earth Day with USDA Rural Development and the City of Crete

Vicki Schurman
Release Date
Apr 10, 2015

Nebraska USDA Rural Development invites the public to attend an Earth Day event on April 22, 2015, to celebrate the construction of Crete’s newly funded $13.4 million wastewater treatment plant. The event is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m in the Crete Elementary School Gymnasium, located at 309 East 11th Street in Crete, Nebraska.

Event activities include a short program at the school, with remarks by USDA Rural Development State Director Maxine Moul, Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley, Nebraska State Senator Laura Ebke, and other congressional staff representatives.  Nebraska USDA Rural Development and invited dignitaries will present a plaque to the City of Crete commemorating the wastewater project funding and announce the Crete Elementary School’s poster and essay contest winners. Following the school program, guests are invited to a groundbreaking event at the project site, located at 243 East 13th Street in Crete.

Be sure to mark your calendar to celebrate the spirit of Earth Day!

 President Obama’s plan for rural America has brought about historic investment and resulted in stronger rural communities. Under the President’s leadership, these investments in housing, community facilities, businesses and infrastructure have empowered rural America to continue leading the way – strengthening America’s economy, small towns and rural communities. USDA’s investments in rural communities support the rural way