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USDA Rural Development Montana State Director to Host Bakken Region Town Hall Meeting

Michael Dann
Release Date

BOZEMAN, December 1st  2014 – USDA Rural Development Montana State Director Anthony  “Tony” Preite will be in Glendive on Wednesday, December 10th, to host a Town Hall Meeting to present resources available to the Bakken region through Federal, State and private programs.

Presenting along with USDA Rural Development will be the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Montana Department of Commerce, Eastern Montana Impact Coalition, Native American Development Corporation, Economic Development Administration and Mid-Rivers Communications.

Please consider joining us for this special meeting..

WHAT:           Bakken Region Town Hall Meeting

WHERE:         Mid-Rivers Communications, 213 W. Benham Street,  Glendive, Montana                      

WHEN:           Wednesday, December 10th – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHY:               To assist in meeting the needs of Bakken region communities with the

                          growing infrastructure issues arising from the rapid growth and rise in the

                          cost of living.

Detailed presentations on funding programs will be followed by questions and answers. One-on-one consultation with program experts will also be available.

The USDA-Rural Development MT State Director and staff will be available to speak with media following the meeting.

The USDA Rural Development invested more than $302,000,000 in Montana during FY 14. Over the last six years USDA Rural Development has provided Montana with more than $2.1 Billion in funding. 

Media are welcome and encouraged to attend the Town Hall Meeting, please contact Michael Dann (406)585-2587 or michael.dann@mt.usda.gov for detailed schedule information.