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Hattiesburg celebrates community development week

By Quin Dungy

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Community Development Week is an annual event celebrating the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant Program.

This program provides funding for decent, safe and sanitary housing and necessary public services to assist low to moderate income individuals and families. 

Planned activities for the event include presentations about local housing programs, home ownership, neighborhood development, and credit repair and protection.

The event is scheduled for April 7 - 8 at 9 a.m. at the C. E. Roy Community Center located at 300 East 5th Street in Hattiesburg. 

Registration is at 8:30 a.m.

Please RSVP to Jessica Prude at the Department of Federal and State Programs by March 30. 

 Jessica can be contacted at 601-554-1006 (office) or 601-545-4592 (fax).

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