Delegate David Walker is thrilled to announce two state grants for Clay County organizations that make great strides in serving help citizens of the community.
He will present two checks to the Clay County Commission: One for $7,000 to enable the purchase of handheld tracking receivers for Project Lifesaver, and one for $1,000 to assist the Big Otter Senior Citizens Community Building with repairs and upgrades to the facility.
“I can’t begin to express how important Project Lifesaver is to our citizens,” Delegate Walker said. “We need to do everything we can to project our most vulnerable residents, and Project Lifesaver is vital to that effort.”
Project Lifesaver helps families and caregivers protect and track down individuals with Alzheimer’s, Autism, Down Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury and other cognitive disabilities who are prone to wander.
Delegate Walker noted that the Big Otter Senior Citizens Community Building is a vibrant element of the Big Otter community.
“It’s a place where people gather together to showcase the talents of our people – whether it’s through music, crafts or cooking – and to engage our senior citizens, who are so important to us,” Walker said.
House Speaker Tim Miley said that Delegate Walker worked hard to secure the funding for these organizations.
“Delegate Walker knows what’s really important to the residents of his community,” Speaker Miley said. “He put a great deal of effort into gaining these grants, and I believe they will greatly benefit the people of his