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RCCC lands $2 million grant for renovations

The U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded Rowan-Cabarrus Community College a $2 million grant to help pay for renovations and expansion of the Allied Health Services Building on the Salisbury campus, U.S. Rep. Larry Kissellís office announced.
The Economic Development Administration funding will help RCCC meet local demand for well-trained health care workers, the congressmanís office said.
ěThis is great news for both Rowan and Cabarrus counties, this wonderful institution and our entire area as a whole,î Kissell said in a press release. ěThis funding will bring good jobs, both in the construction and additional operation of the facility, as well as help stimulate our local economy through private investment and expansion of this beautiful campus.
ě… This smart investment will improve the training of health care workers and help us meet the growing demand for care for everyone, from our children to our seniors. Iím so proud to announce this assistance in funding this much-welcomed project.î
The U.S. Department of Commerce anticipates this investment will create more than 100 new jobs, Kissellís office said.

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