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PACGDC Announces Eleventh Grant Cycle

ATTENTION: The Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation will be hosting their Annual Educational Meetings in the Auditorium (Entrance #2) at Iowa Lakes Community College located at 3200 College Drive in Emmetsburg. Meetings are open to the public and are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. and at 7:00 p.m. Organizations…

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PACGDC Attends Summer Board Retreat

Board members of the Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation (PACGDC) traveled to Jefferson, Iowa on August 5th to mark the one year anniversary of Wild Rose Casino-Jefferson. PACGDC also held an informational meeting with Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation during its visit. Both volunteer non-profit boards hold licenses and distribute grant dollars for Wild…

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PACGDC Announces New Board Members

Palo Alto County Gaming and Development Corporation announced two new board members at its July 17th meeting. Glen Simonson from Mallard and Brian Bormann from West Bend were approved to join the volunteer non-profit board that holds the license and distributes the grant dollars from Wild Rose Casino in Emmetsburg. “We were impressed with the…

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Update on Community Demolition Grant Program

To date, the city clerks in Palo Alto County have submitted 27 applications from residents for funding to demolish residential structures, totaling approximately $97,000, according to Palo Alto County Gaming and Development Corporation. All communities in Palo Alto County have grant application programs providing residents up to $5,000 to assist in tearing down residential structures…

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Cities Announce Home Ownership Grant Program

Many of the communities in Palo Alto County have established a new grant program for Home Ownership. Individuals in Palo Alto County may be eligible to receive a Home Ownership Grant up to $5,000 to assist with a down-payment, closing costs, etc… when purchasing a home between $26,000 – $100,000 in price within their city…

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