Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Conyers Salutes $25,000 in Grant Funding to Detroit Public Television

(WASHINGTON) – Todaythe Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) announced that $25,000 in grant funding has been awarded to Detroit Public Television as a part of the CPB’s “Veterans Coming Home” Project in which Detroit Public Television will recognize local veterans’ service, opportunities, and challenges. This project will also aim to connect a greater number of veterans with local resources that will support their transition to civilian life. After the announcement was made public, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) issued the following statement:

U.S. Representative
John Conyers, Jr.
"I am pleased to announce that the Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded Detroit Public Television a $25,000 grant for ‘Veterans Coming Home,’ a televised project recognizing Detroit’s veterans. Not only will this project bring light to the sacrifices made by these brave men and women, it will give them a great opportunity to connect with individuals, organizations, and businesses in Detroit. I have the utmost respect and gratitude for our veterans and thank CPB for enabling Detroit Public Television to publicly honor their work and influence in Detroit. I look forward to watching this project progress and hearing stories from some of Detroit’s finest individuals.”

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