In an afternoon awards ceremony at the Jefferson Educational Society, 22 organizations from the Erie area were awarded varying monetary amounts to help with the construction of floats for the Perry 200 Commemoration parade, which takes place on Saturday, May 25 at 1:00pm.
The organizations who received the money demonstrated a need for the funding. Grants ranged in amounts from $200 to $500.
A total amount of $8,680 was awarded.
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