Galax receives grant for Vaughan-Bassett
- March 12, 2010
Galax has received a $300,000 grant for infrastructure improvements needed for Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Co.’s 50,000-square-foot expansion.
The grant will allow the city to improve infrastructure and install high-speed broadband connections.
“With the expansion of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company by the funds provided through this block grant, 30 new jobs will be created in addition to the 631 jobs already in place,” Gov. Bob McDonnell said in a statement.
The Community Development Block Grant is a federal fund that is administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.