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Willmar PD receives $1,800 safety grant

WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department recently received an $1,800 grant from CenterPoint Energy for use in purchasing new safety equipment. The Police Department will use the money to purchase two replacement automated external defibrillators,...

WILLMAR - The Willmar Police Department recently received an $1,800 grant from CenterPoint Energy for use in purchasing new safety equipment.
The Police Department will use the money to purchase two replacement automated external defibrillators, 32 traffic safety vests and two advanced first aid kits. Grant money was awarded through CenterPoint Energy’s Community Partnership Grant Program, a program that funds local safety-related equipment and projects.
“We are proud that, through our grant program, we are able to help cities leverage local funds to purchase needed safety equipment, training or provide financial support for important safety-related projects,” said Jean Krause, Community Relations Director for CenterPoint Energy. “Through these types of grant programs we can strengthen the communities we serve.”
CenterPoint Energy has contributed more than $1 million in donations to communities for safety initiatives throughout the past 13 years, according to the news release. 

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