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    RCAC Loan Fund lends more than $12 million to rural communities
    West Sacramento, Calif. — In the quarter ending March 31, 2019, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 24 loans/grants totaling $12.3 million to support rural communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
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    Megan Alvanna Stimpfle joins Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s Board of Directors
    Ms. Alvanna Stimpfle, who is Ugiuvak Inuit, is the principal strategist for Arctic Geopolitical Consulting in Nome and Anchorage, Alaska. She was the quote and acquisitions analyst for Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation and a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski. She is a former chief, Island Native Community, in Nome Alaska and former commissioner of the city of Nome Port Commission.


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    Courtyard Apartments celebrates grand opening in Kalispell
    The Courtyard Apartments were developed in the mid-1990s as a collaboration between the Community Action Partnership of Northwest Montana (CAPNM) and the city of Kalispell. Courtyard Apartments was one of the first in Montana to integrate housing for homeless and low-income families ...
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    Rural America’s population is growing
    For two years now, the number of people living in rural areas of the country has increased, adding on average 35,000 residents per year.


  • Network News April 2019

    Española, N. M. – When Felicia Rodriguez found herself pregnant at age 16, she was very nervous, as are many expectant mothers. And that didn’t change when in later years she gave birth to two more children. Despite the anxiety surrounding childbirth, Rodriguez also remembers the profound joy at the thought of her newborn.

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  • Self-Help Builder March 2019

    USDA Rural Development published an Unnumbered Letter (UL) dated Feb. 25, 2019 changing the way credit will be evaluated and Student Loan Income Based Payments will be handled during FY19. It also emphasizes the previous permanent authorization regarding Oral Verifications of Employment.

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  • Network News March 2019

    Battle Mountain, Nev. – Aside from the retro façade, with slanted posts that buttress the roof overhang at 870 Broad Street, the storefront is mostly unnoticeable. Nearby are gas stations, a bank, a liquor store and coffee shop. Like much else in this high desert plain, it would be easy to drive right by to your next appointment ...

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