Families furloughed receive support from local organizations


January 31, 2019

Petersburg families affected by the 35-day long government shutdown are receiving continued financial support from local organization despite the government reopening on Friday after President Donald Trump signed a bill temporarily opening the Federal Government for three weeks.

The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce will be discussing what dollar amount they want to put on their gift cards that will be given to affected families at their meeting today. Lee’s Clothing is distributing $50 gift certificates to affected families to be used in the clothing store.

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