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Sharing Center gets El Pomar grant


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The New Year brings continuing newness in the services and programs at the Custer County Community Sharing Center. Interim Operations Manager Paul Sage and the board of directors have announced that beginning this Friday, January 6, the Center offers extended hours, noon to 5 p.m.

Sage is also pleased to report that the Center has received its first grant as a result of the recent Rural Philanthropy Days. The El Pomar Foundation has provided $5,000 towards the installation of a new walk-in freezer at the facility. The new commercial appliance will provide increased frozen food storage capacity, as well as decrease the energy costs from the seven small freezers currently in use at the Center.

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