Keeler Grant of $555k funding 19 more projects
Diboll Booster Club Inc. is pleased to announce the approval of grants totaling $555,378.00 made possible through the Keeler Grant Program. This grant is made in honor of Thomas T. Keeler; his wife, Cora T. Keeler; and in memory of his grandfather; T.L.L. Temple, and his mother, Marguerite Temple Payne.
Recipients of the Keeler Grant Program are funded for the greater good of Diboll in promoting annual contributions to the Diboll Community.
Recipients of the $555,378.00 funds include the following agencies:
City of Diboll – Golf Course Golf Cart Paths $100,000.00
City of Diboll – Old Orchard Park (Electrical Grid @ 3 Pavilions) $ 25,000.00
City of Diboll – Police Department – (2 vehicles) $ 54,600.00
City of Diboll – Bridge Repair (between Civic Center & Jr. High School) $ 22,000.00
City of Diboll – Baseball Complex – Restrooms – Repair & Update $ 30,000.00
City of Diboll – Earmarked for Volunteer Fire Department $ 50,000.00
Diboll ISD – High School – Security Upgrade $ 66,956.50
Diboll ISD – Junior High School – Security Upgrade $ 32,000.00
Diboll ISD – Primary School – UV Shade for Playground $ 13,722.50
Diboll ISD/ Housing Authority – Covers for Bus Parking Areas $ 8,000.00
Diboll ISD/Family Literacy Program – Technology & Camp $ 20,000.00
Diboll Christian Outreach – Expenses for Temple House $ 20,000.00
The History Center – Digitized Media Project $ 7,910.00
Diboll Historical Society – Reprint Diboll Days Booklets $ 4,000.00
Katherine Sage Temple Child Care Center – Playground Equipment & New Van $ 29,474.00
Keep Diboll Beautiful – Maintenance and Beautification Projects $ 17,500.00
Boys & Girls Club – Diboll – support / expenses for local program $ 40,000.00
Boys Scouts – Troop 128 – Diboll – purchase canoes for program $ 10,890.00
Diboll 4 H – replace tires & repair trailers $ 3,325.00
Should you have any questions or to obtain more information related to the Keeler Grant Program, please contact Diboll Booster Club via mail: P.O. Box 162, Diboll, Texas 75941 or email at DibollBoosterClub@gmail.com.
The Free Press will publish more indepth stories on these projects throughout the summer.