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Region 8 college receives large monetary gift

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) -

One Region 8 College received a generous gift Monday afternoon.

Members of the East Arkansas Planning and Development District presented a check for $12,000 to Crowley's Ridge College. StateRepresentativee Mary Broadaway said investing in our youth's education is vital to our future.

"Education is the bottom line, key to everything. We talk about having more jobs and stimulated economy, but where that starts is in education and producing quality individuals who can perform the skills necessary for the jobs," said Broadaway.

The money will be used to purchase 15 computer workstations and software.

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