Press Release

April 17, 2014

Contact: Tammy Sharp

Media Relations




Media Alert: USDA Rural Development, Leesville to make major funding announcement

LEESVILLE, La --The City of Leesville and USDA Rural Development will make a major funding announcement to coincide with Earth Day 2014.


Who: The City of Leesville and USDA Rural Development


What: A major funding announcement that coincides with Earth Day


Where: The Leesville Junior High School Football Field at the corner of Berry and Mechanic streets in Leesville.


Alternate location in case of inclement weather: Leesville City Hall Courtroom, 101 W. Lee Street, Leesville.


When: 10 a.m., Monday, April 21


Who Should Attend: Regional media outlets; Leesville citizens and business leaders.


Media interested in attending this event should contact:


Tammy Sharp

Media Relations

City of Leesville

Phone: 337-378-9329



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