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PURRE seeks grant writer

PURRE is seeking someone with grant-writing experience willing to provide this service for our organization. Familiarity with environmental sources of funds would be beneficial.

As our supporters know, the long drought had a silver lining for our area: beautiful, clean beaches and clear turquoise water. There were no releases from Lake Okeechobee and no rain to result in polluted runoff.

Although we worked to keep the facts in the forefront of people’s minds – that the problems were not solved – with a sagging economy added into the mix, no one was rushing to donate to help clean up what seemed to be perfectly clean water. But the problems remain, and the dead sea grass and scum and algae are back with the rains.

We have cut back our expenses and are working on a variety of fund-raising possibilities. At this juncture, it’s time for PURRE to find someone who can help us identify prospective grant sources and solicit those funds to support our ongoing work and provide operating funds.

Please contact me if you’re willing and able to help in this area. Thank you.


Terry Igo

Terry Igo, PURRE Treasurer

239. 229.5386 cell

239. 472.8300 business

... or call Emilie Alfino at the PURRE

office at 239.274.7873

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"We must build a peace in South Florida - a peace between the people and their place, between the natural environment and man-made settlement, between the works of man and the life of mankind itself. "
~ Florida Gov. Reubin Askew ~