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Faade grants help businesses, downtown
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St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church (first photo) and a building at 1037 Broad St. (second photo) currently housing Sweet Carolina Cakes are two local entities which recently applied for and received city of Camden faade grant funds. - photo by Jim Tatum
Back on July 14, Camden City Council approved eight façade grants. The grants included a $1,050 grant with a $525 city match to St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church, 914 Market St.; a $2,725 grant with a city match of $1,362.50 to Mulberry Market, 536 DeKalb St.; grants of $2,960 and $9,000 with city fund matches of $750 each for 1037 Broad St., owned by Jerry Chivers; grants of $7,300 and $8,440 with city fund matches of $2,250 each for 1015 Broad St., owned by Likie Beleos; and a grant of $5,738 with a city fund match of $1,950 for 1010 Broad St., and currently owned by Second Look Charities. These latest grants bring the number of façade grants awarded by the city to 101 since the city implemented the program, according to City Building Official John Burns.