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                                                                                                           To replace outdated and damaged in car
1 New In-car Digital                                                                                       camera unit in police patrol car. Replacement
Camera                                                                                                     will be updated Digital Video Camera and
                            St. Marys Police                                                               necessary installation equipment and labor
                            Department         Bill Stull         304-684-7011   smpd1@frontiernet.net     costs.
                                                                                                           Providing youth an outlet through technology
2 CMHSYF – Social
                            Calhoun Middle                                                                 to promote substance abuse free and
Marketing Equipment
                            High School                                                                    positive behavior lifestyles
                            Youth Force        Shari Johnson      304-940-0115   talk2shari@lycos.com
                                                                                                           WCDA is applying for this grant to purchase
4 Sportsman Park Security                                                                                  and install four security cameras and related
Enhancement               Wirt County                                                                      equipment at Sportsman Park to prohibit
                          Development                                                                      vandalism.
                          Authority            Russell L. Cline   304-275-3972   RussCline2000@yahoo.com
                                                                                                           A teleconferenceing network will be
                                                                                                           established to provide for in-service training
                                                                                                           and staff meetings so that Mountain Hospice
5 Teleconference Training                                                                                  staff located in outllying counties can avoid
                                                                                                           the cost in time and money of having to travel
                            Mountain                                                                       weekly to the main office in Belington.
                            Hospice, Inc       Barbara Smith      304-457-3038   smith_b@ab.edu
                                                                                                           The HOC, in collaboration with the Alderson-
                                                                                                           Broaddus College Humanities Division, will
6 Homeownership                                                                                            produce a program (half-hour DVD, half-hour
Opportunity Outreach                                                                                       VHS, web content) to provide consumer
Through Technology                                                                                         information on affordable and sustainable
                                                                                                           homeownership opportunities for low-to-
                            HomeOwnership                                                                  moderate income families in north-central
                            Center Inc.   Dr. Jim Wilkie          304-636-9718   wilkiejr@ab.edu           West Virginia.
                                                                                                           The project for which the grant is requested
7 Computer Center for       Wardensville                                                                   is to provide public internet access and
Wardensville, WV            Community          Carolyn Z.                                                  computer availability to the community of
                            Center             Lyndaker           304-874-4247   mclyndaker@citilink.net   Wardensville be used to connect the Lewis
                                                                                                           Technology will
8 Lewis County FRN                                                                                         County Family Resource Network office and
Website                                                                                                    the public through the internet in order to
                            Lewis County       Jacqueline                                                  share information including a resource guide
                            FRN                Weeks              304-269-4000   wvlewisfrn@yahoo.com      of general services needed by low income
                                                                                                            The project will consist of purchase and
9 Wirt Courthouse Video                                                                                     installation of five outdoor color cameras,
Surveillance System                                                                                         video monitor and an eight-channel digital
                             Wirt County                                        wirtcountycommission@yahoo. recorder.
                             Commission       Robert Lowe Jr.    304-275-4271   com
                             Little Sandy                                                                   Bringing technology to a rural community and
10 From San Francisco to     Community                                                                      provide a safer, secure playground area and
Sherman and Back in 60       Education                                                                      building for our community youth and families
seconds                      Outreach Service Loudonna
                             Club             Watkins            304-273-4000   Ljw297@writeme.com
                                                                                                                 The SMART Project (Sending Messages &
                                                                                                                 AleRts through Technology) will allow
                                                                                                                 emergency alerts, Messages & AleRts
                                                                                                                 through Technology) will allow emergency
11 SMART Project                                                                                                 alerts, public safety messages, community
                                                                                                                 announcements and programs to be
                                                                                                                 enhanced and promoted using a LED
                                                                                                                 sign supported by a coalition of
                             Town of                                                                             government, non-profit and local businesses.
                             Wardensville     Jeffrey Driskill   304-874-3950   jeff.driskill@wardensville.com
                                                                                                                 In order to promote critical thinking skills as
                                                                                                                 well as the proper use of a long arm quilter,
                                                                                                                 learn a work skill, enhance reading and math
12 Quilting---A Source for                                                                                       skills, help provide additional household
Independence                                                                                                     income and at the same time help provide
                                                                                                                 sustainable funds for the PCLV adult literacy
                             Preston County                                                                      program, PCLV needs a specialized sewing
                             Literacy                                                                            machine for use with a long arm quilter.
                             Volunteers       Dorothy Shaffer    304-296-3400   mclv1@comcast.net
                                                                                                                 The Hardy County Child Care Center will
13 Hardy County Child
                                                                                                                 provide a surveillance security system that
Care Center Security
                             Hardy County                                                                        will better assure the safety of the families
Project
                             Child Care                                                                          and children under its care.
                             Center           Robin See          304-434-7353   seefam4@juno.com
                                                                                                                  A “Free Public Wi-Fi” program, utilizing
                                                                                                                  state-of-the-art technologies to foster
15 Knock, Knock..Who's       Help Thy                                                                             community awareness, growth and social
There                        Neighbor of                                                                          intercourse for the citizens of Doddridge
                             Doddridge                                                                            County, WV in areas of education, business
                             County           Thomas Franklin 617-830-7129      tdavidfranklin@gmail.com          development and tourism via the internet
                                                                                                                 This project will put the considerable
18 21st Century Housing
                                                                                                                 resources of the Randolph County Housing
and Community
                                                                                                                 Authority and its nonprofit partner groups on
Development
                             Randolph County                                                                     the world wide web for use by the public.
                             Housing         Willis McCollam 304-636-6495       wmccollam@rchawv.org
                                                                                                          This beautiful and Historic Town is also
                                                                                                          suffering from residential flight and business
19 Eyes on West Union
                                                                                                          abandonment. Our plan is to turn those
                            Eyes on West                                     webmaster@westunion-         statistics around, one step at a time.
                            Union            Monte Tremont    304-837-1400   wv.com
20 21st Century
                        Davis-Thomas
Technology Enhances K-8                                                                                   A resource-filled computer lab will enable
                        Elementary
Education
                        Middle School        Karen Jacobson 304-866-4753     kjacobson@rchawv.org         parents, teachers and students to use 21st
                                                                                                          Century technology for learning
                                                                                                          To better utilize County facilities by inter-
21 Office Renovation &                                                                                    governmental County Agencies, Hardy
County Conf./Training Roo                                                                                 County Schools, and other Civic
                            Hardy County                                                                  Organizations.
                            Planning         Tom Widder       304-530-0257   hdyplan@court.state.wv.org
                                                                                                          This project involves the purchase of a five-
                                                                                                          year subscription to Foundation Search, an
                                                                                                          Internet-based fundraising search engine that
22 Strengthening the RPA
                                                                                                          will be available to the RPA and its partner
Partners with an Internet
                                                                                                          organizations; and the provision of technical
Fundraising Search Engine
                                                                                                          assistance to those partner organizations in
                                                                                                          using the search engine and pursuing
                            Ritchie Progress                                                              funding.
                            Alliance         Richard Barnard 304-643-2991    rbarnard@access.k12.wv.us
                                                                                                          This project will use mini-grant funding to
                                                                                                          acquire a digital media player and a digital
                                                                                                          channel modulator to complete a technology-
                                                                                                          based project called "Spotlight on Tourism"
                                                                                                          which develops digital storybooks on each of
23 Spotlight on Tourism
                                                                                                          the county tourism attractions and
Hardware
                                                                                                          businesses for use on North Bend State Park
                                                                                                          dedicated cable television channel, on county
                            Ritchie County                                                                websites, and to place on for distribution to
                            Economic                                                                      potential tourists seeking information on the
                            Development                                                                   county.
                            Authority        Kent Spellman    304-643-2505   rceda@zoominternet.net

                                                                                                          Our project for HOPE in Lewis County is to
                                                                                                          establish a mini learning center where victims
                                                                                                          of domestic violence and their families
                                                                                                          can prepare for the GED exam, brush up on
24 Hope in Lewis County                                                                                   basic skills, look for jobs, prepare resumes,
                                                                                                          learn basic computer skills, establish an e-
                            Task Force On                                                                 mail account, and improve general lifeskills in
                            Demestic                                                                      a safe and confidential setting.
                            Violence         Harriet Sutton   304-367-110    hsuttonhope@ma.rr.com
                                                                                                          We would like to change this static Memorial
25 Honor Roll Renovation    Wall of Honor                                                                 to a new LED Display
                            Committee        Larry Marrs      304-873-1636   wall@westunion-wv.com
                                                                                                           High Rocks will create an oasis of
                                                                                                           connectivity and capacity for use by High
26 The Ladder Project                                                                                      Rocks teenagers and their older alumnae for
                             Hich Rocks for                                                                educational and career advancement.
                             Girls             Erica Lipps      304-653-4891   erica@highrocks.org
                                                                                                           This project will provide enhanced access
                                                                                                           of devices to crisis on-call staff and to
                                                                                                           the school based counslor located in Grant
                                                                                                           County. Staff will have immediate access to
27 Children and Crisis                                                                                     medical records at their fingertips when
Outreach Through                                                                                           called out to local hospitals or into the school
Technology                                                                                                 for a crisis situation. This project will reach
                                                                                                           across the service region for Potomac
                                                                                                           Highlands Guild to include Grant, Hampshire,
                                                                                                           Hardy, Mineral and Pendleton Counties.
                             Potomac
                             Highlands Guild   Brandon Judy     304-257-4687   brandonj@phgmail.net
                                                                                                           We have been charged with a new project:
                                                                                                           extending our water service to the town of
                                                                                                           Greenwood in Doddridge County. Greenwood
                                                                                                           is 12 miles distant from West Union. As the
                                                                                                           new water meters are installed, this is a
28 Working Smart                                                                                           golden opportunity for us to install radio read
                                                                                                           water meters - a major step in saving time,
                                                                                                           labor, equipment, and gasoline costs in this
                                                                                                           area for years to come.
                             Town of West
                             Union             Frances Stewart 304-873-3379    info@westunion-wv.com
                                                                                                           Establish sustainable, low cost, wireless
29 Rolling Meadows Village
                                                                                                           mesh broadband for low income residents of
- Broadband Initiativ
                             Jackson County                                                                Rolling Meadows in Fairplain, WV.
                             Broadband         Mark Fowler      304-372-4497   mark.r.fowler@gmail.com
                                                                                                           The Town of Bath wishes to set up and utilize
                                                                                                           a wireless camera system for water system
30 Enhancing Public Safety
                                                                                                           monitoring, water tower security, and
and Health Through Te
                                                                                                           vandalism trouble spots in town limits.

                             Town of Bath      Ryan Rebant      304-258-5300   rjrebant@hotmail.com
                                                                                                           We wish to develop a website for the Weston
                                                                                                           Development Authority (WDA) which will
                                                                                                           provide online, one-stop shopping for
31 Creating a Weston
                                                                                                           developers. All of the possible developable
Development Authority
                                                                                                           areas, and buildings, will be featured on the
websi
                                                                                                           site.

                                                                               financemanagercow@yahoo.c
                             City of Weston    Crystal Hixson   304-269-6141   om
                                                                                                          This project is three-pronged - to provide: low-
                                                                                                          income people; individuals living in the rural
                                                                                                          parts of Lewis County, who have no access
                                                                                                          to the internet; and students, access to
                                                                                                          computers and the internet. Three sites have
32 Providing Computer and                                                                                 been chosen to provide computers and
Internet Service to th                                                                                    internet service in the City of Weston. The
                                                                                                          local Youth Center will provide children to
                                                                                                          access the internet with two to provide
                                                                                                          computers and internet service in the City of
                                              Kristen                                                     Weston.
                            City of Weston    Droppleman       304-269-6141   km22@aol.com
                                                                                                          Providing the newly-created Weston Arts
                                                                                                          Council with a website and technical support
33 Creating a website for                                                                                 for keeping members and the public informed
the Weston Arts Council                                                                                   of art activities; and as a sales tool for the
                                                                                                          newly-opened Gallery.
                                                                              financemanagercow@yahoo.c
                            City of Weston    Crystal Hixson   304-269-6141   om
                                                                                                          The City of Weston is under financial strains
                                                                                                          and already we have only collected about 2/3
                                                                                                          of municipal fees, which are owed to us. We
                                                                                                          have brought a new GIS/GPS system online
                                                                                                          which will allow us to click on a map and find
                                                                                                          out who owns a property. However, our billing
34 Upgrading Weston's                                                                                     system for muncipal fees (about $370,000
billing system for better                                                                                 budgeted for this year but only $200,000
                                                                                                          collected) is antiquated. We received a
                                                                                                          proposal in February to update the system,
                                                                                                          but unfortunately, there is no money to do it.

                                                                              financemanagercow@yahoo.c
                            City of Weston    Crystal Hixson   304-269-6141   om
                                                                                                          After our September 11, 2007 Grant County
                                                                                                          Disaster Drill, the evaluators highly
37 Technology for EMS                                                                                     recommended that the Grant County Training
                                                                                                          Center improve our training technology
                            Grant County
                            Training Center   Diana Reel       304-257-1026   dreel@grantmemorial.com
                            Paw Paw                                                                       Erect a communications tower to provide
38 Technical Support        Municapal         Technical                                                   wireless support to the Industrial Park.
                            Development       Support          304-947-7476   pawpaw@frontierne.net
40 Expanding Broadband                                                                                    The Morgan County Commission plans to
Communications in                                                                                         have a Broadband Communications tower
Western                     Morgan County                                                                 installed on the Morgan County
                            Commission        William Clark    304-258-8540   mcedal@eathlink.net         Commission's property in Great Cacapon,
                                                                                                          West Virginia. This will offer service to many
                                                                                                      The goal is to empower underprivileged
41 Youth Technological                                                                                individuals and produce strategic plans for
Preservation Trades Devel Mount. Partners                                                             implication of local resources using
                          in Community                                                                advanced technologies with outreach to the
                          Development       Alice Sabatino   304-636-6182   mtpartners@verizon.net    local and worldwide market


                                                                                                      The Morgan Arts Council (MAC), in
                                                                                                      collaboration with Travel Berkeley Springs
                                                                                                      (TBS) and the Morgan County Economic
                                                                                                      Development Authority, proposes to establish
42 The Berkeley Springs                                                                               "Berkeley Springs ollaboration with Travel
Virtual Creative Communi                                                                              Berkeley Springs (TBS) and the Morgan
                                                                                                      County Economic Development Authority,
                                                                                                      proposes to establish "Berkeley Springs –
                                                                                                      Virtual Creative Community" on the Internet
                                                                                                      as a means of branding Morgan County and
                           Morgan Arts                                                                enhancing its global appeal as a hot spot for
                           Council          Mary Hott        304-258-2300   mary@macicehouse.org      creative economic activity.
                                                                                                      Locating video conferencing equipment in the
43 Linking Mason Office
                                                                                                      Mason County American Red Cross office.
with Video Conferencing
                           American Red
                           Cross            Jeffery Gray     304-340-3650   jgray@cwv-redcross.org
44 Linking Pocahontas                                                                                 Locating video conferencing equipment in the
Office with Video                                                                                     Pocahontas County American Red Cross
Conferencing               American Red                                                               office.
                           Cross            Jeffery Gray     304-340-3650   jgray@cwv-redcross.org


                                                                                                      The WV Teen Zine website is an after-school
                                                                                                      program using technology-based learning to
                                                                                                      address Morgan County needs by promoting
                                                                                                      positive youth development, providing mentor
45 WV Teen Zine website
                                                                                                      leadership, increasing civic engagement, and
                                                                                                      offering locally based internet learning
                                                                                                      experiences. website design and technology
                                                                                                      skills linking the community to the classroom,
                                                                                                      acting as a clearinghouse for parent
                           Morgan County                                                              resources, and developing computer
                           Partnership      Megan Hauser     304-258-7807   meganhauser@hotmail.com   workforce training.
                                                                                                 We are proposing for this grant the purchase
                                                                                                 of ten computers for our high-tech lab at
                                                                                                 Regeneration's headquarters near Harrisville.
                                                                                                 We will be offering a series of 6 classes
47 Triple OpportunitEEE                                                                          where students will come in and build
(Entertain, Educate,                                                                             computers and load all software with a
Evolve)                                                                                          certified technician. Open enrollment will be
                                                                                                 available for seniors, adults, and youth. Upon
                                                                                                 completion of the computers our staff will
                                                                                                 offer a series of six classes free to all
                                                                                                 participants.
                          Regeneration    Brad Riser   304-643-4187   ritprojectchat@yahoo.com
                                                                                                 The PATCH 21st CCLC Program in Jackson
                                                                                                 County will utilize high school students to
48 PATCH 21 Youth Media                                                                          produce media clips from Jackson County
Services                                                                                         Public Services and place the videos on You
                                                                                                 Tube, Teacher Tube, and School Tube that
                                          david                                                  will focus on public services avaliable in the
                          patch 21 cclc   mccutcheon   304-927-3640   dmccutcheon@patch21.org    Jackson County Region

49 Mason County Website
                          Main Street Point Charles                                              This project is to upgrade the Mason County
                          Pleasant          Humpreys   304-675-3844   mcdaadm@masoncounty.org    Website

				
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