Ambulance corps receives $1,000 grant

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VILLAGE OF CLINTON — The Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corps was recently awarded $1,000 for training and classroom supplies.

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties’ Hero Fund America Fund recently awarded $10,000 to 11 fire departments and EMS agencies across the country to increase awareness, advocacy and support for first-responders. Hero Fund America was founded in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013, and the Hero Fund America Fund was founded in 2016 through a partnership with Hero Fund America.

COCVAC Ambulance in Clinton was awarded $1,000 to purchase new supplies for its training center and classes, officials said. The other 10 recipients are located throughout the country.

For more information on the fund, visit the website www.FoundationHOC.org./hero.

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