Bridgeville - On January 22nd, community partners and elected officials joined together to witness the public MOU signing of between Just a Hand Up Community Navigation Association and the Sussex Housing Group Partnership, a project that would provide valuable resources and much needed improvements to the Messick Development in Coverdale.
The agreement which includes partners such as First State Community Action Agency, DCRAC, Sussex County Community Development and Habitat for Humanity, seeks to provide housing rehabilitation and home improvements, community education programs, community playground redevelopment, street lighting district, community entrance signage, sidewalks to Messick Development Road, driveway reconstruction, board development and succession planning.
Special thanks to Senator Tom Carper, Discover Bank, community partners and residents for their endorsement of this important project. Also kudos to Evelyn Wilson and Just a Hand Up Navigation Association for spearheading this great effort. First State is proud to be a partner in this effort! Good things are happening!!