Egyptian Board of REALTORS® presented a $5,500 check to Jackson Growth Alliance on September 30, 2020 for the Murphysboro Revitalization Project.
According to EBOR Government Affairs Director, Ron Deedrick, Murphysboro is working to develop a bungalow district and enhance the downtown area.
Egyptian Board of REALTORS® received a $5,000 Smart Growth Grant from the National Association of REALTORS® for the project. In conjunction with the grant EBOR also donated $500.
The funds will go to help enhance the downtown area. Murphysboro’s first enhancement project is a mural on the corner of 13th Street and Hwy 13. Work will begin Oct. 12th and the mural will be unveiled on November 1, 2020.