USDA awards Gretna nonprofit a grant for commercial fishers, rural entrepreneurs

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden this week awarded a $200,000 grant to a Gretna nonprofit for technical assistance to commercial fishers (fishermen) and other small rural entrepreneurs.,, The Gretna organization has aided more than 1,200 commercial fishers, processors and dock owners, primarily Vietnamese shrimpers, with the 2010 BP Horizon oil spill and its aftermath, along with other coastal disasters and everyday struggles. Read the rest here 11:11