First Choice receives grant for workforce training center

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s an organization that received a $1 million grant for a workforce training center.

First Choice Community Healthcare provides primary medical care throughout the mid-Rio Grande Valley of central New Mexico.

First Choice’s CEO, Robert DeFelice, joined KRQE This Morning to talk about their latest grant. Watch above.

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced this grant which will allow First Choice to break ground on a $22 million community development project in the South Valley.

The funds pay for engineering, installation of water, storm drainage and other infrastructure on 7.5 acres owned by First Choice adjacent to its South Valley Health Commons.

First Choice has been providing access to health care services for 44 years.

For more information, visit their website.  

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