MALHEUR COUNTY, Ore. - Jordan Valley Ambulance Services, Inc. has been funded $110,000 from the Eastern Oregon Business Development Loan Fund which is managed by Morrow Development Corporation.
Jordan Valley Ambulance Services is a non-profit organization which provides emergency medical services throughout the cities of Jordan Valley and Ellsworth, and the townships of Banks, Echo, South Arm, Wilson, Eveline, and Jordan. The funds will be used for the construction of a facility to house the ambulance, equipment, and provide meeting rooms and showers for volunteers. The organization is comprised of the director, an office manager, and two full-time paramedics. The balance of the staff is volunteers.
“Jordan Valley Ambulance plays an important role in the public safety of Jordan Valley and the surrounding area. We are grateful for their service, and happy Malheur County could support their successful funding,” stated Malheur County Judge Dan Joyce.
Malheur County Economic Development helped coordinate the financial and economic analysis between Jordan Valley Ambulance and the Eastern Oregon Business Development Loan Fund.
“It’s a pleasure to help fund businesses and services that improve our local communities. This funding will continue to support the important services this organization provides and help maximize their resources,” said Greg Smith, Director of Malheur County Economic Development.
"Congratulations to Jordan Valley Ambulance Services," said Representative Lynn Findley (R-Vale). "Helping service providers and small business access capital is a key foundation for economic development. It is great to see local partners work together to make this happen."
Greg Smith, Director
Malheur County Economic Development