AREA BRIEFS – Week of Jan. 27

Grant awarded to veteran nonprofit org: Veterans Medical Emergency Transport, Inc. (VetMET) was awarded a $6,000 grant by the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation. The grant will allow the team to enroll nearly 100 needy veterans and their families in ambulance services. VetMET, a federally recognized non-profit organization headquartered in Springfield, serves nearly 300,000 Veterans of Oregon by providing discounted life-saving memberships in Life-Flight Emergency Transport. This grant will allow VetMET to expand its service footprint by providing subsidized Life-Flight memberships for needy Veterans in southwest Oregon. The grant was . . .