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Connected Tennessee’s Computers 4 Kids Program Helps Revitalize Rural Perry County

By CTN Staff

Connected Tennessee’s Computers 4 Kids (C4K) program, Congressman Marsha Blackburn, and several Perry Countyleaders gathered yesterday to celebrate the donation of computers to PerryCounty’s “Vision Perry” program, an innovative program that has put hundreds of Perry County citizens back to work over the past two years.   In January 2009, unemployment in PerryCounty surged to 27 percent, and at that time was the 3rd highest rate in the country. That summer, working with AT&T, Connected Tennessee donated computers to the program, allowing for the creation of a Digital Factory, which put...

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