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Children's museum plans Fredericksburg-area branch

Wednesday - 1/9/2013, 8:50am  ET

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- The Children's Museum of Richmond is seeking a $300,000 matching challenge grant to open a branch in the Fredericksburg area.

President and CEO Karen Coltrane tells The Free Lance-Star (http://bit.ly/WsUzo4 ) that the museum has submitted a grant proposal to a local foundation. She didn't identify the foundation.

Coltrane says the new branch will cost about $600,000. The museum plans to raise the matching funds in the community if it receives the grant.

A site for the branch hasn't been selected.

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Information from: The Free Lance-Star, http://www.fredericksburg.com/


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