Municipalities interested in applying for Rural Energy for America Program Grant with the Southern Oklahoma Development Association are invited to attend one of three workshops in May. Representatives from cities, towns, counties, community/senior center centers, conservation districts and rural fire departments are invited to attend.

The first workshop is scheduled at 10:30 a.m., May 7 at the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center in Ardmore. The second workshop is also at 10:30 a.m., May 14 at Kiamichi Technology Center in Atoka. The final workshop is at 10:30 a.m., May 15 at Murray State College in Tishomingo.

Contact Sharon Strickland at (580) 920-1388, ext. 101 and give her the training time, location and name of the person or persons attending the training. Interested parties are encouraged to call early because computers are limited.

The REAP on-line application at opens July 1 at 8 a.m. and will close Aug. 27 at 5 p.m.