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      Capps Shoes Gets Grant to Redesign Military Boots

      Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg based company is creating jobs and helping those who serve our country at the same time.

      Capps Shoe Company just received a grant from the Tobacco Commission and the Genedge Alliance for $120,000 total.

      The company, which produces military uniforms and shoes, has a manufacturing facility in Gretna.

      They plan to use the grant to redesign boots used by the coast guard and the marines.
      The Capps president said the new project has the potential to create up to 50 jobs.

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