Retired from the club but still working part-time to help offset staff
cuts, Brannan had given up on owning Deerfield when Colonial came calling about eight months ago to see if Brannan was still interested.
He said he asked the state officials to reallocate the funds to offset staff
salary, but they did not think it was a good idea.
They will also help to offset staff
shortages until the end of the month while the ambulance service recruits and trains new employees.
About $44,800 was provided to offset staff
salaries associated with SPJ educational and awards programs.