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Senator Sanders held a press conference on Monday to announce $137,950 in federal support that he secured for three delinquency prevention programs in the Rutland area. The funds include $40,050 for the Success Program at Rutland High School, $26,700 for the Howe Center Campus of Rutland High School to expand a school-to-work program for students, and another $71,200 for the Smokey House Center for a statewide learning program in agriculture and natural resources. Senator Sanders is pictured below with (from the left) Lynn Bondurant, Executive Director of Smokey House, Ellie McGarry, Director of Support Services at Rutland High School, Senator Sanders, and Rutland High School Howe Center Students Shaun Duarte and Kelsey Bauer.
Bernie with Kelsey and Shaun.
Bernie was the keynote speaker at the grand opening of the beautiful new Bennington Veterans Outpatient Clinic on North Street in Bennington. Below he is pictured cutting the ribbon next to Tammy Follensbee, Acting VA Network Director, and Dr. Peter King, medical Director of the Bennington Veterans Outpatient Clinic.