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Bernie discussed senior housing issues with VHCB Housing Programs Director Polly Nichol, Addison County Community Trust Executive Director Terry McNight, Vergennes City Manager Mel Hawley, and Housing Vermont President Nancy Owen.
Senator Sanders announced a $65,000 federal grant to the Castleton Community Center for a range of building renovations. The Senator is pictured here with Southwestern Vermont Executive Director Diane Novak and Castleton Community Center Executive Director, Joanne Riley.
Senator Sanders announced a grant of $47,000 grant to the Molly Stark School in Bennington for summer learning programs. Bernie is pictured here with Molly Stark Assistant Principal Gail Johnson and Southwest Supervisory Union Interim Superintendent, George Carpenter.
Bernie announced $25,000 in federal funds for renovations to the Bennington Senior Center and is pictured here with Bennington Selectboard Chair Lodi Colvin, Bennington Senior Center Director Susan Hoag, and Town Manager Stu Hurd.
Senator Sanders announced two federal grants on April 15 for the Brattleboro community; $60,000 for Youth Services of Windham County to expand their teen drop-in night program and $28,845 for renovations to the Brattleboro Senior Center. Here the Senator is pictured with staff and board members from both organizations.
Rockingham Village Trustee President Cathy Bergman and Bellows Falls Fire Chief, William Weston, are pictured here with Senator Sanders as he announces a $475,000 FEMA grant that was awarded to Rockingham for the purchase of this new fire truck.
The Senator met with doctors and management personnel from Springfield Hospital to discuss the new Federally Qualified Health Center that will be established in Springfield with funds from the stimulus.