Bernie on the Road

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Bernie meets with the healthcare providers and staff of the Little Rivers Health Care, a Federally Qualified Health Center, in Wells River Vermont.

Bernie discusses the economy with residents in St. Johnsbury at a Town Meeting attended by some 150 people.

The Senator met with Vergennes Union High School Co-Principals, Ed Webbley and Peter Reynolds, before speaking to students.

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 is pictured here with staff from the Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region who he met with for an hour to discuss health care in Rutland County.

Senator Sanders announced a $140,000 to the Rutland Boys and Girls Club to expand their outreach capabilities and is pictured here with Executive Director Larry Bayle and Rutland Mayor Chris Louras.

Bernie with youth from the Rutland Boys and Girls Club.

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.

Bernie is pictured here with Bennington community leaders at a meeting that he hosted to discuss the health care needs in Bennington County.

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.

Bernie met with members of the Bellows Falls Senior Center after announcing a federal grant for $39,100 for repairs to the Senior Center.

Bernie is flanked by Bellows falls Selectboard Chair Tom McPhee (left) and community leader Lefty Lopez (right) as he announces $380,000 for the Rockingham Recreation Center.

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.

Bernie with Springfield Police Chief Doug Johnston after the Senator announced a $200,000 grant for communications equipment and other departmental upgrades.

The Senator meets with Springfield seniors after announcing a federal grant for $20,400.

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.

Senator Sanders with Springfield Hospital President Tom Crawford.

Nearly 300 people attended a "Town Meeting on the Economic Crisis" which featured University of Missouri at Kansas City Assistant Professor of Law and Economics William Black.