Welcome to "Mike's Memo," an update on what's
happening in the 48th Legislative District, the State Capitol, and the progress
of my legislative priorities. If you haven't done so already, please take a few
moments to visit my website at
www.senatorfolmer.com to learn more about issues that may affect you and
Week of February 20, 2017
PA Veteransí Trust Fund Grants Awarded
The PA Department of
Military and Veterans Affairs will disperse
Veteransí Trust Fund grants to county Veterans Affairs Offices and
charitable or veteran service organizations. The grants are funded by
Pennsylvanians who made a $3 donation when applying for or renewing their
driverís license or photo ID, renewing a motor vehicle registration, purchase
proceeds from the
Honoring Our Veterans license plate, and private donations.
Grantees serving the 48th Senatorial District include: Dauphin
County Office of Veterans Affairs - $12,500 for veteran identification cards and
expanded outreach services; Central PA Food Bank, Harrisburg - $20,000 for its
MilitaryShare program, and; Volunteers of America of PA, Harrisburg - $30,000 to
support homeless veteransí reintegration back into society. To learn more about
the Veterans Trust Fund, visit www.vtf.pa.gov.
Department of Education Awards Safe Schools Grants
The PA Department
of Education awarded $6.5 Million in competitive grants for the training and
compensation of school resource officers and school police officers, and to
prevent and reduce violent incidents through programs and security equipment.
The following awardees are in the 48th Senatorial District:
Middletown Area School District, Dauphin County - $24,560 for visitor
identification system, cameras, radios and electronic door; Annville-Cleona
School District, Lebanon County - $24,780 for visitor identification system;
West Shore School District, York County - $24,996 for visitor identification
system; Lebanon School District, Lebanon County - $23,700 for metal detectors
and radios; Northeastern York School District, York County - $13,273 for radios,
and; Swatara Township Police Department, Dauphin County - $60,000.
911 Rapid Response Cable Show
I recently filmed my March Community Report cable show at
911 Rapid Response in Annville Ė A
great small business success story in the 48th Senatorial District!
Stay tuned for the upcoming show! Stay tuned!
|Mark Sallada, Owner
911 Rapid Response
Lebanon County Commission for Women Glass Slipper Project
County Commission for Women will hold the Glass Slipper prom dress sale 7
p.m.-9 p.m. Fri., Feb. 24, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., Feb. 25 at the Lebanon
Valley Mall (2231 Cumberland St.) in the previous Fashion Bug location. The sale
is open to Lebanon County high school students, and dresses (new and gently
used) will be sold for $10. A fashion show will be held at the stage near
Boscovís Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. prior to the sale.
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