ARBOR RECEIVES GRANT FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE SURVIVORS
A $50,000 grant to aid domestic violence victims was awarded to Arbor Housing and Development Friday. The Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence gave Arbor the grant to go to help identifying and assisting domestic violence victims with legal services in Steuben County. Specifically, Arbor will invest the award into the Net Domestic Violence Services program which will coordinate with Legal Assistance of Western New York, local law enforcement and other organizations to find survivors of domestic violence who most need the support.
BATH VA WILL HAVE OPEN HOUSE TUESDAY
The Bath VA is having an open house to recruit nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and nursing assistants to hire to work in the geriatric skilled nursing and palliative care units. Interested Applicants should bring copies of their licensures, resumes and transcript to Building 92 at the VA Campus on Tuesday, July 11th from 1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
REED ANNOUNCES TOWN HALLS
Congressman Tom Reed announced he will hold two town hall meetings next weekend. On Saturday, July 15th he is scheduled to appear at Belfast Fire Department on 13 Merton Avenue in Belfast at 8:30 a.m. and Lindley-Presho Volunteer Fire Department on 9541 Tannery Creek Road in Lindley at 11:30 a.m. “We choose to hold town halls because we believe in responsive and accessible government.” The Congressman said.
DORMANN GRANT PROVIDES SENIORS WITH VR EQUIPMENT
A Southern Tier Library System Outreach Mini-Grant was awarded to Dormann Library to help the community’s underserved members, more specifically senior citizens who are under the auspices of CareFirst, a nonprofit program that provides complete hospice, palliative care and grief support services to residents of Steuben county. The library will offer Virtual Reality headgear to check out at the library for seniors use with CareFirst staff smartphones to access certain experiences they want to experience before they pass away.