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Thompson Works To Bring Change To The North District. "Creating Positive Change."

 

    Immediate Release
    August 16, 2010
    Contact: Ken Houston 716.854.8705
    houston@senate.state.ny.us


    Buffalo, NY – The Black Rock and Riverside communities are preparing for major changes and New York State Antoine M. Thompson ( D-parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) is lending a hand.  Thompson is hosting a North District Housing and Community Redevelopment Forum to address concerns of the people who live there.


    Senator Thompson has invited guest from the following organizations:
    • New York State Department of Housing & Community Renewal (NYSDHCR)
    • City of Buffalo Office of Strategic Planning
    • Empire State Development Corporation
    • Black Rock – Riverside Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.


    These speakers will talk about funding and other resources to support community redevelopment projects, housing and small business development.  The forum will offer community leaders and stakeholders better access to resources offered by the State of New York.


    WHO:  SENATOR ANTOINE M. THOMPSON
    WHAT: Black Rock-Riverside Community Redevelopment Forum
    WHERE: American Legion Post, 533 Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY 14207
    WHEN:  Tuesday, August 24th  from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM