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Welcome The Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse to Poughkeepsie!

 

Wonderful to join The Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse at the opening of their new building in the City of Poughkeepsie. I was proud to secure a $100,000 Economic Development Grant for its construction earlier this year. This is a special organization in our community and I look forward to their continued work in their new home.

June 4, 2014
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Honoring the legacy of Rosa Parks

 

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, I was honored to be part of the REAL Skills Network's 1st Annual Rosa Parks Benefit in the City of Poughkeepsie, and celebrate the legacy of Rosa Parks with her family and members of our community.

June 4, 2014
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Happy Valentines Day!

 

 

I had a wonderful time visiting and handing out valentines w/ veterans at Castle Point -- also talking with former Congressman Benjamin Gilman.

June 4, 2014
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Celebrating Beacon Elks Lodge #1493's 4th Annual First Responders Dinner

 

Michelle and I had a nice evening at the Beacon Elks Lodge #1493's 4th Annual First Responders Dinner honoring the City of Beacon and Town of Fishkill first responders. Thank you for your selfless commitment to our community.

June 4, 2014
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Senator Gipson at the Kent Fire Department Installation Ceremony

 

As a former volunteer firefighter, I was honored to be part of the Kent Fire Department Installation Ceremony last night.

June 4, 2014
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Arts Mid-Hudson

 

I greatly enjoyed Arts Mid-Hudson's (formerly the Dutchess County Arts Council) retrospective of artwork and stories spanning the organization's 50-year history in our community. I was happy to present them with a Senate Resolution recognizing their support of our local arts.

June 4, 2014
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Congratulations Joe Pettinella!

 

Congratulations Joe Pettinella for being installed as President of the Dutchess County Association of Realtors. I enjoyed speaking with the members of the DCAR.

June 4, 2014
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Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

I had a wonderful time yesterday joining community members, Mayor Randy Casale and Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the City of Beacon.

June 4, 2014
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Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

I had a wonderful time yesterday joining community members, Mayor Randy Casale and Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the City of Beacon.

June 4, 2014
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Arlington Central School District's 9th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute

 

I was honored to give remarks at the Arlington Central School District’s 9th Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

June 4, 2014
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Funding public education is of crucial importance!

 

Meeting with local teachers, advocates and students to talk about the importance of equitably funding public education, and the need for individualization, not standardization in our schools.

June 4, 2014
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DCC Annual President's Breakfast

 

It was a pleasure to attend the Dutchess County Community College’s Annual President's Breakfast. DCCC is one of our community's most valuable assets. I wish President David Conklin the best in his retirement, and thank him for his years of service to Dutchess County.

June 4, 2014
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Administering the Oath of Office in Poughkeepsie!

 

I had the privilege of administering the Oath of Office last evening at the City of Poughkeepsie swearing in ceremony.

June 4, 2014
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Congratulations to Philipstown's newly elected Councilmembers and Supervisor!

 

It was as an honor to start the New Year by swearing in Philipstown's newly elected Councilmembers and Supervisor.

June 4, 2014
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