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National Disability Employment Awareness Award Ceremony

 

Congratulations to these local businesses that received this years National Disability Employment Awareness Award. They understand how important it is to offer employment opportunities to those with disabilities. Proud to have been apart of today's awards ceremony.

June 4, 2014
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Eagle Scouts

 

Congrats to Dylan D. Feller for reaching the rank of Eagle Scout. As an Eagle Scout myself, it was a privilege to present him with a Senate Proclamation recognizing his hard work and community service.

June 4, 2014
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Renewable Energy in the Hudson Valley!

Stopped by Hudson Solar this morning to get an update on the solar energy industry and their progress as a local business. I continue to be committed to renewable energy in the Hudson Valley in my efforts to grow our economy and create jobs.

June 4, 2014
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Southern Dutchess NAACP

 

Honored to attend the Southern Dutchess NAACP meeting and present Reverend Tony Hart with a Senate Proclamation recognizing his dedication to equality and community service.

June 4, 2014
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Think Local First!

 

With Charlie North, President and CEO of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce at their 2013 Think Local First Business Expo -- In my efforts to grow our local economy and create jobs, my top priority is reducing the cost of doing business in Dutchess & Putnam Counties.

June 4, 2014
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Madava Farms

I just took a very impressive tour of Madava Farms, home of Crown Maple Syrup, in Dover Plains

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Dia Beacon

Spoke to high school students at Dia Beacon about bringing creativity to all aspects of our lives including government.

June 4, 2014
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Mid-Hudson Library

Spoke at the Mid-Hudson Library System's 54th Annual Meeting and presented them with a $22,828 NYS Library Construction Grant to improve their facility in the City of Poughkeepsie. Libraries are cornerstones in our communities and I'm committed to supporting them.

June 4, 2014
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Supporting the Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Abuse

With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I was honored to attend the Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Abuse Annual Recognition Breakfast & Membership Meeting at Vassar College, recognizing Dr. David A. Crenshaw, Det. Sgt. Jason Mark and Ms. Susie Balutis for their tremendous work in our community. They are an inspiration in my continued efforts to pass Rosie's Law, and give victims of sexual and domestic violence abuse a more compassionate justice system.

June 4, 2014
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Welcome Half Moon Theater!

Happy to welcome the Half Moon Theatre to their new theater space in the Town of Poughkeepsie. As someone who spent much of my life in the theatre, I look forward to the positive impact they will have on our community.

June 4, 2014
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Supporting the Vassar-Warner Home

Happy to support Vassar-Warner Home at the unveiling of their newly renovated Assisted Living Program & Personal Care Department.

June 4, 2014
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The Dutchess County Association of Realtors (DCAR) and Mid-Hudson Multiple Listing Service's (MHMLS) town hall forum

I was happy to participate in the Dutchess County Association of Realtors (DCAR) and Mid-Hudson Multiple Listing Service's (MHMLS) town hall forum with Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor to answer questions and discuss our work in the legislature.

June 4, 2014
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Poughkeepsie High School's homecoming game

With Superintendent Dr. Nicole Williams at Poughkeepsie High School's homecoming game -- great game Pioneers!

June 4, 2014
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Pine Plains FFA Agriculture Parade

Beautiful morning for the Pine Plains FFA Agriculture Parade. As a ranking member on the Senate Agriculture Committee, it's always great to celebrate our farming families and the importance of agriculture in our community.

June 4, 2014
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Senator Gipson speech at the Poughkeepsie Commons ribbon cutting ceremony

It was a pleasure to give remarks today at the Poughkeepsie Commons ribbon cutting ceremony. This is a great project in the City of Poughkeepsie that has established the model in how public/private partnerships can offer both quality and affordable housing to our veterans and seniors.

June 4, 2014
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Senator Gipson attends the ribbon cutting for the new Rondout Savings Bank branch in Hyde Park.

It was a pleasure joining the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce at the ribbon cutting for the new Rondout Savings Bank branch in Hyde Park.

June 4, 2014
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