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Senator Dale M. Volker And Members Of The Western New York Legislative Delegation To Announce Renaming Of Route 219 To The Erie County Veteran's Meorial Highway & The Arthur Benson Memorial Highway

TOMORROW, Saturday, October 1st Starting at 10:00 AM

(Albany, NY) TOMORROW Saturday, October 1st at 10:00 AM, Senator Dale M. Volker and the members of the Western New York Legislative Delegation will unveil the official renaming of Route 219 to the "Erie County Veterans Memorial Highway" and the "Arthur Benson Memorial Highway."

All Media Outlets are welcomed to attend and participate in Question and Answers following the presentations.

September 29, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $15,000 For The Orchard Park Boys & Girls Club

(Albany, NY and Depew, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $15,000 to support the Orchard Park Boys & Girls Club. Senator Volker secured these funds as part of the adopted 2006-2007 State Budget.

"The Boys and Girls Club of Orchard Park has been a stabilizing and positive force in the lives of thousands of our young people in Orchard Park," said Senator Dale M. Volker.

September 27, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $40,000 For Goodwill Industries Of Western New York

(ALBANY, NY and DEPEW, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) today announced that he has secured a $40,000 state grant for Goodwill Industries of Western New York. These state funds will supplement Goodwill Industries of Western New York’s operational costs and continue in providing services for those who utilize their programs and services.

September 27, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $15,000 For The Lancaster Opera House

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $15,000 for the Lancaster Opera House within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget.

September 27, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $150,000 For Mercy Flight Western New York

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $150,000 for Mercy Flight Western New York within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget.

September 27, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $15,000 For Genesee Falls Fire Company

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $15,000 for the Genesee Falls Fire Company within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget. This funding will assist the Genesee Falls Fire Company with their efforts to purchase a responder brush truck.

"The Genesee Falls Fire Company has been an instrumental force in emergency preparedness and safety in the region, especially as it relates to its close vicinity to the Letchworth State Park," said Senator Dale M. Volker.

September 26, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $45,000 For The Town Of Bennington

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $45,000 for the Town of Bennington within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget. This state grant will be used to alleviate the severe stream bank, road shoulder erosion that is occurring on Schoellkopf Road along Cayuga Creek.

September 26, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $5,000 For Cowlesville Fire Company

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $5,000 for the Cowlesville Fire Company within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget. This funding will assist the Cowlesville Fire Company with their efforts to purchase essential firematic equipment to better protect and serve their community.

"It has been my longtime belief that we must provide our fire and emergency personnel with the essential tools and resources in order for them to safely and professionally carry out their dangerous jobs.

September 26, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $70,000 For The Town Of Wethersfield

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured two state grants totaling $70,000 for the Town of Wethersfield within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget.

September 26, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $15,000 For The Northern Livingston County American Red Cross

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $15,000 for the Northern Livingston County Chapter of the American Red Cross within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget. This funding will assist the Northern Livingston County Chapter of the American Red Cross with their efforts to purchase a new vehicle to support their Motor Corps program.

"The Northern Livingston County Chapter of the American Red Cross has provided thousands of people with assistance over the years," said Senator Dale M. Volker.

September 26, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $20,000 For Caledonia Fire Department

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $20,000 for the Caledonia Fire Department within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget. This funding will assist the Caledonia Fire Department with their efforts to purchase a generator to be used for emergency purpose at the J.W.

September 26, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $25,000 For York Central School District

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $25,000 for the York Central School District within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget.

September 26, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker To Announce Major Funding For Several Livingston And Wyoming County Organizations

(Albany, NY) On Tuesday, September 27th at 9:30 AM, Senator Dale M. Volker will begin announcements for state funding that he has secured as part of the adopted 2005-2006 State Budget for several Livingston and Wyoming County organizations.

All Media Outlets are welcomed to attend and participate in Question and Answers following the presentations.

September 25, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $10,000 For The Warren Drive Park In The Town Of Aurora

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $10,000 for the Town of Aurora to assist them with the town’s upgrade and renovation project for the Warren Drive Park. Senator Volker secured this $10,000 grant within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget.

"The Town of Aurora, parents, grandparents, our children and many within the community have advocated for the upgrade and renovation for the Warren Drive park.

September 21, 2005
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September 19, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $40,000 For Bristol Volunteer Fire Department

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $40,000 for the Bristol Volunteer Fire Department within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget. This funding will assist the Bristol Volunteer Fire Department with their efforts to expand their emergency parking area for their members and for fundraising activities.

"Our volunteer fire and emergency personnel are on the front lines in protecting our lives and our property," said Senator Dale M. Volker.

September 12, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $23,000 For Gorham Elementary School

Senator Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) today announced that he has secured $23,000 to assist in the construction of a new playground at the Gorham Elementary School. Senator Volker secured these state funds as part of the adopted 2005-2006 State Budget.

"Parents, teachers, administrators and the children who are part of the Gorham Elementary School have for the past couple of years have worked nonstop to raise the needed funds for a new playground for their school and community," said Senator Volker.

September 12, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $25,000 For Beaver Meadow Audubon Society Center

(Albany, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $25,000 for the Buffalo Audubon Society’s Beaver Meadow preserve within the adopted 2005-2006 New York State Budget. This funding will be utilized by the Buffalo Audubon Society to expand its educational programs located at its Beaver Meadow site located in North Java in Wyoming County.

"Beaver Meadow is truly an untapped natural resource that has enormous educational and eco-tourism potential.

September 7, 2005
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Senator Dale M. Volker Announces Two Funding Grants For The American Legion Post 362 Located In East Aurora

(Albany, N.Y.) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) today announced that he has secured two state grants for the East Aurora American Legion Post 362. A grant of $25,000 will provide for the installation of a new water line for the American Legion Post 362 due to insufficient water capacity and pressure.

September 6, 2005
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Volker Announces Senate Plan To End State Gas Tax Windfall, Helps Seniors Stay Warm

(ALBANY, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew), along with members of the Senate Majority, announced a proposal to end to government "profiteering" on high gas prices. The plan calls for a cap on the sales tax to provide immediate price relief to motorists, and the utilization of those sales tax receipts already accumulated gas tax windfall to help seniors stay warm this winter.

"We are all feeling the hit at the gas pumps and this is creating an undue financial hardship for hardworking families across western New York," said Senator Volker.

September 5, 2005
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