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For Immediate Release:
April 29, 2014
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DOS and NY Rising Planning Committee Host 2nd Meeting for NY Rising Program in Niagara County

The New York State Department of State will host its second public meeting on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 7:00pm to discuss strategies for the Niagara County NY Rising Community Reconstruction Plan.  This open- house style meeting will take place at Niagara County Community College Fine Arts Theater. Representatives of the Department of State, along with members of the project Planning Committee and local elected officials, invite community members to share their knowledge on:

The NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program is designed to empower communities affected by storms, to create and implement locally created strategies for rebuilding and strengthening their communities against future extreme weather events.  The strategies will be based on the needs of the county and developed by the NY Rising Niagara County Planning Committee, community leaders, experts and officials. 

WHO: The New York Department of State and the Niagara County NY Rising Planning Committee 

WHAT: NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program Public Meeting for Niagara County.

WHEN: May 7, 2014, 7:00-9:00pm.


Niagara County Community College,
Fine Arts Theater (F-Building)

3111 Saunders Settlement Road,
Sanborn, NY 14132


For Logistics contact Barbara Walck at 716-614-5902 or via email at