Commission on Economic Opportunity
2331 Fifth Ave
Troy, NY 12180
Director of Communications and Development
518-272-6012, Ext. 274
An estimated 20 new jobs will be created; local subcontractors and businesses will also benefit
TROY, NY – NOVEMBER 4, 2010 – The Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO) announced today that they will be joined by many state and local officials to break ground on their newest Family Resource Center to be built in the southern portion of Rensselaer County and will be located at 12 New Road in the Town of Schodack. The Family Resource Center will house the CEO’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs and will give the residents in the southern portion of the County the same access to CEO’s services as all other County residents. Funding for this project has been obtained through Department of Health and Human Services and NYS Office of Community Renewal as well as some private grant funding. The event will be held Friday, November 12th at 2:30PM.
WHO (Invited Participants): Senator Charles Schumer; Senator Kristin Gillibrand; Congressman Paul Tonko; Congressman-Elect Chris Gibson McDonald (R); State Senator Roy McDonald (R); Assemblyman Ron Canestrari (D); Assemblyman-Elect Steve McLaughlin (R); Kathleen Jimino, Rensselaer County Executive; Secretary of State Ruth Noemi Colon; Officials from the Office of Head Start; Office of Community Renewal; Town of Schodack Supervisor Dennis Dowds; Town of Nassau Supervisor David Fleming; Mayor of the Village of Nassau Robert Severance and other local officials from the Towns of Nassau and Schodack as well as CEO Executive Director, Karen Gordon, Debra Bedard, CEO Deputy Executive Director and other CEO staff.
WHERE: 12 New Road, Schodack, NY
WHEN: Friday, November 12, 2010; 2:30 PM
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