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Two Weeks until My Second Annual Senior Expo in Partnership with Penn State Brandywine
Fire Company & EMS Grant Program Applications Now Being Accepted
Applications are being accepted for the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program through Friday, Oct. 20. Administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner, the program provides grants for volunteer and career fire, emergency medical services and rescue companies.
Grants may be used for construction or renovation of a unitís station, the purchase or repair of equipment, training or debt reduction. The maximum grant amount is $15,000 for fire companies and $10,000 for volunteer ambulance services. Career ambulance companies can apply for the grants, so long as they are designated as a municipalityís primary EMS provider.
Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus
Eligible veterans who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations from Aug. 2, 1990 to Aug. 31, 1991 have less than one year to collect a special one-time payment to honor their service and sacrifice. Applications for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus are due by Aug. 31, 2018.
The bonus program, administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, pays $75 per month for qualifying, active-duty service members, up to a $525 maximum. Individuals who received a bonus or similar compensation from any other state are not eligible for the Pennsylvania program.
Autumnís PA Preferred Arrival
As cooler temperatures begin to yield fields full of autumn crops, Pennsylvaniaís Farmerís Markets and Roadside Stands are overflowing with PA Preferred Produce, according to the PA Department of Agriculture.
Check the Seasonal Calendar for peak freshness, whether itís cabbage, carrots, and cauliflower or peaches, pears, and plums, or any of the other crops that contribute to the $6.1 billion in annual cash receipts from production agriculture, making it the leading economic driver in Pennsylvania.
Consult the interactive locator map or the most recent printable hard copy of the Pennsylvania Farm Market Guide. It is recommended you check the marketís website, where provided, or call ahead to confirm days and hours of operation and availability of specific products. Be sure to look for the PA Preferred logo at your grocery store and restaurants, also. Select from a number of recipes for a new twist on your favorite PA Preferred produce.
Satellite Offices Now Open to Better Serve You
How We Can Help You
Here are some of the ways that my office can assist you:
How to Contact Me
I have staffed offices in the district and Harrisburg to provide you with top-notch constituent service and provide answers to legislative inquiries.
The district offices are located at:
4110 Edgmont Ave, Brookhaven, PA 19015. The phone number is (610) 447-3163.
780 E. Market St, Ste140, West Chester, PA 19382. The phone number is (610) 436-3320.
Both offices are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
My Harrisburg office can be reached by phone at (717) 787-4712 or by mail at Senate Box 203009, Harrisburg, PA 17120.
If you are having any problems with state agencies or need help with a problem relating to government, my staff and I will be happy to assist you.
Senate Box 203009
4110 Edgmont Ave
780 E. Market St