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Legislator Dixon secures Summer Primetime funding for local youth programs


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During last Thursday’s session, the Erie County Legislature unanimously approved funding that will benefit summer youth and recreation programs throughout the county, including a number of organizations in Legislator Lynne Dixon’s district.

Funding was secured for the following organizations:

  • Acess WNY - $10,000
  • Cradle Beach - $7,500
  • Lackawanna Sports & Ed - $7,500
  • Lackawanna Youth Empowerment - $7,500
  • Seneca Babcock Community Association - $7,500
  • Seneca Street CDC - Seneca Street Community Development Corporation - $10,000
  • Town of Hamburg recreation - $10,000
  • Village of Hamburg recreation - $2,500

“Each year, I proudly support these funds that are critical to children and families throughout the community,” said Legislator Lynne Dixon. “Every one of these organizations offers a number of different resources that allow kids to learn while having fun during the summer months.”

"The Town of Hamburg's Youth Bureau is greatly enhanced by the recent Primetime funding we received and we greatly appreciate Legislator Lynne Dixon's support of our application,” said Martin Denecke. “The program this grant supports offers mentoring to middle school and high school students, especially those who have traditionally had such opportunities."

Primetime funds also support the Girl Scouts of WNY and the YWCA, as well as other groups throughout the City of Buffalo.

Determination of Summer Primetime funding is coordinated through the Department of Social Services and the final proposal is requested by the County Executive’s office.  For a list of all organizations receiving funding in 2018, click here.