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Legislator Lorigo announces funding for East Aurora & Holland Boys and Girls Clubs


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There has been much talk recently about how late bars should be allowed to stay open in Erie County. Currently, Erie County requires bars and restaurants to stop serving alcohol at 4 a.m.  Bars are not required to stay open that late, and...

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo has released the following statement concerning recent discussions about changing the closing time for bars in Erie County:

 

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Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo announces that, with unanimous approval of the Legislature on Thursday, June 6, 2013, the Boys and Girls Club of East Aurora and Boys and Girls Club of Holland will receive Summer Primetime funding to support programming.

 

“The organizations receiving Primetime Funding have proven to be an asset to our young people. The programs offered keep youths engaged in activities during the summer recess and provide a safe and structured option for families,” said Legislator Lorigo.

 

Legislator Lorigo also noted the approval of funding for organizations that benefit the entire county, including Greater Niagara Frontier Council – Boy Scouts; Girl Scouts of WNY; Be-A-Friend - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County; WNY United Against Drugs & Alcohol Abuse; and others.

 

Determination of Primetime funding is coordinated through the Department of Social Services and the final proposal is requested by the County Executive’s Office.

 

For additional information, or to speak with Legislator Lorigo, please contact his Legislative Office at 858-8922; email joseph.lorigo@erie.gov; or visit www.erie.gov/legislature/district10.