Legislator Lorigo secures funding for community organizations as part of Erie County’s 2020 budget

Modified: January 6, 2020 8:57am


As part of Erie County’s 2020 budget, Erie County Legislator Joe Lorigo has secured funding for a number of organizations throughout his legislative district.

The following groups will receive funding:

  • East Aurora Boys and Girls Club - $10,000

  • Elma, Marilla, Wales Boys and Girls Club - $4,000

  • Holland Boys and Girls Club - $4,000

  • Rural Outreach Center - $10,000

  • Roycroft Campus - $10,000

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension - $9,000

  • West Seneca Senior Center- $1,000

  • East Aurora Senior Center - $1,000

  • Elma Senior Center -   $1,000

Legislator Lorigo said, “I am always proud to advocate for more funding for each of these organizations. These groups and their staff have done incredible work throughout our community and serve people of all ages. I look forward to seeing the many great ways I know these funds will be put to use.”

Gary Schutrum, Executive Director of the East Aurora Boys and Girls Club said, “Legislator Lorigo is a true difference maker in the lives of the youth that we serve, especially those who need us the most.  Over the years Legislator Lorigo has fought hard to secure additional funding to support educational and job ready training programs that enables our staff to positively impact the lives of the youth that we serve.  We cannot thank him enough for his support of the great work that we do in helping our youth members secure their great futures.”

Curt Maranto, Executive Director of the Roycroft Campus said, “The Roycroft Campus is grateful for the generous support of Legislator Joseph Lorigo and County Executive Mark Poloncarz. In the coming year these funds will help us continue to offer unique programs to local residents, as well as visitors from all over the world, while also working on much needed restoration of the walls and windows in the 118 year old Copper Shop.”


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