first_imgGovernor Douglas to announce $1.6 million in Grant AwardsFive Communities to Receive Funds for Housing, Economic Development ProjectsWHO: Governor Jim DouglasWHAT: Press ConferenceWHY: To announce $1.6 million in community development grants to 5 municipalitiesWHERE: 85 Kate Street, off Lily Pond Road within Maple Ridge Mobile Home Park, LyndonvilleWHEN: Tuesday, December 16th 12:30 p.m.LYNDONVILLE, Vt. – Helping Vermonters in affordable housing in Vermont stay in their homes and make them more energy efficient will be the goal as Governor Jim Douglas on Tuesday will announce the award of $1.6 million in community development grants to five communities.The following communities will be receiving grants:Town of LyndonTown of West RutlandCity of RutlandTown of KillingtonTown of BenningtonA brief reception with light refreshments will follow at Gilman Housing Trust offices at 48 Elm Street in Lyndonville.NOTE: If weather is considerably inclement a decision will be made before 8:30 a.m. to relocate the full ceremony to Gilman Housing Trust offices.For further information on the event please contact Josh Hanford, VCDP Director at (802) 828-5201.Directions:Ceremony Location – Customer site – 85 Kate Street – Lyndonville· Exit 23 off of I-91; Follow Route 5 into downtown Lyndonville (approximately 1.3 miles);· At the intersection of Route 5/Broad Street ( just past the Depot Coffee Shop) turn right onto Depot Street;· Shortly after, turn left onto High Street; and follow High Street staying to the right (approximately half a mile)· High Street merges onto Hill Street, follow Hill Street until the intersection of Lily Pond Road (approximately 1 mile);· Turn right onto Lily Pond Road and follow for approximately 9/10th a mile;· Turn left onto Kate Street, #85 will be on the left.Reception/ Inclement Location – Gilman Housing Trust, 48 Elm Street, Lyndonville· Follow directions backwards towards the town of Lyndonville· Follow Hill Street directly down to Route 5/Broad Street (approximately 1 mile);· Turn right onto Route 5/Broad Street;· Turn left onto Central Street;· Turn right onto Elm Street;· Parking will be on the street.last_img

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