Massachusetts Recovery Update
Week of April 4, 2010
Quote of the Week:
"It's really a historic moment for us."
Beth Ann Strollo, executive director of Quincy Community Action Programs Inc., on the $1 million stimulus grant, which, when combined with other funding sources, will enable QCAP to purchase and renovate a building.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"When this opportunity came my prayers were answered."
Daisy Wolff, on the stimulus grants that enabled her to retrain for a new career after she was laid off.
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
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Stimulus Funds to Support Training in Healthcare JobsOver $3.2 million in stimulus grants will support healthcare workforce development partnerships that will help Massachusetts residents advance in healthcare careers. One out of every seven jobs in the Commonwealth is in the healthcare field.
Thanks to a $10.7 million stimulus grant, Community Health Connections, a community health center in Fitchburg, is moving forward with its plans to build a new health center on the Burbank campus of the HealthAlliance Hospital. The project will include renovating a 17,000-sf building on the hospital campus and building a 25,000-sf health care building. Read more.
Community Health Connections Gets Stimulus Money to Expand
Stimulus Stories: Stimulus Helps a Housing Project With its Redevelopment DreamThe Washington Beech Housing Development in Roslindale has been dreaming of a redevelopment for years -- one that would both increase the number of affordable housing options and knit the development more effectively into the greater fabric of its surrounding community. Now, thanks, in part, to a $10 million stimulus award the dream is finally on the way to becoming a reality. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Working Foreman
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Bedford Housing Authority - Building Project
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