Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of October 24, 2010

Quote of the Week:

"We're working on a collaborative project that will shed light on Huntington's and Parkinson's disease. This ARRA award is taking us one step closer to finding a cure."

Lila Gierasch, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Massachusetts, on the ARRA award that is helping to fund her research.


photo: Barbara McGuire FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"The ARRA money allowed us to bring kids back into the district."

Barbara McGuire, principal of the Elizabeth Pole Elementary School in Taunton, on the stimulus funds the Taunton School district received that is helping the school system educate its children with special needs in its schools .




YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Lakeville, MA: A town tells its stimulus story Read more.


Stimulus-funded radio training program for the visually impaired is launched

photo: Workforce Training Class
The Vocational Opportunities in Communications Education Program for the blind, a new program to help visually-impaired students, has been launched. Funding for the program was provided through the Recovery Act. During the new 12-week program, visually impaired students will learn skills that will prepare them for careers in broadcasting, including on-air presentation, producing and editing. Read more.



Recovery Works: Innovative company grows in Holliston, aims to help diabetics

photo: Liberating Technologies
For diabetics, lower limb amputations are a harsh fact of life. Liberating Technologies, a company that makes prosthetic limbs, is trying to change that reality. The Holliston-based company is in the process of developing a product that will help those stricken with that illness avoid those amputations. And it is a stimulus award that is helping the company achieve that goal. Read more.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Housing Search Specialist - Springfield

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: RFQ for Design Services - Massachusetts Technology Collaborative

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