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Federal Grant Will Help Scenic Hudson Tell Exciting History of West Point Foundry

Friday, July 13, 2007 -- Jason Taylor

WASHINGTON, D.C./PUTNAM COUNTY – At a ceremony in Washington, D.C., yesterday, First Lady Laura Bush presented Putnam County with a $150,000 Preserve America Grant. The funds – the largest of 43 grants issued – will be used to complete plans for creating a world-class industrial-heritage destination at Scenic Hudson’s West Point Foundry Preserve in Cold Spring. Scenic Hudson Senior Park Planner Rita Shaheen accepted the grant with U.S. Rep. John Hall, whose district includes Putnam County. Putnam County Legislator Vincent Tamagna also attended the ceremony.

Education and Outreach Assistant

Tuesday, July 3, 2007 -- Jason Taylor

Date of Notice:

July 2, 2007

Position Title:

Education and Outreach Assistant (52 week term)

Reports to:

Community Education Coordinator

Mission of Position:

The SCA member will spend equal time throughout the term working to help advance Scenic Hudson’s education and public outreach and programming goals at Scenic Hudson parks.