March 2017 LTRG Council Report

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Case Management continues to coordinate resources and volunteer help to ensure fairness and prevent duplication of services for those households affected by the 2014 Boles Fire. LTRG staff is available by appointment at the LTRG office located upstairs from the library at 150 Alamo for those who would like to check in on any outstanding needs resulting from the Boles Fire. Contact information follows:

• Case Manager Andrea Herr at 530 408-0012; aherrwltrg@gmail.com • Construction Coordinator: Patrick (Pat) Olson : 530 925-1426; olypat60@gmail.com • Volunteer Team Coordinator: Brenda Duchi: 530 408-0023; bjoyd.wltrg@gmail.com • Long Term Recovery Group Email: weedltrg@gmail.com or visit www.weed.recovers.org • Weed LTRG Office location: 150 Alamo Street, Weed, CA Physical mailing address is Weed Long Term Recovery Group, PO Box 635, Weed, CA 96094 • Weed Recovers LTRG tab is on the City’s website home page updated with important information as it becomes available. www.ci.weed.ca.us

LTRG Volunteer Coordinator Brenda Duchi reports that there is a team of 12 from Sacred Heart University in Connecticut volunteering this week. They will be working at three homes, the Habitat house, and starting two more houses in the week they will be here. Next week Dominican University in NY will come with a team of 10, followed immediately by Eastern Washington University. These people will continue the work started today. The Weed Rotary sponsored Habitat House is now underway. The volunteer group was setting the strings and bat boards for the foundation this week. The Rotary Club plans to have a ground breaking the later part of this week or early next week.

The March issue of Enjoy Magazine features a story on the Weed Community Center.

Fiscal Report

Shasta Regional Community Foundation Community Disaster Relief Fund $641,356.97 Funds Raised to Date by SRCF ($498,826.00) *Grants Recommended/Disbursed $142,530.97 Subtotal $8,981.58 Refunds $151,512.55 Total Funds Available

United Way of Northern CA $202,378.02 Total donations to Boles Fire Relief Fund ($70,270.00) Total Grants to Date $132,108.02 Total Balance Remaining

Any community recovery projects that anticipate a need of funding should call Amanda Hutchings at the Shasta Regional Community Foundation at 530-244-1219 or research grant opportunities at www.shastarcf.org AND/OR contact Norma Mosqueda, Program Services Administrator, United Way of Northern California, 2280 Benton Dr. Building B, Redding, CA 96003, 530.241.7521, www.norcalunitedway.org

Upcoming meetings The LTRG meets next on Tuesday, March 14th at 2 pm in the new conference room at Great Northern Services, 310 Boles Street (note location change). These meetings are open to the public. Monthly meetings will resume on the second Tuesday of the month. The Executive Committee will continue to meet to consider any Disaster Relief Fund or United Way funding requests as they come up.


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