Schoharie, NY – Mar. 5, 2013. Schoharie Area Long Term (SALT) is pleased to invite members of the media, elected officials and other interested parties to a press conference on Thursday, March 14 at 11:00a.m. at 177 Middlefort Road, Middleburgh, NY. The Wetsel family who owns this house is anxious to return home but needs assistance to make it happen.
SALT will be making an exciting announcement about the status of the matching challenge grant that was awarded by Fenimore Asset Management last fall. In addition, SALT staff will share preliminary results from a comprehensive assessment that was recently undertaken to determine remaining unmet rebuilding and recovery needs throughout the Schoharie Creek basin and surrounding areas. SALT will also be welcoming a new team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC).
SALT is a regional coalition and coordinating council that seeks to provide interfaith and inter-agency resources, advocacy, healing, and support as well as direct recovery assistance to those affected by flood and storm damage from the 2011 disaster. For more information please visit,http://saltrecovery.org.