Monday, January 15, 2018

"Senior SAFE grants to help provide education to older adults"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"Nearly two dozen MetroWest and Milford-area fire departments received state grants on Friday. 
In all, 255 fire departments across the state received Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) grants. The money, which is awarded by the governor’s office, provides departments money to work with school teachers to help provide fire and life lessons. 
Many of the departments also received Senior SAFE grants to help provide education to older adults. 
“The S.A.F.E. and Senior Safe programs are having a great impact on the fire and life safety of our most vulnerable populations – children and elders,” state Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostrosky said in a release. “The fire departments being supported in these public education efforts are increasing the safety of the people in their communities.” 
  • Franklin: $5,407
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Franklin (MA) Fire Dept
Franklin (MA) Fire Dept

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