Senator Tartaglione Announces Award of $116,000 Security Grant to Local Veterans Organization
Philadelphia, PA, March 12, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia) today announced the award of a $116,485 Non-Profit Security Grant to Drizin-Weiss Post 215 in support of safety improvements at the Burholme veterans’ hall and its adjoining shopping center.
“The members of Post 215 served our community and our nation with pride and distinction, so I am thrilled to support their efforts to improve their meeting facility,” Senator Tartaglione said.
“We are enhancing security for the vets that visit the facility as well as the community that uses the center,” Post 215 Commander M.B. Kanis said.
The Post welcomes between 1,800 and 3,000 visitors each month. Its $116,485 grant is being administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Grants totaling $5 million were awarded to 113 organizations in 26 Pennsylvania counties as part of the Non-Profit Security Grant Fund. Amounts ranged from $7,200 to $150,000.
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