July 2011 News Posts (7)

Additional Disaster Relief Announced for Sturbridge and Southbridge

(BOSTON)Senator Stephen M. Brewer (D-Barre) and the Patrick-Murray Administration today announced that federal aid will become available to the communities of Southbridge and Sturbridge for much of the storm-related infrastructure damage, debris removal and emergency response costs incurred from the June 1 tornado and severe storms.     

The assistance was authorized after additional…

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Added by CMS Chamber Online on July 22, 2011 at 2:51pm — No Comments

DISASTER CASE MANAGEMENT TRAINING SESSIONS

 

DISASTER  CASE  MANAGEMENT  TRAINING

Disaster Case Managers and Disaster Case Workers are a vital part of Long-Term Recovery Groups. The Case Management team serves as the primary point of contact between clients and resources to meet unmet needs.

 

Why this training?

To provide training and tools for the development of case management for long-term recovery…

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Added by CMS Chamber Online on July 21, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments

USE DISASTER FUNDS WISELY AND FOR INTENDED PURPOSE

FEMA PRESS RELEASE

 

USE DISASTER FUNDS WISELY AND FOR INTENDED PURPOSE  

WESTFIELD, MA. – State and federal disaster assistance payments are bringing needed financial help to homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damages in the June 1 severe storms and tornadoes.

However, those payments come with some words of advice from officials from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and…

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Added by CMS Chamber Online on July 14, 2011 at 5:07pm — No Comments

FEMA MAY REIMBURSE SHORT-TERM LODGING EXPENSES

FEMA PRESS RELEASE

FEMA MAY REIMBURSE SHORT-TERM LODGING EXPENSES 

WESTFIELD, MA. – Residents of Hampden and Worcester Counties who stayed at hotels, motels or other short-term lodging at their own expense because their homes were damaged in the June 1 severe storms and tornadoes may be eligible for reimbursement of those expenses.

Survivors must have had damage to their homes or loss of utilities on or after the June 1…

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Added by CMS Chamber Online on July 14, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Massive Cleanup Weekend Planned: July 30 & 31

A small group of professionals have gotten together to come up with a way to bridge the gap between the people wanting to help and the people who need it. Working closely with government the group has put forth this disaster website to make the effort more organized and to match the potential cleanup volunteers with the cleanup efforts which are best suited for them to handle in a timely fashion. Visit the website to volunteer and to get the latest news on the…

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Added by CMS Chamber Online on July 12, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Tornado Recovery Warehouse Resumes Operation

Tornado Recovery Warehouse

246 Worcester Street, Southbridge

Open Thursdays, 6-8pm or by appointment

Call 508-765-5491 (Bonnie) or 508-347-2761 (Alix) if you need access to the warehouse.



 

Donation Distribution

Individuals/families that were affected by the June 1st tornadoes are encouraged to stop by the warehouse…

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Added by CMS Chamber Online on July 12, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

2010 CMS Chamber Clambake Video

View the video from last year's Annual Outing at Publick House!

Great folks, great food, great tunes, great fun!

Save the date for this year's Clambake: August 11…

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Added by CMS Chamber Online on July 5, 2011 at 1:59pm — No Comments

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