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SMOKE-FREE HOUSING – MONDAY, JULY 30TH

Just a reminder that Plattsburgh Housing Authority will be Smoke-Free beginning Monday, July 30th. As stated in the No-Smoking Policy (which all tenants have signed), smoking/vaping will no longer be allowed in apartments, interior common areas, hallways, laundry rooms, stairways, offices, elevators or in outside areas within 25 feet of a building (family housing) or within 40 feet of a building (senior housing) effective July 30, 2018.

Attached below is information on local agencies that offer assistance if you are interested in managing nicotine cravings or are ready to quit. The UVM-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital telephone number listed on the attachment (518-314-3633) is the contact number for Elise Rock (RN, Tobacco Cessation Counselor) who has been working with Plattsburgh Housing Authority to assist tenants who are ready to quit smoking.

Thank you for helping us to clear the air at Plattsburgh Housing Authority!!!!

Healthier Buildings, Healthier Tenants

101 Ways to a Healthy Community & I’m One!! (Friday, July 27th on McGaulley Avenue)

Attached please find information on events hosted by the Clinton County Health Department from July 17th to July 27th at locations throughout the county.

On Friday, July 27th from 10 AM to 2 PM, the event will be held at the Plattsburgh Housing Authority at the end of McGaulley Avenue. You can navigate through a life-sized maze while testing your health know-how at every turn. The first 25 attendees to take the Better Choice Pledge will receive a prize!!!

Mark your calendars and “Be the One” to make a pledge to a healthier life!!!

Healthy Community

 

PHA Awarded HUD-VASH vouchers

Check out the article in the Press-Republican that details the PHA’s award of HUD-VASH vouchers here

 

 

FREE Rabies Clinic – Tuesday, August 7th (6-8:30 PM; Morrisonville Fire Department)

Attached is information on the upcoming FREE Rabies Clinic being held on Tuesday, August 7th from 6:00 to 8:30 PM at the Morrisonville Fire Department located at 1927 Route 22B, Morrisonville, NY.

Rabies clinic

PHA Family Housing Town Hall Meeting – Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 (10 AM to Noon)

Plattsburgh Housing Authority will be having a Family Housing Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 10 AM to Noon at the McGaulley Avenue Community Room (57 McGaulley Avenue, upstairs).

The following representatives will be at the meeting to discuss programs, listen to concerns, answer questions:

Rachelle Armstrong, City of Plattsburgh Ward 1 Councilor

Kathy Bishop, Clinton County LEAP Program/OneWorkSource

Mary Lee Ireland, WIC Program

Krissie Pulsifer, Newly elected PHA Board of Commissioners Representative for Family Housing Residents

Elise Rock, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist

See attached notice for more information:

FH Town Hall meeting

Senior Job Fair & Celebration Event (Wednesday, May 30th in Albany, NY)

Below is information on a free Senior Job Fair & Celebration Event being held Wednesday, May 30th from 9:30 AM to Noon in Albany, NY

Senior Job Fair

FREE Healthy Kids Day at the Plattsburgh YMCA (Saturday, April 28th, 11 AM to 3 PM)

The Plattsburgh YMCA (17 Oak Street, Plattsburgh) is hosting a FREE Healthy Kids Day this Saturday (April 28th) from 11 AM to 3 PM.

See below for more information:

Healthy Kids Day

May 2018 – Month of the Young Child

May is the Month of the Young Child which is a time to recommit ourselves to ensuring that every child receives the type of early environment – at home, at childcare, at school, and in the community – that nurtures and promotes early learning.

Check out the upcoming activities occurring in our area that promote learning:

MOYC 2018

 

 

OneWorkSource and Plattsburgh Housing Authority – Group Discussion (Thursday, April 19th)

OneWorkSource (Kathy Bishop) and Plattsburgh Housing Authority (Maxine Perry) will be holding a group discussion for our residents in Family Housing on Thursday, April 19th from 10 AM to 11:30 AM at the McGaulley Avenue Community Room (57 McGaulley Avenue, upstairs). Light refreshments will be served. Feel free to stop by to share ideas and suggestions.

PHA Group Discussion – Thursday, April 19th

Champlain Valley Family Center – Grand Opening (Friday, May 4th)

Champlain Valley Family Center is celebrating their grand opening at their new offices (20 Ampersand Drive, Plattsburgh) on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM. There will be guest speakers, building tours and refreshments. Mark your calendars to help them celebrate this great event!!!

Champlain Valley Family Center