Senator Manchin's Newsletter - June 1, 2017

Senator Manchin
2017-06-01 17:32:21
Click here to open this e-mail in its own browser window <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet//view_newsletter_setup.aspx =SenManchin%2501217342%2501201961%2b-%2b05-31-2017%2beNewsletter%2501177 55.18085986.11704552.14212520%2501manchin%2540unityfeed.com%2501Mr.%2bFe ed%2501Mr.%2bUnity%2bFeed%2501123%2bLane%253cbr%253e%250d%250aCi%252c%2b WV%2b90210%2501> Click here to open a plain text version of this email <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet//view_newsletter_setup.aspx n_text=Y&link=SenManchin%2501217342%2501201961%2b-%2b05-31-2017%2beNewsl etter%250117755.18085986.11704552.14212520%2501manchin%2540unityfeed.com %2501Mr.%2bFeed%2501Mr.%2bUnity%2bFeed%2501123%2bLane%253cbr%253e%250d%2 50aCi%252c%2bWV%2b90210%2501> <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/SenManchin/spring_enew s_banner.jpg> June 1, 2017 UPCOMING EVENTS June 5 Manchin Mobile Monday - Regional Coordinator, Mike Browning, will be available at the Hamlin-Lincoln Public Library, 7999 Lynn Avenue, in Hamlin from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. to meet with constituents and take their concerns back to the Senator. June 19 Manchin Mobile Monday - Regional Coordinator, Justin Ray, will be available at the Doddridge County Public Library, 170 Marie Street, in West Union from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to meet with constituents and take their concerns back to the Senator. Save the Date - July 8 Senator Manchin's Third Annual Motorcycle Ride for Fallen Service Heroes From the Hill to the Mountains Bringing Government to You Last week, my state staff traveled to every corner of West Virginia � visiting all 55 counties with more than 80 stops � as part of my ninth "Commonsense Connections" week. When I kicked off this initiative after becoming Senator, my goal was to use this as one more effective way to bring the federal government directly to you. Through this statewide outreach effort and so many more constituent services my office provides, we hear your priorities and concerns, which I take to the Senate, and we get to work on the issues you are facing. Since I was elected to the Senate in November 2010, I have helped more than 28,000 West Virginians with their individual cases that include federal, state and local issues. These issues range from helping West Virginians get their Social Security, Medicare, Veterans or Black Lung benefits, to helping individuals apply for passports. In fact, recently I held my first passport fair in South Charleston, where we helped 62 West Virginians get their passports. My staff is also trained to assist West Virginians with tax or Internal Revenue Services (IRS), and housing issues. We can provide additional resources to learn more about a piece of federal legislation. We offer tools to help students apply for education loans and gain nominations to our countries military academies. We help constituents get American flags to honor their special event or loved ones. We offer tours of the U.S. Capitol and internships at each of my three West Virginia offices and my office in Washington, D.C. Each week, my staff organizes a Skype with a different school in West Virginia and I answer students' questions on a variety of topics. This year, I hosted hundreds of high-school students at the Clay Center to Skype with the International Space Station. I'm also especially proud of the 19 job fairs I have co-hosted across the state in the past year and a half. These job fairs help connect West Virginians with existing jobs and resources to help them secure these jobs. I also help West Virginia communities promote economic development by providing support for their projects. Each year, I provide more than 400 project support letters. After each case is closed, West Virginians can provide feedback directly to me and my team through my "Customer Service Feedback Form." This is vitally important to ensure we are meeting the standards West Virginians deserve. I encourage every West Virginian to reach out to me with any issues I can help with. Constituents can communicate directly with me by writing, calling or visiting one of my three state offices located in Charleston, Fairmont and Martinsburg. I have always believed in retail government � bringing the government directly to you � and finding the best possible commonsense solutions to the issues that mean the most to you, your families and your communities. On the Road with Senator Manchin Grafton Memorial Day Parade <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/SenManchin/grafton_par ade.jpg> Senator Manchin participated in the parade for the 150th Grafton Memorial Day celebration on May 29. Skype with the Robert W. Jackson Senior Conference <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/SenManchin/rwj_senior_ skype.jpg> Senator Manchin addressed the attendees of the Robert W. Jackson Senior Conference hosted by the WV Bureau of Senior Services on May 24. Strawberry Festival Parade <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/SenManchin/strawberry_ parade.jpg> Senator Manchin participated in the Strawberry Festival Parade in Buckannon on May 20. Riverside High School Commencement <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/SenManchin/riverside_g raduation.jpg> Senator Manchin congratulated the students of Riverside High School at their commencement ceremony on May 19. Commonsense Connections Week <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/SenManchin/csc_2017.jp g> Regional Coordinator, Peggy Hawse, met with constituents during Commonsense Connections Week. Representatives from Senator Manchin's offices made more than 80 stops in every county from May 22-26. <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/SenManchin/commonsense -1100x640.jpg> Regional Coordinator, Mary Jo Brown, met with constituents during Commonsense Connections Week. <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/SenManchin/ccsc_mike.J PG> Regional Coordinator, Mike Browning, met with constituents during Commonsense Connections Week. <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/SenManchin/csc_ryan.jp g> State Operations Manager, Ryan Thorn, met with constituents during Commonsense Connections Week. Spotlight On... The Greenbrier Historical Society's presentation of: The Yanks Are Coming: The Great War Remembered April 8 - July 1 <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/Customers/SenManchin/greenbrier_ hist.jpg> April of 2017 will mark 100 years since the US joined the Allied powers to fend off the German advance. The Greenbrier Historical Society has created an exhibit that looks back at those pivotal years. As the war fought on in Europe many inventions and changes were unfolding in the US. This exhibit will look at the role of medicine, women, and the home during WWI. The exhibit will also examine how the Spanish Influenza caused severe casualties both home and abroad. Please take time to stop by the North House Museum on Highway 60 in Lewisburg, WV and learn about the Great War. Do you have a nomination for a Spotlight Feature? Click here to inform my office. Key Federal Resources When West Virginians compete, they win. Below are a few grants that are currently available. I encourage West Virginia communities to apply for these federal funding opportunities, and will be happy to provide a letter of support for eligible applications. For further information, please contact my Martinsburg office at 304-264-4626 or click here to email me. * Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act: Building Communities of Recovery. The purpose of this program is to mobilize resources within and outside of the recovery community to increase the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery support from substance abuse and addiction. More information can be found by clicking here <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx crop=17755.18085986.11704552.14212520&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f%2f www.samhsa.gov%2fgrants%2fgrant-announcements%2fti-17-015&redir_log=8557 67249521396> . * State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women. The purpose of the program is to enhance flexibility in the use of funds designed to: 1) support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women with a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder, including opioid disorders; 2) help state substance abuse agencies address the continuum of care, including services provided to women in nonresidential-based settings; and 3) promote a coordinated, effective and efficient state system managed by state substance abuse agencies by encouraging new approaches and models of service delivery. More information can be found by clicking here <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx crop=17755.18085986.11704552.14212520&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f%2f www.samhsa.gov%2fgrants%2fgrant-announcements%2fti-17-016&redir_log=9300 94600052396> . * $17 Million Available to Spur Regional Innovation. The $17 million being made available through the RIS NOFA will help to spur innovation capacity-building activities in regions across the nation. More information can be found by clicking here <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx crop=17755.18085986.11704552.14212520&report_id=&redirect=https%3a%2f%2f content.govdelivery.com%2faccounts%2fUSEDA%2fbulletins%2f199ae48&redir_l og=07481949115431> . To contact me, please click here <outreach.senate.gov/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx crop=17755.18085986.11704552.14212520&report_id=&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fm anchin.senate.gov%2fpublic%2findex.cfm%2fcontact-form&redir_log=11690740 5458387> to visit my website. 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On the Road with Senator Manchin

Grafton Memorial Day Parade

Senator Manchin participated in the parade for the 150th Grafton Memorial Day celebration on May 29.

Skype with the Robert W. Jackson Senior Conference

Senator Manchin addressed the attendees of the Robert W. Jackson Senior Conference hosted by the WV Bureau of Senior Services on May 24.

 

Strawberry Festival Parade

Senator Manchin participated in the Strawberry Festival Parade in Buckannon on May 20.

 

Riverside High School Commencement

Senator Manchin congratulated the students of Riverside High School at their commencement ceremony on May 19.

 

Commonsense Connections Week

Regional Coordinator, Peggy Hawse, met with constituents during Commonsense Connections Week. Representatives from Senator Manchin's offices made more than 80 stops in every county from May 22-26.

 

Regional Coordinator, Mary Jo Brown, met with constituents during Commonsense Connections Week.

 

Regional Coordinator, Mike Browning, met with constituents during Commonsense Connections Week.

 

State Operations Manager, Ryan Thorn, met with constituents during Commonsense Connections Week.

 

Spotlight On...

The Greenbrier Historical Society's presentation of:

The Yanks Are Coming: The Great War Remembered

April 8 - July 1

April of 2017 will mark 100 years since the US joined the Allied powers to fend off the German advance. The Greenbrier Historical Society has created an exhibit that looks back at those pivotal years.  As the war fought on in Europe many inventions and changes were unfolding in the US.  This exhibit will look at the role of medicine, women, and the home during WWI.  The exhibit will also examine how the Spanish Influenza caused severe casualties both home and abroad.  Please take time to stop by the North House Museum on Highway 60 in Lewisburg, WV and learn about the Great War.

 

Do you have a nomination for a Spotlight Feature? Click here to inform my office.

 

 

Key Federal Resources

When West Virginians compete, they win.  

Below are a few grants that are currently available.  I encourage West Virginia communities to apply for these federal funding opportunities, and will be happy to provide a letter of support for eligible applications.  For further information, please contact my Martinsburg office at 304-264-4626 or click here to email me.

  • Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act: Building Communities of Recovery.  The purpose of this program is to mobilize resources within and outside of the recovery community to increase the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery support from substance abuse and addiction.  More information can be found by clicking here.
  • State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women.  The purpose of the program is to enhance flexibility in the use of funds designed to: 1) support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women with a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder, including opioid disorders; 2) help state substance abuse agencies address the continuum of care, including services provided to women in nonresidential-based settings; and 3) promote a coordinated, effective and efficient state system managed by state substance abuse agencies by encouraging new approaches and models of service delivery. More information can be found by clicking here.
  • $17 Million Available to Spur Regional Innovation.  The $17 million being made available through the RIS NOFA will help to spur innovation capacity-building activities in regions across the nation. More information can be found by clicking here.

 

To contact me, please click  to visit my website.  To learn more, call my office Toll Free at (855) 275-5737, email me,or find me on social media:

                 

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