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Local committee to host 1st community rebuilding day in Fort Plain


FORT PLAIN, N.Y. -- The Fulton County Long Term Recover Committee will host its first Community Rebuilding Day in Fort Plain on Saturday, August 31st.

Over 100 volunteers are expected to work on approximately nine projects in the Fort Plain Area including muck outs, demolition, mold remediation, sheet rocking, and plumbing.

The Committee is currently processing cases for over 50 local residents, identifying specific unmet needs.  The most prevalent and immediate needs are for furnaces, foundation and electrical work.  Those wishing to volunteer or support the mission of the committee are encouraged to attend the Community Rebuilding Day.

The Mission of the Long Term Recover Committee is to meet the unmet needs of disaster impacted individuals in Fulton and Montgomery Counties and advocate for ongoing preparedness for future disasters.

Schedule for Saturday's event:

  • 8:30 to 9:30 - Volunteers will be paired with project managers at Haslett Park, light refreshments will be provided by Freihofers
  • 9:00 to 10:00 - FMLTRC members will be available to the media from 9:00 to 10:00 at Haslett Park to discuss the ongoing progress being made by the committee
  • 12:00 to 1:30 - Free Community Meal, all Flood Volunteers Welcome at the Fort Plain Reformed Church, 165 Canal Street
  • 4:30 to 5:00 – Volunteers report back to Haslett Park.


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