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Sec. of State William F. Galvin to speak at Census Kick-Off

January 19, 2010 (8:16 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics by News Staff

Framingham, MA -- On January 26, 2010, Secretary of State William Galvin, Rep. Pam Richardson, Selectman Chair Ginger Esty, Pastor Elias Monteiro, Rev Faith Tolson and other local leaders will Kick Off Framingham’s 2010 Census Complete Count Committee.

Effort will emphasize Census is Easy, Safe and Important

The event will take place at 6:00 p.m. in the Costin Room of the Framingham Public Library, Lexington Street, Framingham. The event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided compliments of Padaria Brazil.

The Framingham CCC will work with local community-based groups and business institutions to develop and implement an outreach program to create awareness of and participation in the 2010 Census throughout Framingham.

Other community-based groups and organizations in Framingham are encouraged to join the town-wide CCC to help raise awareness about the benefits of the Census and the need for the residents to respond to the questionnaire they will receive in March, 2010.

Supporting Organizations include:

  • Town of Framingham
  • Framingham Public Schools
  • Callahan Senior Center
  • Portugese Speakers Complete Count Committee
  • Massachusetts Alliance of Portugese Speakers
  • Framingham Adult ESL Plus
  • Metrowest Medical Center
  • Brazilian International Community Christian Church
  • Lgre ja do Evengellio Quadragular
  • Framingham Coalition for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
  • Framingham Downtown Association
  • Party Flowers
  • Padaria Brazil
  • Greater Framingham Community Church

The Framingham CCC is composed of influential representatives who are trusted voices in their respective communities. Efforts are focused on informing the residents of Framingham that the 2010 Census is safe, easy and important. Framingham CCC members understand the importance of an accurate Census population count which affects federal funding for many programs throughout Framingham as well as for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts congressional representation.

Questions about this event, or to have your organization added to the list, please contact Rep. Pam Richardson (617)722-2582

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