Marist College

Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) and the new Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) Information Session

Economic Development

You are cordially invited to attend an Information Session of the 2015 Consolidated Funding Application process (CFA) and the Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) presented by Meghan Taylor, Regional Director, Empire State Development Mid-Hudson Regional Office.

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Meeting Start Time: 9:00am
Marist College
Cornell Boathouse
3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(Parking is adjacent to Cornell Boathouse )

Please RSVP upon receipt to:
For questions, please call 845-567-4882.

WEDC Workshop – Communicating Assertively, Not Aggressively for Success

Join the Women’s Enterprise Development Center’s Workshop Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  WEDC’s workshop will take place at the Cornell Boathouse at Marist College.  Wokie Nwabueze  will be the guest speaker.

To ensure that you have registered successfully, after filling out registration information and clicking “Register”, you must receive a confirmation email.

For additional information, contact Lea Bishop at 845-575-3437 or via email at

Legislative Report: Week of February 23, 2014

Dutchess County Legislator Francena Amparo, District 14, D – Town of Wappinger

32C Scarborough Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Tel: 845-418-3162

EFax: 914-239-4543


Facebook: Francena-Amparo-Dutchess-County-Legislator-for-District-14

Twitter: legislator_14

LinkedIn: Francena Amparo


Activities: Met a representative from Safe Haven Thrift Shop and Pet Food Pantry to discuss services and initiatives. Attended a lecture on Race, Racism and Race Relations in America at Marist College and also attend a Latino Democratic Committee meeting. Spoke with various Marist students regarding racial profiling at Marist College; responded to multiple calls and emails regarding the county airport, home foreclosures, the upcoming Village elections; LGBT issues or lack thereof, the energy tax, the Poughkeepsie and Dutchess County transportation system, Common Core and vacancies on the WCSD School Board. Referred businesses to the Women’s Enterprise Development Center Inc. at Marist. Conference call with Metro North Railroad Commuter Council.

Bills: Co-sponsoring a bill banning the use of brine on Dutchess County roads.

Letters: Signed a letter supporting Local Elected Women for Fair Elections. Also signed a letter for Labor requesting Albany to reject the “Tax Freeze” proposal.