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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Senior, Teen programs receive grants

NEWS SMALL Grant Presentation - Seniors

The Senior Center and the teen program at the Library recently received grants funds from Google through the La Vista Community Foundation for the addition of technology to those facilities.

Each grant is for $5,000 and was presented recently by La Vista Community Foundation Board President Neal Krauss to staff and program participants.

The Senior Center grant will be used for the purchase of equipment for a computer lab designated for use by senior residents of La Vista and surrounding communities. Equipment to be purchased includes laptops and computer storage solutions.

The Library’s teen program will be creating a tech center for students ages 13-18 to include iPads, hotspots and 3D printer.

Staff will be working in the coming months to make these purchases and get them installed. Watch the City’s social media, website and a future edition of this newsletter for more information on accessing this new technology.

The included photos are from the Seniors and Teens check presentations.

Grant presentation - Seniors

Grant presentation – Seniors: Left to right, Recreation Director Scott Stopak, Karen Petersen, Connie Bray, La Vista Community Foundation Board President Neal Krauss, Foundation Board Member and City Attorney Tom McKeon, Karen Dulany, Lana Politano, Vicki Lake, Dolores Semin, Phyllis Roth and Senior Services Manager Kaily Stanley 

Grant presentation - Library

Grant presentation – Library: Left to right, Library Director Rose Barcal, Foundation Board President Neal Krauss, Teen Coordinator Ashley Wemhoff and Assistant Library Director Jodi Norton.

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