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September 8, 2013

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A random sample of residents from every county in the 21st Congressional District will receive an invitation by telephone to participate in the conference call. 

As well, anyone from the district can request an invitation by: emailing their name and complete phone number to; calling (202) 225-4611; or filling out the form provided at

Questions or concerns can also be sent to the congressman by calling any of his offices in New York or Washington; visiting or or by following him on Twitter at


Literacy Volunteers seeks tutors

PLATTSBURGH — Literacy Volunteers of Clinton County is in need of new tutors. Volunteers tutor adults one-on-one for two hours each week with flexible scheduling.  Tutors are required to complete a minimum of 12 hours of free training before they are matched with a learner.

Training begins with a required Orientation Session on Monday, Sept. 9, from 2 to 5 pm in Room 049 in the basement of Hawkins Hall at SUNY Plattsburgh. For those who choose to work with a basic literacy learner, the next two sessions would be on Sept. 16 and 18 at the same time and place. For those who want to focus on English speaking learners, the next two sessions would be on Sept. 23 and 25 same time and location. For those who are interested, it is possible to complete training in both areas.

Training will conclude with a required Successful Tutoring Session on Monday, Sept. 30, again at the same time and place.

To reserve a seat or ask questions please call Marita at 564-5332 or respond on our website,

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