Byrne, Scuccimarra to Host Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro for “Think DIFFERENTLY” Forum

***Media Advisory***For Friday, May 25, 2018
May 18, 2018

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) and Putnam County Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra, in partnership with Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, will host Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and local stakeholders for a forum to discuss Dutchess County’s highly successful “Think DIFFERENTLY” initiative focused on fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals with special needs. The special event will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 25 at the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services Building.

Launched by Molinaro in 2015, the “Think DIFFERENTLY” initiative seeks to change the way individuals, businesses, organizations and communities relate to residents of all abilities. Since July 2016, more than 60 communities around New York state have adopted “Think DIFFERENTLY” resolutions, promoting a supportive environment for residents with special needs.

WHO:

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac)
Putnam County Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell
Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro
Local partners and stakeholders

WHAT:

'Think DIFFERENTLY' Community Forum

WHEN:

Friday, May 25, 2018
10:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services Building
112 Old Route 6
Carmel, New York

CONTACT:

Matt Covucci, 845-278-2923

*** MEDIA WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND***