Archive for May, 2011

Soldier On Receives Door Knocker Award

In partnering with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, Soldier On became one of 14 recipients of the HOME Door Knocker Award for outstanding work in producing affordable housing for the underserved. The Gordon H. Mansfield Community Village in Pittsfield, MA represents a model for developing innovative housing solutions to meet previously homeless veterans’ specific needs. The Gordon H. Mansfield Community Village is a limited equity cooperative designed to serve formerly homeless veterans who have completed transitional programs and are ready to move into permanent supportive housing.

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Newton Mayor Setti Warren Visits Soldier On

PITTSFIELD — Newton Mayor Setti Warren extended his U.S. Senate campaign trail through the Berkshires on Thursday.

Warren, 40, announced earlier this week that he will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown in the 2012 election.

On Thursday, he spent part of the morning at Cranwell Resort in Lenox, participating in the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s annual spring conference for the Massachusetts Mayors Association. Later in the morning, he visited Solider On in Pittsfield to tour its new 39-unit residential housing project and to meet with veterans there.

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