News Release — Lt. Gov. Phil Scott Oct. 17, 213 MONTPELIER – Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott is asking Vermonters to spare those tires no longer in use by donating them to the ninth annual Wheels for Warmth tire recycle and resale event. Established by Lt. Governor Phil Scott in 2005, the Wheels for Warmth program […]
Wheels for warmth
Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott announced today that the 2012 Wheels for Warmth raised $28,500 for Vermonters in need of emergency fuel assistance. Scott created the annual Wheels for Warmth event eight years ago, and the program has raised over $175,000 to-date for the emergency and supplemental fuel assistance funds administered by Central Vermont Community Action Council and the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity.
From the Burlington Free Press: “Phil Scott, the Republican, has a deep knowledge of how the Senate works, accumulated during his 10 years as senator from Washington County. His appointment as chairman of the Institutions Committee by the Senate’s Democratic leadership speaks to the trust and respect he has won during his tenure.”