On Tuesday, Mar. 18, Congressman Bilirakis will present East Lake Fire Rescue in Palm Harbor, Fla. with a check for $18,000, and on Friday, Mar. 21, he will present the City of Oldsmar Fire and Rescue in North Oldsmar, Fla. with a check for $40,014. Both grants will go towards enhancing each department's overall operations and safety.
The remarks will be presented to Dr. Forbes on Wednesday, Mar. 19 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Pkwy in Oldsmar, Florida.
Today, nearly two million Americans claim Greek ancestry, including Congressman Bilirakis, whose grandparents emigrated from Greece to the United States in the early 1900s.
The SAVE Act includes several border security and immigration enforcement initiatives as well as a more streamlined process to verify employee eligibility. This bill has received wide bipartisan support and currently has 141 cosponsors, including Congressman Bilirakis.
On Wednesday, Gus met with Miss America (1999) and tireless advocate for diabetes research and awareness, Nicole Johnson Baker.
The two met between votes in Gus's Capitol Hill office in Washington, D.C. and discussed efforts in Congress to increase diabetes research and education.