Tonawanda News


July 18, 2013

Project HOPE contest deadline extended


Tonawanda News — Gooch noted he plans to select a homeowner who may not necessarily be able to do the work themselves, such as a senior citizen, an injured military veteran or those who are otherwise disabled or struggling to make ends meet. When selected, the home will be pressure washed, primed and painted, he added. 

Mayor Rob Ortt, who has been a part of the program during the last two summers and will participate again this year, lauded the North Tonawanda company’s contest. 

“This is a great project, and it brings the community together and helps people in the process,” he said. 

Those interested in applying can do so in one of three ways, including online at, by mailing a letter to the business at 800 Walck Road, North Tonawanda, 14120, or by picking up an application at City Hall, 216 Payne Ave. 

Applicants are requested to introduce themselves in a short paragraph, explain their particular hardship and provide pictures of their house, with a name, address, and a telephone number attached. Photos will not be returned. 

Additional information is available at 693-PLUS (7587) or by email at

Contact reporter Michael Regan at 693-1000, ext. 4115.

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