By: Diane Benjamin
39 people from Bloomington-Normal went to DC to get money.
2016 Annual Washington D.C. Fly-In Details
Date: Tuesday, March 1 – Thursday, March 3
Cost: $1550 per person. This includes hotel (2 nights), receptions, most cab fares and most meals.
Hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Washington D.C.
There are three projects we will be taking to Washington D.C. for One Voice: seeking funding for a McLean County Criminal Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) curriculum development which will reinforce the pipeline connecting our school districts to the workforce, and searching for funds to finish a south side transportation corridor in south Bloomington.
2016 One Voice Trip
The 2016 trip will choose local projects to support in their quests for federal funding. Each project must meet three criteria:
♦ It must have an economic development impact in McLean County
♦ It must improve the quality of life in McLean County
♦ Federal funding must be formally requested for the project