U.S. Rep. Peter Welch will continue his statewide Main Street Jobs Tour in Rutland, highlighting legislation to support Vermont's downtown businesses.
During the tour, Welch will speak with local store owners about his Main Street Jobs agenda and solicit further ideas about how he can support Vermont businesses and create jobs. He will be joined by local government and business leaders, including Mayor Christopher Louras, executive director of the Rutland County Chamber of Commerce Tom Donohue, and Michael Coppinger from the Downtown Rutland Partnership.
Welch will also update city leaders on his efforts to secure federal funding to support the improvement of Rutland's water and sewer infrastructure.
More details about Tuesday's visits are below:
Rutland Main Street Jobs Tour
Tuesday, Oct. 12 - 11:30 a.m.
Meet at Depot Park.
The tour will include visits to:
* Hawley's Florist, 29 Center St.
* Book King, 11 Center St.
* Howard Building, 71-77 Merchants Row