News Release - R-Centers to Resume Regular Schedules; Gantt Center Ceases Emergency Shelter Operations

City of Rochester

News Release

(Thursday, March 16, 2017) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren has announced that all City of Rochester R-Centers will resume normal schedules today, March 16 and temporary emergency shelter operations at the David F. Gantt R-Center has ended this morning.

During the past 7 days, the David F. Gantt R-Center provided warm shelter, sleeping arrangements and showers to over 150 people seeking shelter from the recent storms and subsequent power outages. This service was part of the City's Heat Sweep Program in partnership with the American Red Cross of Greater Rochester.

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