Greenfield Recorder- Tuesday, October 3, 2017


Glen Ohlund given Olver Scholarship

SPRINGFIELD- Glen Ohulund, Community develpment director of Rural Development Inc./Franklin county Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority, has been awarded the Congressman John W. Olver Scholarship to attend the NeighborWorks America Training Institute(NTI).

The scholarships provide free tuition, travel and single room lodging. The scholarship, according to a press release, "recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that demonstrate leadership, dedication and commitment in the housing and community development field in the four western Massachusetts counties (Hampshire, Franklin, Berkshire and Hampden)."

The scholarship is awarded by NeighborWorks America, through its affiliate Way Finders, formerly HAPHousing. Tim Geller, executive director of South Berkshire County CDC, also was awarded a scholarship.