†LAKE REGION- Patriot Connectors have announced Representative Mike Peifer of the 139th District of Pennsylvania to be the speaker for their Thursday, March 14thmeeting.Representative Peifer is in his fourth term of office representing Wayne, Pike and Monroe counties. He was born and raised in Greentown and is a graduate of Wallenpaupack High School and Rider College. He sits on the House Appropriations, Finance, and House Game and Fisheries Committees.Right now he is working in Harrisburg on Governor Corbettís $28.44 billion dollar 2013-2014 Budget. It will include such things as a $338 million rise in Public Education, the addition of an added 290 new State Troopers and 90 new Dispatchers to boost public safety.Mr. Peifer will be speaking on budget issues, current and proposed new legislation and some of the things his office can provide for the community. There will a question and answer period after the address by the Representative and an open period for discussion on various subjects of public concern.The Patriot Connectors meet every second Thursday at the Wallenpaupack High School Library between 7 and 9 p.m. The meeting is an open forum and all are welcome.