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JSFRC - News/Information

 

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS 

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See the links on the right of page for all the upcoming community events!!

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family week

Marshall County FAMILY WEEK is SEPT 8-14

Saturday, Sept. 8:

The 21st Marshall County Family Fun Day at Mike Miller Park is set for Saturday, September 8. This is a FREE family and fur-friend friendly event!

Starting at 7:30 a.m. there will be a FREE Boot Camp brought to you by Snap Fitness in Benton. During the Boot Camp, there will be a FREE Health Fair from multiple local agencies.

At 8:00 a.m. the Family Day Fun Run/Walk starts with the Toddler Ozone run, 1 Mile Youth Run, and the 5k. All ages are encouraged to participate!

From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. is the FREE Family Fun Day, which kick starts Family Week. There will be free food (first come, first serve), meet the local first responders, helicopter landing, animal adoption drive, petting zoo with Barnyard Buddies, face painting, inflatables, and MUCH MORE! Bring your bikes and fishing poles too! Mike Miller Park has a pond full of fish that are waiting to be caught and a brand new bike trail.

If you are bringing your animals, please be mindful of keeping them on a leash and picking up after them.

Sunday, Sept. 9:
Church: spend time with your family and your church family.
Monday, Sept. 10:
Family Night: Family friendly fun and games at each branch of the Marshall County Public Library
Tuesday, Sept. 11:
Veteran Memorial Service: Moment of silence and Animal Shelter’s Bark in the Park
Wednesday, Sept. 12:
Church Night: spend time with your family and your church family.
Community Table Project: invite your family and friends to join you in a discussion about the Marshall Strong drive and healing for the county. For more information, contact 
Tammy Blackwell.
Thursday, Sept. 13:
No Homework Night: We’ve partnered with schools to arrange for NO HOMEWORK!
Family Fishing Night: Clarks River Wildlife Refuge will host a night for families to fish.
Friday, Sept. 14:
Friday Night Lights: Attend the high school football game!

marshallcountyfamilyweek.org/

www.facebook.com/pg/Marshall-County-Family-Week-126384320739976/about/?ref=page_internal

www.mcfamilyweek.com/

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boy and archery

"CENTERSHOT"

@ Pleasant Grove UMC

Starting Sept 23 - 5:30pm-7:20pm

Grades KG - 12th 

Develop archery skills during this 7 week training with Food, Fun & Faith!

 

Click on the flyer to the right to see more info on this event!

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FAMJAM

You are invited to FAMJAM,

a free fall celebration at Hamlet Baptist Church!

Games, Food, Crafts and Prizes will be provided at no cost.

SATURDAY - OCTOBER 13, 2018  -   3:00-6:00 pm

AT HAMLET BAPTIST CHURCH

3923 Eggners Ferry Road, Benton, KY 42025

"We care about our community and we want you to have a great day

spending time with your family and our church family!"

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baby shower

HEALTHY BEGINNINGS BABY SHOWER

for SIDS Awareness Month

October 20th from 10 am to 1 pm 

@ Lourdes Marshall Nemer Pavillion

For more info and to sign up,

click on flyer to the right under Community Events!

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halloween night

"Halloween Trick or Treat" @ First Christian Church 0n Oct. 31st

Come and enjoy the fun on Halloween night at First Christian Church,

located at 2515 South Main Street in Benton (across from IGA).

Trick or treat for goodies at our displays located inside the activity building beginning at 5:30.

Free hot dogs and popcorn will be available while supplies last.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNITY

INFORMATION

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MOUNTAIN COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTER

145 VINE STREET (DRAFFENVILLE)

BENTON, KY 42025

270-252-9432

"NOW OPEN IN DRAFFENVILLE!"

PLEASE SEE DOWNLOAD TO THE RIGHT FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY

 

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(Information provided from Marshall Co. Health Dept. -- 

UK Dentistry West Regional Clinic )

 

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PREGNANT? NEW BABY? CHILDREN UNDER 5?

WIC can help you feed your family!

Kentucky WIC provides supplemental nutrition food and nutritional education to low-income women, infants and children, living in the state of Kentucky and meet income requirements for the program. The program also provides referral services for health care in addition to nutritional education, all at no cost at all.

For information call toll-free 1-800-462-6122 or call Marshall County Health Department at 270-527-1496 for more information.

 

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Quit Now Kentucky - (Stop Smoking)

Thinking about quitting tobacco? Ready to quit?

Quit Now Kentucky is a FREE online service available to Kentucky residents 15 years of age and over. When you become a member, you get special tools, a support team of coaches, research-based information, and a community of others trying to become tobacco free. Expert coaches can talk to you about overcoming common barriers, such as dealing with stress, fighting cravings, coping with irritability, and controlling weight gain. They also offer a free telephone service, so you can speak to a coach in person, if you would prefer.

 

Call the QuitLine at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669.

Visit www.quitnowkentucky.org for more details on how to quit smoking!

 

 

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Kentucky SNAP (food assistance program)

Kentucky Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, is the food assistance program for low-income families and individuals living in Kentucky. The program provides access to food so that low-income families living in the state can feed themselves and stay healthy.

Eligibility Requirements: In order to receive benefits under SNAP (Food Stamps), one has to meet the following program requirements:

* Applicants must be a U.S citizen or a qualified alien

* Applicants must be a resident of state of Kentucky

* Applicants must register for work provided they are between 16 and 60 years of age and are qualified for work.

 

For more information visit the website at:

https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dcbs/dfs/nab/Pages/snap.aspx

or go to the following address to apply in person:

 

Family Support (Food stamps, medical, welfare, etc.)

211 East 7th Street 
PO Box 491 
Benton, KY  42025-0491

 

(855) 306-8959

(270) 527-2777

 

 

 

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