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JSFRC - News/Information

 

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS 

 

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

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Marshall Co. Summer Food Service Program

kids eating

There are several places where you can bring your children (ages 1-18) to receive free meals throughout Marshall County this summer. Click on the link to the right for more information on this summer feeding program.

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kids riding bikes

Bike Rodeo

Coach Steve Beckett

June 8th from 9:00 – 11:30

Mike Miller Park – Soccer Pavilion

Join members of the Marshall County Mountain Bike Team to learn how to ride your bike better, improve your skills, and have fun at team games.  Activities and games include bike skills such as turning and braking, tire pull, paperboy throw, and more!  You must bring your bike and a bicycle helmet that fits properly.  You must have completed 4th grade for this class.  Lunch will be provided.  Please contact Melissa Elrod at 270-527-7003 or melissa.elrod@marshall.kyschools.us to sign up.

 

This is being organized by the Benton-Central Family Resource Center, all Marshall County Elementary Students are invited.

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Drop your Drawers Campaign at Marshall Co. Public Library

Story on WPSD Newschannel 6

http://www.wpsdlocal6.com/2017/11/01/schools-are-asking-for-underwear-donations/

 

 

 

 

COMMUNITY

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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 NEW 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:http://www.benefitsapplication.com/program_info/KY/Food%20Stamps

 

 

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