Announcements 1/8/19

Blood Drive To Be Held

The American Red Cross is to hold a blood donation opportunity at First United Methodist Church of Livingston located at 104 Roberts Street on Thursday, Jan. 17 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

L.B.J. & C To Close

The L.B.J. & C. Development Corporation Head Start Centers and the Central Office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

American Legion Dance To Be Held

The American Legion welcomes Jukebox Johnny for an evening of 50s and 60s music and dancing on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the American Legion Post in Livingston located at 121 S. Church Street. All dances are family friendly and open to the public. Membership is not necessary. Concessions are available.

Parent-Child Connection Classes To Be Held

A Stephens Center’s Parent-Child Connection (PCC) “Why Parents Spank” session is to be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Stephens Center located at 616 North Church Street in Livingston from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. There is no charge for PCC sessions.

UCAAAD Offering SNAP Application Assistance For Elderly Or Disabled

Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) is now offering application assistance with “SNAP”, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program for adults 60 and over or individuals with a disability. The USDA created SNAP to provide eligible individuals with monthly benefits to buy food. Over $ 1 million in food stamps are not being utilized in Overton County and a total of over $ 19 million not being used by the 60 and older population in the 14 counties within the Upper Cumberland region, including Cannon, Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Smith, Van Buren, Warren, White counties. If you know someone 60 and over or an individual with a disability, they may qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Applicants 60 and over or an individual with a disability can now call UCAAAD SNAP Coordinator, Nestor Chavez, at 931-476-4119 for free and confidential application assistance.

 

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