The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking volunteers in Jessamine County to assist eligible applicants in acquiring disaster aid in the wake of the May flooding. After receiving training, volunteers will go door to door educating and identifying potential applicants, assisting in registration, and encouraging people to complete Small Business Administration applications. Contact Gregory Desrosiers at (832) 851-3766.
Program lures kids off the couch with prizes
Jessamine County children ages 9-13 have an opportunity to win Wii and Wii Fit games, bicycles, iPods and more by participating in the VERB Summer Scorecard Program. After enrolling in the program at www.verbsummerscorecard.com, participants receive points for each hour of physical activity such as swimming, playing baseball or soccer, walking, etc. VERB is a national program that leads youth toward healthy lifestyles.
For more information call the Jessamine County Health Department at (859) 885-4149, Ext. 1025.