Seniors eligible for free produce
Senior citizens living on a limited income are eligible to
receive $40 worth of fruit and vegetables each month this summer.
Yakima County has received a $29,000 grant from the
Southeast Washington Area Agency on Aging to provide free fruits and vegetables
to seniors. Those who qualify are eligible to receive up to $40 in vouchers
that can be used to purchase locally grown produce from farmers markets and
farmers' fruit stands. The program is running from June 26 through Oct. 31.
Those interested in registering for the program are asked to
call the Yakima County Senior Nutrition Program at (509) 574-2200.
Babysitting course offered in S’side
Camp Fire is offering a two-day day babysitting training
class in Sunnyside the end of July.
The class is open to boys and girls 11 to 13 years of age.
The cost to attend is $20.
Registration is underway through the regional Camp Fire