Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Lottery for Farmers' Market Coupons

Here's the press release about a great program to provide fresh food to low-income seniors:

A limited number of free farmer’s market coupon books worth $30 will be distributed by lottery to low-income seniors in Montgomery County on Wednesday, July 2 at 10:30 a.m. The coupon books are available to Montgomery County residents age 60 years and older whose income is less than $21,590 (family of one).

The coupons may be used at farmer’s markets in Montgomery County and participating markets in the District of Columbia until November 30, 2014.

Each eligible senior can register for the lottery between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at six sites throughout the county. Selection for the lottery will begin at 10:30 a.m. at each site.

The lottery for the coupon books will be held at the following locations:

Elizabeth House                                                                        Gaithersburg Senior Center
1400 Fenwick Lane                                                                  80A Bureau Drive
Silver Spring, MD  20910                                                         Gaithersburg, MD  20878

Holiday Park Senior Center                                                      Long Branch Community Center
3950 Ferrara Drive                                                                  8700 Piney Branch Road
Wheaton, MD  20901                                                               Silver Spring, MD  20901

Rockville Senior Center                                                            Waverly House
1150 Carnation Drive                                                              4521 East West Highway
Rockville, MD  20850                                                              Bethesda, MD  20814

For more information, call 240-777-3810.

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