Tuesday, July 01, 2008
sponsored by Lee's Home Furnishings Outlet

Senior farmers market coupons available Thursday

Send a link to a friend

[July 01, 2008]  SPRINGFIELD -- People 60 years of age and older who meet income guidelines are eligible for free coupons to be used to purchase $21 worth of fresh fruits and vegetables at the Latham Park farmers market in Lincoln. Coupon booklets may be obtained at The Oasis, 501 Pulaski St. in Lincoln, beginning Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coupons are available while supplies last and are limited to one booklet per person per season. Participants are required to complete an application to receive the coupons.

Maximum annual income is $19,240 for a single-person household and $25,900 for a household of two. For each additional household member, $6,600 is added.

This popular program is made available by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Illinois Department of Human Services.

For more information, call the Area Agency on Aging at 787-9234 or 1-800-252-2918.

Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland is a nonprofit planning and administrative agency designated by the Illinois Department on Aging to develop and coordinate programs and support services for people 60 years and older and family caregivers to help them live more independent, active and dignified lives.

[Text from file received from the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland]



Auto Repair

Health Care

< Top Stories index

Back to top


News | Sports | Business | Rural Review | Teaching and Learning | Home and Family | Tourism | Obituaries

Community | Perspectives | Law and Courts | Leisure Time | Spiritual Life | Health and Fitness | Teen Scene
Calendar | Letters to the Editor