Farmers Market vouchers are available
Farmers market vouchers may be obtained for seniors at various senior centers in Kanawha and Putnam counties.
Eligibility requirements and sites include:
-- Kanawha County:
Only one $20 coupon book per household is allowed. Seniors must be 60 or older and must bring a photo ID. Income eligibility per household must be below: one person, $1,772/month or $21,257 per year; or for two people, $2,392 per month or $28,694 per year. Those who wish to pick up a voucher for a senior must bring their photo I.D., the senior's photo I.D. and a written note granting permission. Vouchers may be picked up for a maximum of three seniors.
Vouchers will be given out between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following locations, with the exception of the Rand site, which is noon to 4 p.m. July 8: Charleston Area Nutrition Site, Tiskelwah Center, 600 Florida St.
July 9: Capitol Market, outside by the vendors, 800 Smith St.
July 10: Elkview Nutrition Site, Elk River Community Center, 902 Main St.
July 11: Sissonville Nutrition Site, gymnasium by Aldersgate Church, 6823 Sissonville Drive.
July 15: Nitro Nutrition Site, Nitro Community Center, 21st Street and Second Avenue.
July 16: St. Albans Nutrition Site, Hansford Community Center, 500 Washington St.
July 17: Rand Nutrition Site (Noon to 4 p.m.), Rand Community Center, 5701 Church Drive.
July 18: Handley Nutrition Site, Handley Town Hall, 27506 Second Ave.
July 22: Clendenin Nutrition Site, Clendenin Community Center, 101 First Ave.
July 23: South Charleston Nutrition Site, South Charleston Recreation Center, 601 Jefferson Road. July 24: Dunbar Nutrition Site, Dunbar Recreation Center, 2601 Fairlawn Ave.
July 25: Capitol Market, outside vendors, 800 Smith St.
Vouchers will not be given out at the main Kanawha Valley Senior Services office. For more information, call 304-348-0707.
-- Putnam County:
Putnam County seniors may obtain farmers market vouchers beginning July 1 and thereafter every Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), while supplies last at the following senior centers: Buffalo Senior Center, 48 Wrights Lane, Buffalo: 9 a.m. to noon. Phone: 304-937-3352.
Hometown Senior Center, 100 First Ave. North, Hometown: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone: 304-586-2745.
Hurricane Senior Center, 2800 Putnam Ave., Hurricane: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone: 304-562-9451.