Wednesday, April 13, 2016

April 23 fair aims to offer families help

Life in Christ Church will host the initial Crittenden County Family Fair April 23 at the church on U.S. 641.

The event is being presented in conjunction with 5th Judicial Circuit Family Court and is being held in April to coincide with Child Abuse Prevention Month. There will be activities for children, including bounce houses and games, and free food for everyone who comes out between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Information booths from police agencies, banks, Crittenden County Food Bank, DivorceCare, Sanctuary in Hopkinsville, Crittenden County Counseling Center, the health department, Community Christmas, Head Start and after-school programs, as well as many other interests, will be set up at the first-ever event. The goal is to help families learn where to get assistance locally with food, clothing, domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse, mental health issues, financial stability, education and much more.