Tag Archive: low income

Aug 12 2014

SNAP transparency: USDA seeks public input of Retailer Data

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking public input concerning a proposal to provide more information to the public about the amount of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits used by participants at individual grocery stores and retailers. USDA’s goal is to provide as much transparency as possible on retailer data within the limits …

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Nov 30 2011

KC’s TRIO Program celebrates ten years

The Kilgore College TRIO program will celebrate its 10-year anniversary Wednesday, Nov. 30. The event is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Devall Room on the Kilgore campus. TRIO is a group of federally funded programs designed to make higher education more accessible to disadvantaged students through motivation and support. The program …

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Aug 02 2011

Cool off

By Deanna Cooper/ETR At a press conference in City Hall, Mayor Dean brought up to date progress of the “Beat the Heat Program”.  Since the start of the program, over 92 applications have been taken; over 40 air conditioning units have been installed. Those who are eligible are: • Elderly, disabled and low income families …

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Jan 05 2011

Circles of East Texas show progress, needs you

Since the program began, the Circles of East Texas initiative has been helping low-income individuals achieve self-sufficiency. During that time, the program has created a track record of success, as evidenced by the individuals that have made personal progress. Community volunteers are needed to help continue that success. Since May 2008, Circles of East Texas …

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