Union Station Community Day event connects support programs, families

Local residents searching for support from public agencies were afforded a kind of one-stop shop Thursday during a community day event at Union Station, 613 Hamilton St.



FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Stephanie Snyder, administrative coordinator with Logan County Family and Children First Council, right, talks Thursday with Michelle Wilson during a community event at Union Station, 613 Hamilton St. ABOVE: Candace Wilson drops enters a raffle ticket into a drawing for one of several door prizes available Thursday. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | NATE SMITH)


Community support organizations from areas of transportation, employment, health, education, recreation and emergency services were on hand to discuss their programming options for families seeking assistance or recreational options.

Afternoon and evening sessions were offered. Several families with young children had cycled through by the time the first session concluded at 1 p.m.

People were fed free of charge, and several door prizes were raffled.

“Any help we can get means a lot to us,” said Michelle Wilson of Bellefontaine after she was presented with information from Logan County Family and Children First Council.

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