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County will distribute commodities Wednesday

Citrus County Human Services announces a commodity distribution from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until all commodities are distributed, on Wednesday.

The distribution center for the east side of the county is the Citrus County Auditorium, 3610 U.S. 41 S, Inverness, near the fairgrounds.

The distribution center for the west side of the county is at the Crystal River National Guard Armory, 8940 W Venable St., (south of the Crystal River Airport), Crystal River.

Eligibility will be based on total household income.

Everyone must bring proof of income, indicating the total for everyone in the household. Department of Children and Families clients receiving AFDC, Medicaid, food stamps or SSI must bring their letter of decision. Medicaid and food stamps cards are not acceptable documentation. Those on Social Security must bring their letter or bank statement, if their check is automatically deposited in the bank.

Only one allotment per household. Please bring boxes to carry home food.

Those wishing to volunteer to help distribute the food may call the human services office at 746-7777.

Anyone picking up commodities for another person must bring a note from that person.

Acceptance and participation in the program are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap.