MONDAY, JANUARY 14: 5 things to know and 5 things to do in Cass County

Here are five things we thought you might want to know and five upcoming events:

???? IT’S 4-H TIME: They’re not calling it a “deadline” but the “targeted date” for Indiana 4-H enrollment is Tuesday, Jan. 15. 4-H Families will create their own login and password at Learn more here.

???? FEBRUARY SNAP BENEFITS WILL BE ISSUED EARLY: Nearly 585,000 Hoosiers will receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for the month of February on Saturday, January 19.

With benefits issued on Jan. 19, no SNAP benefits will be issued in the month of February. Recipients are strongly encouraged to budget their SNAP benefits to ensure the amount received Jan. 19 provides for their food needs through the entire month of February.

Learn more here.

???? ROADBLOCK APPS ACCEPTED: Non-profit organizations who want to host a charitable roadblock should submit their application by Feb. 8, 2019. More info here.

✈️ PASSPORT SERVICES STILL AVAILABLE: The U.S. Postal Service in Indiana would like to reassure customers in Indiana that passport facilities will continue to provide services as normal during the federal government shutdown. The U.S. State Department is still processing passport applications, the agency announced last week. Processing times remain 4-6 weeks for routine service and 2-3 weeks for expedited service. Learn more here.

???? MASTER GARDENER CLASS: Purdue Extension will offer a Master Gardener class in Cass and Miami Counties. Learn more here.


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