"Focus on the Family" Community Resource Fair, Aug. 16

Come and learn about what resources are out there to improve your family’s quality of life. The Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation along with Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP) will be co-sponsoring a Community Resource Fair on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Codman Commons at the corner of Talbot Ave. and Washington Street. Food and light refreshments will be served. Event features raffle giveaways, fun activities for children and much more. Participating organizations include Healthworks Community Fitness, Dotwell, Kit Clark Senior Services, Strive, Dorchester Cares Family Resources Center, Bold Teens and many more! For more information, contact Marilyn Forman, Lead Organizer, at 617-825-4224 x148 or marilyn@csndc.com.

The purpose of the Resource Fair is to connect community residents with stakeholders and many of the untapped resources in our community. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about MBHP’s Family Self Sufficiency Programs, Earned Benefits Programs and access to other resources available to families such as wellness screenings, pet care services, youth services and more.