Mid-East Community Action Agency delivers nutritionally balanced meals to the isolated, frail and elderly in Roane and Loudon counties.
But the skyrocketing cost of food, fuel and stagnant budgets is placing seniors served by the program in a perilous situation.
“The Senior Nutrition program is trying to maintain current service levels,” said Amber Jacks, Mid-East senior services director, about the program that has served the two counties for more than three decades.
MONDAY, MARCH 3
• Roane County Commission’s budget committee will meet at 6 p.m. in the county executive’s conference room of Roane County Courthouse, Kingston.
• Roane County Commission’s sheriff’s liaison committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Qualls Commission Room of Roane County Courthouse, Kingston.
• Harriman Parks and Recreation Committee will meet at 7 p.m. in Harriman Municipal Office Complex.