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WellCare donates to LouisvilleKY food program

WellCare Builds on Commitments to Strengthen Food Security Nearly 70 Percent of SNAP Participants Are in Families with Children   LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Hunger isn’t just a developing-world problem. In Kentucky, more than 21 percent of children live in food-insecure households. To help reduce food insecurity and support sustainable communities, WellCare of Kentucky, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), donated $2,400 to Louisville Grows, an urban agriculture and education nonprofit, to support its urban farming outreach efforts. Food insecurity is defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a lack of…

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Want to have to say in Metro Parks? Here’s your chance

Metro Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission seeking members Story and photo from Louisville, Ky., – Metro Parks and Recreation is seeking nine members to fill out its new Parks Advisory Commission slated to begin meeting this September at the administration building at Joe Creason Park. According to Director Seve Ghose, the commission will meet once per month and make recommendations on Metro Parks and Recreation policy. Commission member positions are unpaid, although by state statute members will be reimbursed for pre-approved expenses. Ghose said he’s seeking a diverse group of citizens who are parks and recreation advocates and is…