PF3 to offer final Cost of Poverty Experience Simulation of 2018 Monday

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Polk Fit, Fresh and Friendly and Foothills Health Network will host the final Cost of Poverty Experience Simulation of 2018 on Monday. 

The simulation will be held at Tryon Seventh Day Adventist Church from 4-6 p.m. 

The Cost of Poverty Experience is a training offering participants a glimpse into the lives of low-income individuals and families living in the local community. It is an experiential opportunity to better understand the obstacles faced, the decisions made and the consequences that impact these families every day, organizers said. 

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The event is free and open to anyone in the community. 

PF3 and FHN have offered a total of 10 COPE simulations to the Polk County Community over the last two years, serving over 240 community members. PF3 would like to thank the Polk County Community Foundation for its continued financial support of the COPE simulations.

Those interested in registering may or contact Buffy Ashmore at 828-894-8271, ext. 222.

– Submitted by Buffy Ashmore