Kootasca

Today on our montly home buying/selling/renovation segment On the House, Jesse Davis introduced us to Sandra O'Fallon from Kootasca.  She assists first time or low income buyers with the extensive steps required to purchase a house.  Kootasca has a program on Homebuyer Education that give participants the tools to move forward in achieving their own home.  The next class is November 13th in Grand Rapids - check here to find out more information. 

Circles of Support's Alice Moren joined us today to talk about the "One Crisis Away" conversations that are taking place all month in Itasca County.   As she said, "we are ALL one crisis away from poverty."

www.kootasca.org

Rural Minnesota is facing a crisis of childcare.  The problems?  Availability and affordability.  Tuesday May 23rd Circles of Support in Grand Rapids is holding a lunchtime conversation" Child Care in Itasca County - Needs, Options, Affordability & Resources.  It's from 11-1pm at the Grand Rapids Area Library - free pizza - RSVP to 999-5883.