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03/29/2018 Contact: 850-413-6482

Lifestyle Enrichment Center of Fort White Named PSC Helping Hand

TALLAHASSEE — The Lifestyle Enrichment Center of Fort White’s mission—Where Life is Celebrated Every Day—is helping many Columbia County senior adults take charge of their lives with year-round educational programs. As a recent program participant, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) is recognizing the Center as its first 2018 Helping Hand.

“Helping seniors remain independent and engaged with their community is very important for continued quality of life,” said PSC Chairman Art Graham.  “The PSC applauds the Lifestyle Enrichment Center for its partnership in helping its clientele better understand how the Commission can help them.”

Each quarter, the PSC highlights a partner agency or organization whose clients are eligible for the federal Lifeline telephone/broadband discount program or need help reducing energy and water bills. Through these PSC Helping Hand partnerships, the Commission shares information to help consumers stretch their resources to meet their monthly bills.

“We surround our seniors with daily activities because it’s a good investment for them and for the community.  The PSC’s assistance supports our ongoing programs,” said Deborah Rhoades, Site Manager, Lifestyle Enrichment Center. “Our seniors benefit from information on Lifeline, scam alerts, energy and water conservation, and utility bill payment assistance. We plan on another PSC visit soon.”

Look for this year’s PSC Helping Hand outreach partner recognitions on the PSC’s homepage,, under Hot Topics.

About Lifestyle Enrichment Center of Fort White
The mission of the Lifestyle Enrichment Center of Columbia County Senior Services is “to assist adults (60+) in maintaining their mental, physical, nutritional, and emotional health for as long as possible, with the intent of seeing older people remain independent and in charge of their own lives.” Open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, the Lifestyle Enrichment Center is located at 18829 Hwy. 47 South in Fort White.  For more information, call 386-497-1504.

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