Pine River-Backus Family Center lists July 2022 events

Schedules listed for food shelf, CommUnity Meals, family planning and more

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PINE RIVER — The Pine River-Backus Family Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

Following are events in July:

  • Pine River Area Food Shelf: Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. The food shelf will be open from 3:30-7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month (July 12). Beginning Aug. 13 the food shelf will be open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Saturday of the month.
  • Pine River-Backus CommUnity Meals: Free weekly meals for anyone who is hungry are served Mondays at Riverview Church in Pine River or Thursdays at the Backus Pine Mountaineer Senior Center. Serving time is 4 p.m. until gone. For more information or to volunteer, call 218-587-4292. No meals will be served Monday, July 4.
  • Home Visiting Program: The Home Visiting Program has immediate openings for families who have questions about pregnancy and a child's growth and development, or who would like additional support. Free swag bags are available to all families who are expecting a baby who live in the Pine River-Backus School District.
  • CSFP/NAPS: Driveup pick up is from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12. NAPS boxes are picked up inside the family center. Enter through the back door.
  • WIC: Call Cass County at 218-547-6872 for an appointment.
  • Family planning: Family planning is scheduled Tuesday, July 5. Call 877-275-6123 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
  • Child & Teen Check-Up: Call Cass County Public Health at 218-547-6872 for information.

Donations to the Pine River-Backus Family Center are always welcome and help the center to continue to support families. Volunteers are also welcome. For more information, call LuAnn at the family center at 218-587-4292.
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