The Second Annual BlessFest will be held at Wayne County Community College-Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline Road, Taylor, Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 9 am until 3 pm. This year’s BlessFest will offer to the public on-site free medical and dental care, free health screenings, free groceries and a job fair with employers ready to hire.
Six free workshops will be presented by local agencies and financial experts every 30 minutes from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. Topics include: Understanding Credit reports, Foreclosure and Mortgage Solutions, Loan Modifications, Investing, Marriage and Money, Tax & Retirement, Estate and Medicaid Planning, Where to Turn When You Need Help, Early Warning Signs of Addiction, Youth/Parent Connection and many more.
2012 BlessFest Partners include:
Home Depot, Michigan Works, and many employers with available jobs, Covenant Community Care (Medical & Dental Teams), Oakwood Health System screenings, Laske Chiropractic & Cousineau Chiropractic spinal check-ups, Fish and Loaves Community Food Pantry, Forgotten Harvest, New Hope Pantry (providing groceries to 1500 homes), ten EACH Downriver Community Network Churches, The Guidance Center, Wayne Metro, Life Challenge of S.E. Michigan, Green Path Debt Solutions, PFS Investments, Prudential, Harvest Partner Financial, JFR Financial and The Information Center are some of the 35 agencies with rotation of Workshops and Displays onsite, plus Kids Zone for children K5 thru 5th Grade.
Last year over 750 people attended BlessFest; many receiving free medical and dental care, employment assistance with over 175 jobs available, help with resumes, information through workshops, groceries and spiritual guidance.
Doors open at 9 am, Saturday, May 5th. For more information: www.blessfest.info
BlessFest was birthed through the unification of many downriver Churches partnering together through a movement in the Detroit Metro area called EACH. The actual BlessFest event was a God given burden on the hearts of many downriver church leaders to bless their communities because of the great needs they were seeing and experiencing daily. This event gives people not only the ability to experience the Good Deeds, but also the Good News of HOPE as many will share their 2wordstory at this event. Bless Fest is a partnership among local churches, businesses, counselors and local organizations. To register to help go to www.BlessFest.info or call New Hope Assembly of God, 14000 Racho, Taylor at 734-287-4673.