hancockbankheroKaren Tapp, Laura Knight, Vickie Barnes, Keri Langner from Hancock Bank and Marilyn Fulkerson from Hopkins Co Christian Food BankHOPKINS COUNTY, Ky.(11/20/13) - The Christian Food Bank of Hopkins Co was the recipient of the Hancock Bank November Community Hero.

We chose Christian Food Bank for their outstanding service in our community. They serve the underserved families of Hopkins Co. Marilyn Fulkerson has been the Food Banks director for over 23 years. She has seen a jump in the need for Hopkins Co since the recent reduction of the food stamp program. November through January is unusually a busy season but with the current economic downturn, the food bank is serving more individuals. They have a current need for donations of food items. They very grateful and appreciative for a full staff of volunteers.

It was our pleasure to get to meet and chat with Ms. Marilyn and discuss her love for the community and serving their needs.

Hancock Bank and Trust is proud to welcome our Community Heroes campaign. This is our opportunity to celebrate the individuals and organizations in our community who dedicate their lives to helping others. Heroes come from all walks of life—the neighbor running nonprofit bake sales, a volunteer who serves the elderly at a local retirement home, a teacher building a school for the underserved, or the community organizer bringing people together. Keep a look out for future Community Heroes.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Keri Langner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,976.31
+263.65 (1.49%)    
2 S&P 2,086.24
+25.22 (1.22%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,947.44
+56.22 (1.15%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5936

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5449

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5201

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5134

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4296

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4142

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13908

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11646

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 30, 2015 3663

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 2257

Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 30, 2015 2024

Two Charged in Bremen Meth Bust

by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
March 30, 2015 1878

Man Charged for Selling Drugs from Red Cardinal…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 1621

Report of Suspicious Man Ends with PI, Meth…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 29, 2015 1278

Huge Turnout Joins to Support Shanice Bean Family

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 1139

Should Inactivity be Classified as a Disease?

by Mallory Powell
March 30, 2015 998

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 30,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 29, 2015 936

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 867

North American Stainless to Make $150 Million…

by Office of the Governor