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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 9106

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 13, 2015 6340

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 5526

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5291

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 3742

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 9106

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8586

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 20, 2015 3742

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 2183

Madisonville Man Charged with Sex Abuse of Two…

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 1721

Traffic Stop Results in DUI, Drug Possession,…

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 1261

Pick Greenville's 'Saturdays on the Square' Free…

by Beth Newman
April 20, 2015 918

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 884

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
April 20, 2015 859

Police Seeking Public's Help in Locating Man…

by Wes Miller
April 20, 2015 694

Former Certified Medication Technician for Dawson…

by Leland Hulbert
April 20, 2015 589

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by Melissa Heflin
April 20, 2015 434

KDOW: Caney, Hurricane, Copper among Hopkins…

by Dick Brown