FullSizeRenderOHIO COUNTY, Ky. (11/21/17) — The Ohio County Chamber of Commerce heard from state Auditor Mark Harmon today at the Ohio County Senior Citizens Center in Hartford.

Harmon’s often funny stories also included interesting facts about the duties of his office and auditing cities.

President Judson Hunter recognized new member Beau Wright, manager of Ohio County Fairgrounds Park.

Chris Baird from the Ohio County Food Pantry also spoke to the crowd about the nutritional needs of people in the state. Chamber members were encouraged to bring canned foods to donate today.

FullSizeRender1"Kentucky has four and one-half million people and out of that, 640,000 use the food pantry,” said Baird. “Of those, 28 percent are children. Ohio County has 46,000 people with 14 percent using the Food Pantry.”

For more info on the Food Pantry, call 270-298-0032.

Commonwealth Community Bank was the meal sponsor which was catered by Frances Southard.

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Janice Himes Stone
SurfKY News Reporter

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