Benton Flood Resource Center Opens Today

A multi-agency Resource Center for any individual or family that suffered flood damages in the recent high water is now open.

The center will be open at Benton High School today (Friday, Aug. 17) and Saturday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The school is located at 400 Park St., Benton.

The following agencies will have representatives to answer questions and provide information:
- American Red Cross
- Columbia County Agriculture Department
- Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA)
- Columbia County Emergency Management Agency
- Tri County COG Inspection Services
- Other state agencies.

Residents are encouraged to attend and bring a completed damage assessment form with them. Blank damage assessment forms are available from your local  municipality.

Contact the Columbia County Emergency Management Agency at 570-389-5720 for additional information.