A one-stop resource center to assist flood victims will be open in Watseka Friday. The Trinity Church on E. Walnut Street is where several agencies will set up shop from 10 am 'til 7 pm. Citizens are invited to stop for assistance. No appointment is needed.
Meanwhile -- Iroquois County Emergency Management Agency personnel are operating a call-center from 11 am 'til 7 pm. Assistance with damage assessments is available.
The City of Watseka also announcing a team of volunteers from the Lutheran Disaster relief Program will visit town Saturday. The volunteer groups will offer help those in need that are cleaning up basements or garages from the flood. Those in need of help can today (Thursday) 815-432-6997 from 11 am until 7 pm. A scheduled-appointment will be made. This is a one-time event Saturday.
The City of Watsek also has flood clean-up tips. Visit the Watseka Facebook page or the website at www.watsekacity.org