Thursday, March 12, 2020

Attorney Liz Groeschel from Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc., will talk about FoodShare, which helps people with limited income buy the food they need for good health, at the 6 p.m. Thursday, March 12, Community Chat program at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

Groeschel will explain the program and talk about how to avoid common problems such as denial, termination or overpayment. She'll cover how to determine a person's level of FoodShare eligibility and best practices for managing the benefit. There will be plenty of time for questions.

Groeschel is a staff attorney in the Oshkosh office of Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc. Legal Action is a civil legal-aid law firm that provides free civil legal assistance for people who qualify. Groeschel’s practice focuses on public benefits, housing and driver’s license recovery. She earned a bachelor’s degree from UW-Platteville and a law degree, cum laude, from Marquette Law School in Milwaukee. Groeschel was born, raised and lives the Fond du Lac area.

Every second Tuesday of the month, the library's Community Chat programs give residents opportunities to hear directly from local government and nonprofit organizations. Representatives share information about costs, goals, accomplishments and more. For more information, visit the Calendar at fdlpl.org.