BMAC accepts applications for heating help lottery

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WALLA WALLA — Residents of Walla Walla County who meet low-income guidelines and need help paying winter heating bills can register Nov 4-22 with Blue Mountain Action Council to enter a lottery for utility assistance.

Names will be randomly selected and the number of people chosen depends on available funds. A confirmation letter will be mailed to those selected.

To be eligible for assistance, a household must be responsible for its own heating costs. A single-person household can have monthly income of up to $1,197; two people can have income up to $1,616 a month; three people can get $2,034 a month.

To register call 529-4980 or go to BMAC at 1520 Kelly Place, Suite 140. Applications must be postmarked by Nov. 22.

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