The Imperial County Public Administrator will hold a Indigent Burial / Cremation Program Thursday.

This will be the first county burial at Terrace Park Cemetery in Holtville since 2010. According to county Public Administrator Rosie Blankenship , the program is designed to help families who are financially unable to pay funeral expenses. The program offers decedents who meet the criteria a dignified burial. Blankenship said , " Prior to this program , decedent cremains were scattered at sea off the coast of San Diego. Now our deceased will have a beautiful resting place for their loved ones to visit." The program will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday , October 18, 2018 at the cemetery on the west side of Holtville.