4/27/2020 11:00:00 AM Teamwork brings meals to 760 district students
Heidi Osterhaus, regional chef for Taher, left, and Christie Mabe, Taherís food service director, display a box to be delivered to a Stewartville student on Monday, April 20. Taher, Grisim School Bus, Inc., and the Stewartville School District worked together to deliver lunches and breakfasts to 760 district students last week.
From left, Connie Grisim, co-owner of Grisim Bus Co., Tom Kidd, a driver for Grisim Bus, and Heidi Osterhaus, regional chef for Taher, the Stewartville School Districtís food service provider, carry boxes of food to buses for transport to 760 district students.
Gathered inside the Stewartville High School-Middle School cafeteria, Taher's employees worked hard to package meals for delivery to about 760 Stewartville students. It was Monday morning, April 20, and the Taher workers, joined by a group of Stewartville School District paraprofessionals, were wheeling boxes of meals to the school buses waiting in the alley just north of Stewartville High School. Even though the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has restricted the district's students and teachers to learning from a distance, many students are still eating breakfasts and lunches from Taher, the district's food service provider. Heidi Osterhaus, regional chef for Taher, said each of the 760 students would receive a box with enough food to provide two meals a day for five days... For more on this story pick up your copy of the April 28 Stewartville STAR.