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12/28/2020 11:28:00 AM
City reaches out to help restaurants, residents
Using money from the federal CARES Act, the city of Stewartville paid six restaurants to make meals that have been or will be distributed free of charge to residents who have driven through or will drive through the parking lot just south of C&M Screen Printing. On Tuesday, Dec. 22, city of Stewartville employees, and representatives from Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA), distributed meals to local and area residents driving past. City and CEDA employees include, from left, Jacob Chopp, Joya Stetson, Cheryl Roeder, Mark McDermott and Lexi Williams.
Using money from the federal CARES Act, the city of Stewartville paid six restaurants to make meals that have been or will be distributed free of charge to residents who have driven through or will drive through the parking lot just south of C&M Screen Printing. On Tuesday, Dec. 22, city of Stewartville employees, and representatives from Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA), distributed meals to local and area residents driving past. City and CEDA employees include, from left, Jacob Chopp, Joya Stetson, Cheryl Roeder, Mark McDermott and Lexi Williams.
Concerned about his community in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Josh Arndt came up with a suggestion he shared with the staff at Stewartville City Hall.
Mindful that local restaurants have been hurting since state officials again closed the state's eating establishments to walk-in traffic, Arndt, a member of the City Council, thought of a way the city could help restaurants and Stewartville and area residents as well.
"It was about helping not just the businesses, but regular citizens, too," he said.
Using funds from the federal CARES Act, the city paid six restaurants to make meals that have been or will be distributed free of charge to residents who have driven through or will drive through the parking lot just south of C&M Screen Printing.
Pizza Ranch, the DownUnder Bar and Tarsilla's made the meals given away last Tuesday, Dec. 22 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Subway, Strikers Corner and Gleason's Catering cooked the meals distributed today (Tuesday, Dec. 29), also from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Meals included baked ziti, chicken ala king, tater tot hot dish, frozen breakfast pizzas and more...
For more on this story pick up your copy of the Dec. 29 Stewartville STAR.





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