9/28/2020 11:28:00 AM City Hall's lower level becomes COVID-19 store
Karla Strain, city finance director, poses near some of the items available at the small store at the lower level of Stewartville City Hall. City officials bought face shields, masks and other anti-COVID-19 items to give away at City Hall in mid-September.
For a few days earlier this month, the lower level of City Hall became a small store for residents looking for free-of-charge supplies to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Awhile back, the city of Stewartville's Economic Development Authority set aside $10,000 to purchase face shields, masks, hand sanitizer, school supplies, paper towels, wipes and more, said Karla Strain, finance director for the city of Stewartville. The $10,000 is part of the funding the city of Stewartville received from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Strain said. Strain and other city officials used the money to buy the supplies from a number of Stewartville stores, including Family Dollar, HyVee Health Market, Fareway, Teigen Paper Supply and C&M Screen Printing... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Sept. 29 Stewartville STAR.