CG&S distributes checks totaling $5,444 for area food banks

Pictured above are (from left): Lyman Adams, CG&S general manager; Norma Kline, representing the Marion County Food Bank in Marion; Mary Steketee, treasurer of Main Street Ministries in Hillsboro; Jennifer Stegman, MSM director; Ron Sommerfeld, Canton Ministerial Alliance; and Jim Enns, chair of the CG&S Board of Directors. Not represented in the photo is the Tabor Mennonite Church food bank, Goessel. Since 2004, CG&S has participated in the Land O?Lakes Helping Rural Communities program, resulting in donations totaling $57,742 ? $22,480 to food banks and the rest to various other community programs. Photo Don Ratzlaff / Free PressCooperative Grain & Supply and the Ampride stores in Hillsboro and Marion distributed checks Friday totaling $5,444 to four food banks in the CG&S service area. For the sixth consecutive year, CG&S was able to double its contribution to the food banks through the Feed Our Communities program sponsored by the Land O?Lakes Foundation, based in Minnesota.

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