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By Michele Smith
The Times 

Starbuck kids to have lunch five days a week until the end of the school year

 

October 10, 2019

Lane Gwinn

On Thursday, Oct 3rd John Begley presented a check from Columbia Pulp LLC's Sponsorship and Donations committee for $1000 to Kevin Gravis from the Starbuck School District This donation was given to help make up a $1,500 shortfall in the fundraising needed to provide lunches four days a week for the entire school year. All donations will go to Starbuck School District in care of School lunch program.

STARBUCK-With generous donations from Columbia Pulp and the Blue Mountain Community Foundation, the Starbuck School District is now able to provide 37 K-8 graders with lunches, five days a week, until the end of the school year, according to Martha Lanman Columbia County Public Health Director.

A donation of $1,000 from Columbia Pulp and another $5,000 from the Blue Mountain Community Foundation will more than meet the original request, which was for $1500 to provide lunches four days a week.

The lunches are prepared by the Dietary Staff at Dayton General Hospital and they meet school nutri...



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