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Dayton Food Bank distribution has moved to Columbia County Fairgrounds


April 16, 2020

Beka Compton

Public health educator Leslie Sweetwood hands out copies of Good and Cheap, a cookbook with affordable recipes, at the Mobile Food Bank. Lines of cars waited at the Columbia County Fairgrounds on Tuesday as members of the National Guard, Columbia County Public Health employees, and a handful of volunteers passed out food.

Columbia County Food Bank's distribution center moved from downtown Dayton to the Columbia County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, April 14. Distributions will be available every Tuesday from 2 - 4 p.m. with a drive by pick-up option.

Blue Mountain Action Council (BMAC) Food Bank Director Jeff Mathias said that the distribution at this site will continue at least through the end of April. Members of the Army National Guard were on hand on Tuesday, April 14, helping to direct traffic and to pass out food supplies. Columbia County Health employees provided free cookbooks as well.


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