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b / J Thursday, September 4, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five Food Bank of Iowa The Food Bank of Iowa concluded their fiscal year June 30, 2014 with a 17 per- cent increase in food distri- bution, distributing 10,921,355 pounds of food. A portion of the food dis- tributed included fresh pro- duce which attributed to 817,943 pounds. The Food Bank of Iowa distributes food to 249 partner agencies in 42 counties across the state and another 140 part- ner agencies in 13 counties in southern Iowa through their redistribution organi- zation, the Food Bank of Southern Iowa located in Otmmwal The Food Bank of Iowa contributes their success to dedicated supporters, do- nors, partners, partner agencies ande_he thousands of volunteers that donated over 4,000 hours of their -ne to help provide food to people in need. "We're pleased we could increase the food distributed to those in need, but our work is far from over," says Carey Mill- er, executive director of the Food Bank of Iowa. "Over 181,000 Iowans in our ser- vice area are facing food insecurity in titles, towns and rural areas. Many of these individuals are work- mg families struggling to make ends meet. As we enter our next fiscal year, we look for new ways to expand our distribution and opportunities for peo- ple to get involved to help end hunger."" The Food Bank of Iowa saw an increase in their di- rect outreach programs as well. The BackPack Program served 4,000 low income children per week with child-friendly, easy to pre- pare foods for the weekend at 96 sites in 23 counties. During fiscal year 2015, this number will increase by 500 children per week at 113 sites in 26 counties. Mob'de Pantries that dis- tribute food farmer's mar- ket style to areas with lim- ited resources available, especially in rural communi- ties, had eight sites with 22 distributions and concluded with the establishment of two new permanent pan- tries. For fiscal year 2015, the number of distributions will double to 45. Fresh Produce Program grew from 12 acres of land at the Newton Correctional Facility to include corporate giving gardens and an acre at the Gardening for Good farm in Madrid. During fis- cal year 2015, the program will include 12 acres in New- ton, six acres in Madrid, cor- porate gardens and fresh produce stands. HUSH (Help Us Stop Hunger), during fiscal year 2014, 164,735 pounds of lean, ground venison was distrib- uted through a partnership that included DNR, deer hunters and meat lockers. To learn how you can help fight hunger in your community, visit www. Sales & Service since 1966 Cookout Winner Baylee Jensen, Indianola, won first place in the youth pork category of the 51st annual Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) Cookout Contest during the Iowa State Fair. She took home $150 provided by the Iowa Beef Industry Council. Pic- tured, left to right: IFBF President Craig Hill, Richards and Iowa State Fair Queen Elizabeth Glover of Spencer. You can find Jensen's recipe at www.iowa Earlier this summer, she was a winner at the Warren County Farm Bureau Lookout contest. The victory allowed her to enter the state contest. Photo submitted. (NAPS)--Matlaw's, the creator of America's most popular seafood appetizer, has introduced a full line of products to appeal to the whole family. For recipes, tasty food pairing sugges- To service our customers even better, we have the tions, menu recommenda- tions, special offers, coupons State-of-the-Art Hunter Ahgnment System. and more, visit www.Mat All work is guaranteed by a 12 months/12,000 Miles Warranty. I COMMITTED TO OUR]. Complete Engine Specialist --" ~ I CU. TOMER$ AND NAPA Auto Center .... 802 Sunset Drive Insuran C(~lp,qIlitN OUR COMMUNITY. . retake bpeci is[ Auto Repair Towing ASE Certified Mechanics Norwalk ~ Enjoy a West Des Momes address Large walk-out lots backing to a pond or Iowa's countryside. and attend Norwalk Schools at Fox Valley. .............................................. to Jordan Creek, downtown, and the airport! -- Call for more info Directions: Hwy 5 Bypass To SW Connector, South To Maffitt Lake Rd, West To S 20th Or Orilla Rd, South Through Orilla Development On The West Side Of The Road, iowa's Largest When grilling, you need to choose your fuel: gas, char- coal or wood. The Hybrid Fire Grill by Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet can cook with gas, charcoal or wood. To learn more grilling techniques and see recipes, visit: httpY/kala resouzces/gri]B -techniques/ In 1974, STOUFFER'S introduced the French Bread Pizza. Its famous crunchy crust and rich cheese have been loved for over 40 years. For more information on STOUF- FER French Bread Pizza and other delicious meals, please visit www.stouffers. com. At one time, natural lico- rice was used as medicine to treat ulcers, sore coughs and other dis- eases. The first licorice "candy" was an attempt to disguise the bitter flavor of the medicine. Call 911 .... for emergencies ! J