1,000 boxes of food to given away at Fairgrounds today

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 21 October 2020 at 8:10 am

KNOWLESVILLE – There will be 1,000 boxes of food given away today at the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds.

The distribution begins at 1:45 and continues until the boxes are all gone. People should enter the Route 31 main drive at the fairgrounds, with traffic directed through the Taylor Hill Road parking lots in an attempt to fit all waiting vehicles on the grounds. There will be traffic cones set up to guide the vehicles.

The food boxes are available through the USDA food boxes program. This will be a first come, first served opportunity with one box available per vehicle.

There will be another food distribution at the fairgrounds next week on Oct. 28, starting at about 1:45 p.m.

There are also two other distributions planned the final two Fridays in October:

  • October 23rd – Ridgeway Fire Department, 11392 Ridge Road, Medina – no lines before 8 a.m. The entrance will be on Horan Road and the line will be facing north towards Ridge Road. Exit will be on to Ridge Road
  • October 30th – This event will be at the Community Action Main Street Store, 131 S. Main Street.

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