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Ironwood Area School's continues lunch program at Depot Park


June 20, 2019

Bryan Hellios/Daily Globe

PRESCHOOLER ALTHEA Peterson sits with her classmates from All Saints Catholic Academy while munching on a floret of cauliflower during Ironwood Area Schools Meet Up and Eat Up summer lunch program at Depot Park on Wednesday.


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IRONWOOD - More than 100 children enjoyed a Wednesday lunch at Depot Park curtesy of Ironwood Area School's Meet up and Eat Up program.

The program provides free meals at the park from 11 a.m., Monday through Friday, to those under the age of 18.

Lori Rye, a cook along with her assistant Lori Grbavcich, aka, "Thelma and Louise," served chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, and choice of milk while offering unlimited helpings of fruits and vegetables.

"It's been awesome for the kids," Rye said. "We've been serving over 100 a day."

She said a big...

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