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    Free lunches available for Decatur students | Food and Cooking

    Guy and Rose Scovill built this beautiful Chinese-inspired in the 1920s and 1930s. It was deeded to the Decatur Park District in the 1940s.  Clay Jackson DECATUR — Free Summer Food Service Program meals will be distributed at park and school locations across Decatur this summer. The program is offered through the Decatur Park District and Illinois State Board of Education. The park district and the Children’s Museum of Illinois will also provide free mobile STEAM programs following lunch on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. STEAM stands  

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    Watch now: How COVID changed up Thanksgiving plans in Decatur | Food and Cooking

    Water Street Mission volunteer Deb McCammack stands at the ready on Thursday to serve the packaged Thanksgiving meals, prepared by Vinnie Barbee, to those in need. Donnette Beckett The volunteers prepared more than 100 lunches. “We’ve got plenty of food,” Barbee said shortly after volunteers began serving. Barbee said the annual event is important to him and his community. “This is my town,” he said. The COVID-19 positivity rate has risen in the past few weeks, a statistic Barbee has seen among the community. “It is not our friend,” he said about the virus. “But it’s not going to stop  

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    DeKalb To Host Back To School Food Distribution In Decatur, More

    DECATUR, GA — DeKalb County will host a food distribution event Saturday at three drive-thru locations. DeKalb residents will receive one 20-pound box of fruit and vegetables and a 10-pound bag of frozen chicken hindquarters, along with school supplies and COVID-19 Care Kits. Beginning at 10 a.m., COVID-19 Care Baskets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at three locations: Buck Godfrey Stadium, 2817 Clifton Springs Rd., Decatur, GA 30034 James R. Hallford Stadium, 3789 Memorial College Ave., Clarkston, GA 30021 Tahoe Village Shopping Plaza, 4604 East Ponce de Leon Ave., Clarkston GA 30021 “As parents prepare to send  

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