Kanabec Hospital Wins 2010 “Grocery Grab”

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 5:07 am
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Kanabec Hospital Grocery Grab Team: Melissa Peterson and Katie Kerr

Kanabec Hospital staff collected food for the Mora, Ogilvie and Quamba Food shelves at the third annual Grocery Grab sponsored by Peoples National Bank of Mora. The Kanabec Hospital team came in first place, gathering over $850.00 of groceries. The 2010 Grocery Grab was held on Tuesday, March 16th at Nelson’s Market in Mora.

The event is a timed race with teams comprised of two members of area businesses. The teams then race through the Nelson’s Market aisles collecting food to be donated to the local food shelves. The Peoples National Bank of Mora agrees to pay for the team with the highest dollar amount in their cart. All other business pay for their own carts of groceries and all the food items are donated to the food shelves.

This year’s team consisted of Melissa Peterson, Materials Management Specialist, and Katie Kerr, IT Manager. Both women agreed that it was a fun event and a great opportunity to give back to a worthy cause.

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