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By Morgan Cardenas

Grant expands storage at Antelope County Food Pantry

Midwest Dairy awards a new fridge to the Food Pantry to store dairy products


LuAnn Schindler

Donated dairy • A grant from Midwest Dairy will allow the Antelope County Food Pantry to offer dairy products. The pantry received a cooling system from grant funds. Automated Dairy Specialists, in Clearwater, will work with Clearwater Market to stock the cooler and challenges other county businesses to offer foodstuffs for the pantry.

The Antelope County Food Pantry located in Neligh has recently been awarded a refrigerator that can store multiple dairy items like milk, cheese, butter and more.

The grant comes from Midwest Dairy, one of 50 given to those in need of storage for dairy-based foods. The grant process was relatively quick and easy according to Heath Snodgrass, owner of Snodgrass Dairy. The one-page application asked the number of clients served in Antelope County.

"It's meant for dairy, produce and perishible items," said Connie Bellingtier, manager of Automated Dairy Specialists, LLC, based in Clearwater....

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