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CR Schools receive nutrition assistance


CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - Cedar Rapids schools will soon receive new equipment to help fund school nutrition programs.  The district's Food and Nutrition Dept. received $75,600 as part of the federal stimulus package.  Eight schools will be buying new equipment.   Steamers will be installed at Cleveland, Garfield, Hoover, Monroe, Polk, Van Buren and Wilson Elementary schools.  Dishwashers will be installed at Monroe and Johnson Elementary schools.  The district says the new equipment will be competitively bid and in operation by late fall.

Online Reporter:  Bob Waters


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