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By David Pan 

Rotary Club distributes food to more than 2,000


Last updated 3/24/2021 at 12:34pm

David Pan

South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club members Julie Zadeh (right) and volunteer Candy Marine wait for vehicles to drive forward during a pop-up food distribution event Saturday, March 13, at Lighthouse Park.

The Rotary Club of South Everett-Mukilteo showed that it is nimble on its feet.

With only a few days notice, the club organized a pop-up food event that distributed 35,000 pounds of food for more than 2,000 people Saturday, March 13, at Lighthouse Park.

Rotary Club members loaded 960 boxes of food and 100 boxes of potatoes into vehicles.

"I think it went great," Rotary Club president Sheila Countryman-Bean said. "I expected long lines, and the way they came through the park was fine. We also took food to the food bank in Mukilteo. Everything was given away."

Twenty members from the Rotary C...

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