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SHARE orders due before May 4

Orders are due no later than May 4 for the SHARE Iowa Inc. food packages available in May.


Orders can be placed locally by calling the Sieda Community Action office at 472-6140 or Claudia Greenig at 472-3569.


Pickup will be at 8 a.m. May 19 at the Fairfield Eagles Club.


Several different packages are available; participants can purchase one or more in any combination.


The $28 Best Value Package includes: 1 pound premium bacon; four 4-ounce Omaha Steak pork chops; 1 pound ground beef; 1 pound Butterball turkey burgers; Golden mini cupcakes; potatoes, lettuce, broccoli, red pepper, apples, pears and mango.


The $14.50 Grocery Package includes Golden mini cupcakes; potatoes, lettuce, broccoli, red pepper, apples, pears and mango.


The $14.50 Meat-Only Package includes: 1 pound premium bacon; four 4-ounce Omaha Steak pork chops; 1 pound ground beef; 1 pound Butterball turkey burgers.


The $40 Meal Deal includes: 1 pound Coleman burgers; 3 pounds chicken thighs; 1 pound bacon, 18 ounces chicken cutlets; 1 pound ground beef; four 4-ounce pork chops; 1 pound turkey burgers; 2 pounds tator tots; 15 ounces sloppy joe sauce; 6 ounces mashed potatoes; 15 ounces sliced peaches; potatoes; broccoli; 16 ounces wax beans; 16 ounces baked beans; 16 ounces angel hair pasta; 6 ounces wild rice mix; mango, chocolate mini cupcakes; 24 ounce Classico Reservo pasta sauce. The box has enough food to make seven family meals; meal ideas are included in the box.


The $36 Bacon, Bacon, Bacon Box includes: 10 1-pound packages of Premium Bacon Meat Lodge label.


The $22 Steak Box includes: six 8-ounce sirloin strip steaks, tenderized and individually wrapped.


The $24 Chicken Breast Special includes: two 5-pound bags of ice-glazed chicken breast pieces.


Participants who order one of the main food packages also have the option to order ?choice? and ?bonus? items.


The choice items for May are:


? An $8 Pie Combo, which includes one 8-inch apple pie and one 8-inch berry pie.


? A $16.50 Chicken Wings Box, which includes a 5-pound bag of fully cooked, oven roasted wings.


? A $20 Turkey Breasts Box, with one 4-pound boneless, turkey breast and one 4-pound boneless smoky barbecue turkey breast.


? A $17 Shullsburg Meat and Cheese Bundle, with 8-ounce packages of sliced pickle and pimento loaf, sliced cooked ham, sliced bologna, sliced salami, provolone slices, mild cheddar slices and a 12-ounce package of American slices.


The bonus items are:


? One pound of butter for $3.


? Hunts ketchup/Koops original mustard, 24 ounces each, $2.


Food packages are subject to changes.


SHARE Iowa Inc. is a nonprofit food buying group that offers good, nutritious products at a reduced cost through a volunteer-run, community-based distribution system.


Everyone is welcome to participate; there are no membership fees and no income guidelines. But because part of the focus of SHARE is to promote volunteer service, participants are encouraged to spend some time volunteering with an activity of their choice to help make their community a better place.


For information, call Greenig, the Sieda Community Action office or SHARE?s main office at 800-344-1107, email shareiowa@mahaska.org or visit the website www.shareiowa.org.