City of Camrose Coun. Wayne Throndson, Mayor Norm Mayer, Camrose Public Library Children’s programmer Nicole Bannick, Garry Zetsen and Coun. Greg Wood present the library with cheques totalling $2,000 to help fund their Snacks in the Stacks program. Each of the four men have pledged to donate $500 a year for as long as the program is around. Snacks in the Stacks helps feed children who arrive at the library for after school programming but with empty stomachs. Snacks in the Stacks provides a healthy snack for every child that visits the library after school every day from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., averaging 30 a day from January to June this year. Submitted

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