May 16, 2020 2:03 AM

More than 9,000 cantaloupes are donated to Harvesters

Posted May 16, 2020 2:03 AM

Hy-Vee, Inc. in partnership with its melon vendor Sol Group, is donating more than 9,000 fresh cantaloupes to Harvesters - The Community Food Network in Topeka.

On Friday, Hy-Vee delivered 16 pallets of cantaloupes to the food bank. The donation comes as food banks across Kansas struggle to keep their shelves stocked due to increased demand from the coronavirus.

The donation to Harvesters is part of a series of donations that Hy-Vee and Sol are making to help provide fresh melons to families and food banks across Hy-Vee's eight-state region.

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Riley County offices will reopen Monday

Health Officer Julie Gibbs said Friday afternoon that the Riley County offices will open to the public on Monday, "with a few limitations and many modifications. We want to keep our employees and the public safe so please have patience with us during this reopening."

Gibbs also told a Friday afternoon briefing audience via the Health Department Facebook page that Phase 1.5 that begins on Monday "will open up a lot more businesses to include barbershops and salons as well as fitness centers and gyms, given they follow certain guidelines."

Governor Kelly has put Phase 1.5 in place to begin Monday.