NASCAR hauler drops off food for area food pantries

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The Halmar Race to Beat Hunger tractor trailer dropped off food for area food pantries. (Photo submitted)

FONDA — The Halmar Race to Beat Hunger hauler made a stop at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday afternoon.

The NASCAR hauler, which made the delivery, is sponsored by the Halmar Friesen Racing Team. NASCAR Truck and Dirt Modified driver Stewart Friesen a Montgomery County resident. The sheriff’s office will break down and deliver the two pallets of food donated to three food pantries throughout the county.

“It’s fabulous for Montgomery County that we have a NASCAR driver, in the National spotlight, taking the time to make sure there is a delivery in our county,” Montgomery County Sheriff Jeffery Smith said. “We have been doing everything we can to ensure residents in need receive food and it’s phenomenal to have the Halmar Race to Beat Hunger stop here and assist us in making a difference in our community.”

“Everyone at Halmar International and Halmar Friesen Racing is very proud to be able to support local food drives taking place in my home of Montgomery County in this time of need,” said Friesen. “We all hope we can get back to our normal summer activities and of course back to racing in Fonda.”

By Patricia Older

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