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Soup Kitchen Celebrates 25 years

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The Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen began at St. Francis school basement on May 18, 1987, as St. Francis Soup Kitchen. Our first guests numbered 18. We have moved twice. The first time to South Seventh. We were then on ground level and handicap accessible. However, because of guests coming too early, it was disruptive to the adjoining businesses.


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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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