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Planned Food Pantry Denied

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:25:45 CDT
By: Jim Browne

Opposition from neighbors has doomed a planned food pantry. Calvary Baptist Church wanted to run the charity operation out of a house it owns at 406 West Summit. The outcry was enough to cause the Normal Planning Board of Appeals to deny the church's request. While near-by residents told the board a food pantry is a worthwhile endeavor, they don't think it'd be appropriate in their residential neighborhood.

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