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Changes are coming to the local Newton soup kitchen.
Beginning on Aug. 8th, the Corner Table will now be serving meals Monday-Friday. Executive Director Summer Jenkins said the decision to start serving five days a week was approved on Tuesday by the Corner Tableâ€™s governing board. For Jenkins, she finally has an answer to give to those who have wondered why the kitchen wasnâ€™t open on Fridays.
â€śIt has been the number one question Iâ€™ve been asked,â€ť said Jenkins. â€śEveryone one from guests, volunteers, and people in the community have asked me that question since I have been here.â€ť
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.