For years, restaurant owner Joan Cotter served leftovers to hungry families at the end of the day. When she made the difficult decision to close her doors, she wanted to make sure struggling families still had food to put on the table at the end of the day.
The competition was tight among 71 schools and local partnering businesses that participated in this year’s annual Springfield Public Schools Food Fight.
At the beginning of 2016, Stephanie Luhm made a different type of New Year’s Resolution. She decided to focus on helping others, rather than focusing on herself.