Fresh Market Foods, North Star Air fly Christmas dinners north
Tim Brody - Editor
North Star Air employees were hard at work on the morning of Dec. 18, loading nine pallets – 9200 pounds of Christmas cargo, in to the company’s flagship Basler BT-67 aircraft at the Sioux Lookout Airport.
The cargo, 325 turkeys, 325 hams, groceries and toys was destined for Big Trout Lake First Nation.
Fresh Market Foods order desk manager and Nutrition North coordinator Charlene Ogden said the pallets of groceries and toys were purchased from Fresh Market, by the community, through Nutrition North Canada, a Government of Canada subsidy program which helps bring healthy food to isolated northern communities.
Tracey Bullock, Fresh Market Foods owner, said it felt good to be able to help the community at Christmastime.