Quar­ter ton of food

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“What a com­mu­nity we have!” re­marked Van Car­ney, who with broth­ers Lain and Jen­nings op­er­ate the pop­u­lar Pen Druid Brew­ery. “The show of sup­port was in­cred­i­ble.” Re­fer­ring to the brew­ery-hosted Box­ing Day (Dec. 26) fundraiser ben­e­fit­ing the Rap­pa­han­nock Food Pantry. The goal this year was to sur­pass last year’s gen­er­ous 116 pounds of do­nated food items. “We raised 474 pounds of food!” re­layed Van. “We had about 400 peo­ple and ex­ceeded all our ex­pec­ta­tions.”

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