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"Extinguish Hunger" food drive

Saturday, June 20, 2009 | 10:31 p.m. CDT; updated 10:41 p.m. CDT, Saturday, June 20, 2009
Walt Goodman of Columbia Professional Firefighters Local 1055, stands before a 1940 fire engine as he mans the food bank collection booth outside of HyVee.

  

Danny Spry of the Columbia Professional Firefighters laughs after Mayor Darwin Hindman is dunked during the "Extinguish Hunger" food drive's carnival Saturday.
Mayor Darwin Hindman took the first turn sitting in the dunking booth at the "Extinguish Hunger" food drive's carnival on Saturday outside of HyVee off West Broadway. The Central Missouri Food Bank and Columbia Professional Firefighters teamed up for the first time for this event. Organizers hope to make it a yearly event, and expect it to yield 3,000 to 4,000 pounds of food.

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