Greater Lafayette mayors volunteer for food delivery routes

Mayors deliver food for a day.
Mayors deliver food for a day.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis and Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski delivered food in the community as part of Mayors for Meals Day.

The event is put on by Meals on Wheels as part of its annual March for Meals campaign. Tippecanoe county commissioners and other local leaders participated in the event.

Executive director Jennifer Shook said she’s excited by how many leaders came out to participate this year.

“Our turnout this year was much better even than last year, so it’s a real indicator to me that the community understands how important Meals on Wheels is and that what we’re able to offer is really an important service to our community,” said Shook.

The event includes a silent auction to raise money for families, who cannot afford the food delivery program.

Auction items include autographed sports and entertainment memorabilia as well  lunch with elected officials. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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