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Posted at 10:50 AM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 10:50:03-04

A famous Ann Arbor deli is bringing its sandwiches on a road trip this summer, including stops in Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids.

On Monday Zingerman's Deli announced the Reuben Tour 2020. It's an effort to bring select menu items to local breweries and distilleries so customers don't have to travel to Ann Arbor amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The first stop of the tour is in Kalamazoo on June 27 at Green Door Distilling Co. Orders must be placed online by Wednesday, June 24.

Orders aren't being taken yet for the July 18 stop in Grand Rapids at Atwater Brewery.

The complete menu can be found here.

Even though the 2020 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give was canceled, Meijer is making a donation to its hunger relief program on behalf of the tournament. They're donating $1.1 million to its Simply Give hunger relief program.

Traditionally, proceeds from the tournament, and each of the week's festivities, benefit the Meijer Simply Give program that stocks the shelves of food pantries across the Midwest. In total, the six previous tournaments have generated more than $5.2 million for the Meijer Simply Give program.

The 2021 Meijer LPGA Classic will be held June 7-13 at Blythefield Country Club.

Comcast is providing $100,000 in grants to equip Michigan students with laptops or tablets for e-learning next school year.

The company says they've been in contact with state education officials and are proud to be part of the ongoing struggle to educate kids in these changing times.

The company is also extending its 60 days of free internet service to new, eligible internet essential customers through the end of this year. That program was set to expire at the end of this month.

The Kent District Library is teaming up with Feeding America to offer free lunch for children this summer.

The Meet Up and Eat Up program begins today and runs through mid-August at eleven of the library's 19 branches, as well as its bookmobile. Anyone 18-years-old and younger can take advantage of it.

Each branch has varying hours and days of the week they'll offer the free meal.

For locations and hours, just visit kdl.org.

Who says you have to be an adult to have a great business idea? Idea Tank For Kids at Home 2020 is looking for business pitches from kids all around the country, and it could win you $1,000.

Kids ages 8-13 can submit any invention or business concept to IdeaTankForKids.com for a chance to win the grand prize.

The deadline to enter is June 25. Then the top 20 submissions will take part in an online "Shark Tank" like finale on June 30.

A $500 audience favorite winner will be selected by family members, friends, and classmates viewing the free online pitch event.