Due to the recession, Douglas County has had to cut funding to the senior soup program, which costs $15,000 a year to fund.
Doug and Cindy Petersen, who have funded the program for the past several years, are hoping to raise part of the money at the fourth annual Sertoma Crab and Tri Tip Feed at 5 p.m. Feb. 9 in the CVIC Hall.
"They had to cut the soup," said Cindy, co-chair for the Sertoma event. "My mom was a volunteer at the senior center and I was an employee at the time. I was heartbroken."
The soup program …