SPARTA, NJ – The residents of Knoll Heights were treated to a meal donated by the team of Franklin Sussex Auto Mall and the Mohawk House. More than 160 meals of thyme and garlic roasted Black Label chicken breast from Pat LaFrieda, parsley mashed potatoes and roasted broccoli were prepared by Executive Chef Joe Sanfilippo.
Freeholder Josh Hertzberg and Mohawk House’s Ricky Soni helped to load the van.
Jessica Sharry, lease manager at Nielsen Ford brought the meals to the senior center where they were loaded onto golf carts to be delivered to the residents by Knoll Community associates Steve Davis, Donna Green, Robert Austin, Francesca McKernan and Raymond Manning.
Freeholder Josh Hertzberg and Mohawk House’s Ricki Soni were also on hand to help load and unload the meals.
Bill Snouffer said they wanted to bring meals to the seniors who have been on lock down. He said Eric Nielsen and Franklin Sussex Auto Mall made the donation because they wanted to do something for the community.
“Hopefully this will brighten their spirits,” Snouffer said. “Stay safe, we’re going to get through this.”
“It’s a beautiful day,” Mohawk House owner Steve Scro said. “It’s nice to pull back and help feed our neighbors. I hope we brought some enjoyment with a home cooked meal.”
Scro said they would be making another deliver of 100 meals to Newton Medical Center on Thursday.