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Earl Waid, right, from the Rio Rancho Rotary Club recognizes grocery store employees need appreciation and local businesses need support. So Waid bought lunch for grocery store workers on Wednesday from Joe’s Pasta House, a local restaurant. He took two carts full of food to Albertsons Market in Enchanted Hills to serve lunch to workers. Then, the following day he went to Smith’s and the Albertsons Market on NM 528 and did the same thing. “We all need to pitch in and do a little extra good, he said. “It is hard right now, but hard things make us better.”