Events and Meetings
Today's the day!
Please join us at Bethlehem Lutheran Church for the Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser. Swing by whenever fits your schedule best. We're serving lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and dinner from 5-7 p.m.
We have beautiful handcrafted pottery, glass, and wooden bowls for sale. Delicious soup, bread, and homemade baked goods will be served up. You can shop the silent auction to get a jump start on holiday gift shopping.
All funds raised go directly to the Cook County Food Shelf and other community programs that serve Cook County's hungry. These organizations depend on the money raised once a year at Empty Bowls. See you there - bring a friend!
CONTACT: Empty Bowls 2016
DATE: 11/10/2016 06:44am
Empty Bowls 2016 is tomorrow - Thursday, November 10th.
Remember - this year's event will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Lunch is served from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.; dinner from 5 - 7 p.m.
Come enjoy delicious soups and breads from local restaurants, shop the impressive handmade bowl sale compliments of the Grand Marais Art Colony and North House Folk School, grab some holiday gifts at the silent auction, and enjoy yummy homemade baked goods at the bake sale.
All funds raised benefit the Cook County Food Shelf and other community programs that address Cook County residents' hunger needs.
Can't make it? Give online at https://www.givemn.org/project/empty-bowls-2015-561693f9b2f28 or send a check made payable to "Empty Bowls" to P.O. Box 413, Grand Marais, MN 55604. Each dollar raised has a huge impact in our community.
We look forward to seeing you and your family and friends there!
CONTACT: Empty Bowls 2016
DATE: 11/09/2016 11:42am
Support our community by donating at the Cook County Pack 167 Food Shelf Drive!
When: Saturday November 12th from 10am - Noon
Where: At the Community Center's Log Cabin!
If you cant make it, monetary donations can be mailed to:
Hedstroms Lumber Company
1504 Gunflint Trail
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Thank you so much! See you there!!
CONTACT: Sara Hadley
DATE: 11/08/2016 08:36am
WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT EMPTY BOWLS 2016!
Thursday, November 10
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Upstairs Fellowship Hall
417 1st Ave W, Grand Marais
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dinner: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Silent auction closes at 6:30 p.m.
Soup Meal: $5.00
Handcrafted Grand Marais Art Colony/North House Folk School Bowl or Bowl Necklace: $10.00 +
What's Empty Bowls? A simple soup dinner with soup and bread provided by local restaurants and a beautiful array of handcrafted bowls made at the Grand Marais Art Colony Make-A-Bowls sessions by community members and potters. Event also features a silent auction made possible by generous donations from local businesses and a bake sale.
Who receives funds from the Empty Bowls fundraiser? The Cook County Food Shelf receives 50% of all funds raised at Empty Bowls. The remaining funds are divided among other community organizations (such as Cook County Public Health and Human Services, Snack Packs programs, and lcals schools) who address Cook County's hunger needs.
I can't attend on Thursday - how can I still show my support for Empty Bowls? Contribute to Empty Bowls’ efforts online through the GiveMN website. Alternatively, checks payable to “Empty Bowls” may be sent to P.O. Box 413 Grand Marais, MN 55604. Thank you!
CONTACT: Empty Bowls 201
DATE: 11/07/2016 07:52am