Event raises funds for food bank

first_imgLatest Stories Empty Bowls can feed the hungry.That’s an odd thing. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder “This is the second year for the Empty Bowls luncheon and we expect it to be as successful as last year’s event,” May said. “All of the bowls are handmade and are worth more than $20 apiece. The bowls were crafted by artists who have participated in the Alabama Clay Conference, by Larry Percy and several of his pottery students at Troy University and by the pottery classes at the Colley Senior Complex.”There will also be bowls handcrafted by local celebrities and those bowls will be offered as silent auction items.“We have several celebrity bowls that have been completed and expect several more by Friday,” May said. “Celebrity bowls have been made and donated by Jerrel Jernigan, former record breaking wide receiver for the Troy University Trojans, Troy Mayor Jimmy Lunsford, popular radio personality Ralph Black and Bear Woods of the Atlanta Falcons. Troy University Chancellor and Mrs. Jack Hawkins, Jr. designed a special bowl for the event and it will also be a silent auction item.May said the funds raised by the Empty Bowl luncheon will be used to stock the Pike County Salvation Army food bank. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 9:10 pm Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day But that’s exactly how the Empty Bowls project works.Kim May, director of the Pike County Salvation Army, said the purchase of an “Empty Bowl” will help feed the hungry in the Pike County area. Then, that bowl may be filled with a choice of several soups to be enjoyed in the fellowship of friends and neighbors.The Empty Bowls luncheon will from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday at the Colley Senior Complex annex on Elm Street. Tickets are $20 and include a handmade ceramic bowl of one’s choice and the soup lunch with beverage and dessert. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Email the author Event raises funds for food bank Print Article Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Sponsored Content You Might Like Head Start seeks new students The Troy Head Start Center is actively recruiting children ages 3 through 5 for the 2011-2012 school year. Octavia Jones,… read more “All of the money that is raised will stay here in Pike County to help feed those in need,” she said. “So, we invite everyone to join us Friday for the Empty Bowl luncheon. Come, pick out a handmade pottery bowl to take home and enjoy lunch with us. The weather should be nice so we plan to have tables set up outside for those who would like to enjoy the sunshine, as well as tables inside.”The “fillings” for the Empty Bowls will include camp stew, chili, chicken vegetable soup, beef stew, potato soup and professional chef Ron Case’s tortellini soup.May said there will be about 100 Empty Bowls to fill and the belief is that this year’s effort to feed the hungry will reflect the generosity that has long been a trademark of Pike County. Skiplast_img read more