Tickets Available for Empty Bowls Benefit

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    Washington College students show off their take-home bowls at last year's event.
April 18, 2013
Thursday, April 18 event to raise funds for the local Food Bank will be held at the Garfield Center for the Arts in downtown Chestertown starting at 5 p.m.

CHESTERTOWN, MD—There are still a limited number of tickets left for the fourth annual Empty Bowls benefit dinner to be held this Thursday, April 18, at 5:30 p.m. at the Garfield Center for the Arts, downtown Chestertown. Sponsored by the Washington College Service Council in partnership with RiverArts and the College Dining Services, the event benefits the Food Bank of Chestertown.

Tickets are $15 for students, $20 for adults, and $10 for children 10 and under. All proceeds benefit the Food Bank of Chestertown. To reserve tickets, call 410-778-7752 or e-mail At least 80 of the 100 tickets had been sold by mid-week.  Doors will open at 5 p.m. 

Event attendees will receive a simple meal of bread and soup served in handmade bowls created by local potters, community members, and WC students. The bowls are a keepsake to take home as a reminder that there are ‘empty bowls’ everywhere.

For more information, please check out the event on Facebook.

Last modified on Apr. 17th, 2013 at 3:44pm by Kay MacIntosh.