Rock River Valley Pantry’s ‘Empty Bowls, Full Glasses’ fund-raiser Sept. 26

Staff Report

Rock River Valley Pantry’s 10th annual “Empty Bowls, Full Glasses” fund-raising dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, at Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 200 S. Bell School Road, Rockford. The event is the organization’s largest fund-raiser of the year.

Enjoy a four-course meal paired with unique wines. Greetings and cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m., and the dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Between courses, there will be special items auctioned, unique handcrafted “Empty Bowls,” and fine art created by select local artists. All proceeds benefit the Rock River Valley Pantry.

This evening of entertainment, art and cuisine enables the pantry to assist more than 7,000 people every month in finding food for their families; 40 percent of all clients are children, and 6 percent are older than 65.

Tickets for the evening are $75 per person or $700 for a table of 10. Call the Rock River Valley Pantry at (815) 965-2466 to reserve a seat or table.

Posted Sept. 17, 2014

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