Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Empty Bowls, Bowl-Making Workshop

Carroll County Empty Bowls is an event that raises money for the Carroll County Soup kitchen. Because economic problems have affected so many, the Carroll County Soup kitchen has a greater need than ever.

Ingram Library will host a bowl-making party to contribute bowls for the Carroll County Empty Bowls event in February. We'll provide the clay and instructor, you get to make a bowl to donate to Empty Bowls. Or, if you want to keep your bowl, you're welcome to purchase it for a $10 minimum donation.

The main Carroll County Empty Bowls event will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2012, 11a.m. to 2p.m. at the Carroll County Ag Center.

About Empty Bowls:
Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. The basic premise is simple: Potters and other craftspeople, educators and others work with the community to create handcrafted bowls. Guests are invited to a simple meal of soup and bread. In exchange for a cash donation, guests are asked to keep a bowl as a reminder of all the empty bowls in the world. The money raised is donated to an organization working to end hunger and food insecurity.

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