Backpack Program Benefit For Beatrice Schools, on Tuesday

BEATRICE –  A fundraiser for the Backpack Program in Beatrice Schools will be held tomorrow.

The 9th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon featuring a variety of soup flavors from area restaurants will be held at Classic’s Restaurant in Beatrice, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.   Co-Coordinator Patty Kaufman says the number of backpacks produced for students, has grown.

:21                  “two years”

Organizer Kristy Thies says the lunch draws a good audience, for a good cause.

:33                  “lot of fun”

Kaufman says the local program has gotten help from other organizations or donors.

:19                  “gave ‘em to us”

Cost for tomorrow’s luncheon is $25, and those attending will receive a pottery bowl crafted by Beatrice High School and SCC art students, by Ervin Dixon, Patrick McKinney or Down Under Pottery.

Tickets are available at Pinnacle Bank, Security First Bank or the Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce.

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