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Empty Bowl meal is Sunday

Empty Bowls, created by The Imagine/RENDER Group, 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, according to the Empty Bowls website. 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.

This is exactly what the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews, under the guidance of Pam Doss, art director, is doing on Sunday for the first time. For five months volunteers and craftpersons have been molding and creating bowls while other volunteers have been gearing up to make special soups to fill these artistic bowls. Those who buy $15 tickets will select a bowl, have it filled with soup accompanied with bread and a dessert, enjoy a nice lunch ...

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