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October 6, 2016


Benefit dinner to support food packaging event


Students in Cowley College’s ACES (Academic Civic Engagement through Service) and CAAT (Cowley Activity Awareness Team) programs, with the help of the Ark City Optimist Club, will conduct a benefit Pulled Pork Dinner on Wednesday, October 12.


The meal is dine in or carry out at lunch and carry out only for supper. Lunch will be hosted in the Earle N. Wright Community Room and available from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Supper carry out, packaged and ready to go, will be available from 4:30-7 p.m. and can be picked up at the North door of the Brown Center. The meal will include: pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, bread, and chocolate cake.


Tickets cost $10 each and are being sold by ACES and CAAT students. Those interested in tickets should call James Fry at 620-441-5269 or Lea Newman at 620-441-5236.


All proceeds will go towards the Cowley College food packaging event in November, in which all food packaged will help local families.


“We were very pleased with last year's local impact, and look forward to continuing to give back to the community this year,” ACES coordinator James Fry said.