Beatrice–It was another successful fundraiser for the Beatrice Backpack Program on Thursday. The annual Empty Bowls Soup Luncheon drew a large crowd in downtown Beatrice at the Vintage Venue. One of the coordinators of the Backpack Program Patty Kauffman says the annual event usually draws about 300 people…
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Kauffman says the program has received a lot of support from sponsors this year and enough funds have been raised to continue the program next year….
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A long line of people were waiting at the doors Thursday morning when the event opened at 11:30. Kauffman says no one in the community wants to see children go hungry…
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A number of restaurants and caterers provided the soup for today’s fundraising event.