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CLC's Empty Bowls fundraiser

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Food and art will be combined to fight hunger in the Sixth Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser at the College of Lake County Library Atrium, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake, on Tuesday, March 4. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and proceeds will benefit the Northern Illinois Food Bank ( For a minimum donation of $15 per bowl, attendees can purchase a handmade ceramic bowl and receive a serving of chili and cornbread. Students and faculty from the ceramics department have created more than 1,000 bowls for the event, and the CLC Hospitality and Culinary Management program is preparing the chili and cornbread. Last year, the Empty Bowls event raised $6,250 for the Northern Illinois Food Bank. For information, contact ceramics instructor Ben Bates at (847) 543-2435 or Visit the CLC website for maps and directions at

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