Eating for Others!
3rd Annual Eating for Others
Dine out and support local non-profit organizations when 10% of dining sales the first three Wednesdays in May will be donated. Now in its third year, these annual benefits continue to gain momentum.
Wednesday, May 1 | City Park Grill
Organization: Little Traverse Bay Humane Bay
Serving the needs of homeless animals in the community since 1951, Little Traverse Bay Humane Society is a no-kill shelter that offers a temporary home to companion animals. Located between Harbor Springs and Petoskey, serves include pet adoptions, veterinary services, boarding, grooming, doggy daycare, and training.
Wednesday, May 8 | Roast & Toast
(downtown and McLaren Medical Building)
Organization: Brother Dan’s Food Pantry
Established in 2003 in honor Franciscan Brother Dan Badsing, the food pantry is a nondenominational outreach ministry of the St. Francis Xavier Parish community serving Emmet County and surrounding communities. The pantry is staffed 100% by community volunteers and serves an average of 500 – 600 families every two weeks. According to the website. “We don’t simply provide food, we provide wholesome meals that lend dignity to a family’s experience.” Ongoing for many years, Roast & Toast donates two stockpots of soup to the pantry each week.
Wednesday, May 15 | Palette Bistro
Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
Northern Michigan contains some of the most important, diverse, and pristine water resources on earth. Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council protects these waters — Great Lakes, inland lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands, and ground water — for future generations to enjoy their unspoiled character. Since 1979, the Watershed Council has protected the water resources of Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, and Emmet Counties. Supported by members of full-time and seasonal residents, lake associations, and businesses, the Watershed Council focus is on environmental integrity and economic and aesthetic values of water resources.