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Nicolet College - Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls nets $2,590
for area food pantries


Empty Bowls

The Nicolet College Empty Bowls Hunger Project event held earlier this year raised a total of $2,590 for area food pantries, with the money recently being divided equally between seven area organizations.

The community fundraising event featured soup served in hand-made pottery bowls made by area potters in the Nicolet College Art Department.

Organizers and those receiving donations include, front row, left to right, Jim Leonard, potter; Shellie Holmes, Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence; Janice Kanyusik and Julie Fredrickson, both of Nicolet College; Dick Turner, Three Lakes Food Pantry; Ila Mooney, Tomahawk Food Pantry; Kelly Crossen, Nicolet College; back row, left to right, Bob Kanyusik, Nicolet College Art Instructor; MaryAnn Jameson, NEWCAP of Forest County; Guy Hansen, Rhinelander Food Pantry; Jim Leschke, Emergency Food Pantry of Rhinelander; Tom Mooney, Tomahawk Food Pantry; and Pam Zaugg, Vilas Food Pantry.