House of Hope’s Empty Bowl Supper nets $13,000

An email from House of Hope representative Jen Avery announced a highly successful Empty Bowl Supper event.

The event held last Sat. Apr. 30 in Front Royal was able to bring in $13,000 to benefit the House of Hope.

At one point in the event from noon to three lines were out the door of the Honey and Hops Brews Works where participants picked up bowls for their soups.

The soups were generously donated by 12 different area restaurants.

At least 12 different downtown merchants along with several civic minded individuals, organizations and groups helped in this year’s effort.

Once again this year Passage Creek Rising provided the entertainment downtown as they have for the past 7 years.

This year Passage Creek Rising added special guest Ed McCurdy of House of Hope to the entertainment.

Once again this year Arlene Link of Explore Art and Clay provided the hand crafted bowls for the soups.

The funds raised will help to run the House of Hope programs that assist men who are otherwise homeless and need to rebuild their lives.

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News Maker Jen Avery on the Empty Bowl Supper

House of Hope’s annual Empty Bowl Supper is this Sat. Apr. 30 in downtown Front Royal.

House of Hope is a home for men who need a place to stay will attempting to improve their lives.

We spoke to Jen Avery about the house and the Empty Bowl Supper in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Jen tells us about how to support the Empty Bowl Supper by either buying a bowl or by sponsorship of the event.

Jen also tells about last year’s Empty Bowl Supper and how successful it was thanks to your support.

She also tells us how the House of Hope has progressed with your support.

Click here for Jen’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Jen Avery on the Empty Bowl Supper

House of Hope’s annual Empty Bowl Supper is this Sat. Apr. 30 in downtown Front Royal.

House of Hope is a home for men who need a place to stay will attempting to improve their lives.

We spoke to Jen Avery about the house and the Empty Bowl Supper in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Jen tells us about how to support the Empty Bowl Supper by either buying a bowl or by sponsorship of the event.

Jen also tells about last year’s Empty Bowl Supper and how successful it was thanks to your support.

She also tells us how the House of Hope has progressed with your support.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

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News Maker Jen Avery on The Empty Bowl Supper and more

The House of Hopes Empty Bowl Supper is set for April 30 on Main Street Front Royal.

We spoke with coordinator Jen Avery about the event in our latest news maker segment.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Jen tells us about the event and how you can help in creating the hand made bowls for the event. 

She also tells us about some of the other events that are coming up in the Warren County community.

Jen is also a member of the Warren County Rotary Club and reminds us that the Bike Ride with Rotary is set for Apr. 9.

The bike ride benefits Reaching Out Now and Cars Changing Lives.

Also the Women’s Resource Center plans their Dare to Dream Awards event on Mar. 24 that includes an online auction to benefit the center.

Click here for Jen’s interview.

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Front Royal closes Main St. Sat. Apr. 24

The town of Front Royal will close Main Street and portions of Chester Street and gazebo areas to traffic.

This will happen Sat. Apr. 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the Empty Bowl Supper to go event.

Restaurants and merchants will serve patrons outdoors on town property.

Main Street merchants will have tables, chairs and tents set up on Main Street and Kidd Lane.

The closure will allow pedestrians to roam without concern for traffic in the area and enjoy the Empty Bowl Supper which benefits the House of Hope.

We spoke to Jen Avery about the event and what to expect.

Here is Jen’s interview.

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