Posts Tagged ‘Fundraising’

Huge crowd on hand for Taste of Derby Festival

Posted by chaska on May 5, 2010

Chefs of Jack Fry's

PHOTO & STORY by STEVE COOMES, freelance food  & restaurant writer

More than 1,000 hungry donors packed Slugger Field’s Hall of Fame Pavilion on April 22 for the Taste of Derby Festival. In its 23rd year, the annual fundraiser for Louisville’s Dare to Care food bank gathered more than 50 local restaurants and beverage providers who donated food and drink for the cause of feeding the area’s hungry. Read the rest of this entry »


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Help raise money for James Brown Cancer Center

Posted by chaska on October 31, 2008

Bring your family, friends and colleagues to O’Shea’s, Flanagan’s and
Brendan’s restaurants Monday, November 3rd to support the University of
Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center’s Mint Jubilee Cancer
Resource Center

Money raised from this event will provide transportation and housing
funds for disadvantaged cancer patients. The restaurants will donate
proceeds of sales from 11:00 a.m. – midnight, and JGBCC staff and
volunteers will be at the restaurants to distribute information about
the support programs provided by the Mint Jubilee Cancer Resource

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Benefit for Adam of Oak St Pizza, Th Oct 16 @ DCE

Posted by chaska on October 9, 2008

For the full article, please visit where the article originally appeared. It’s so great to see the community coming together in a  time of need.

Benefit, organized by Matt of DCE, will be held, including a silent auction on Thursday October 16. A $1 from all drinks will be donated to the cause. BVS will be donating a seat at the next Supper Speakeasy among the other items mentioned in the villevoice article.

Foodies Unite for Adam and Oak Street Pizza

October 8th, 2008 by rick 

A few years ago, my son Nick and I embarked on a project to sample independent pizza parlors around town. We called it “Pizza Club.” Every Thursday afternoon, we’d go to a different local shop and sample a pie.

I’m sure we’d have stopped at Oak Street Pizza had it been open then. It’s gotten rave reviews from local foodies, and folks in the know say that Adam, the proprietor, has a passion for his pies and is well-liked in the neighborhood. Which makes it that much sadder to learn that he was shot Sunday during a robbery attempt at the Old Louisville store. Adam (no one seems to know his last name) remains in the hospital, though, and Oak Street Pizza, pretty much a one-man operation, remains closed. More

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