On Saturday, October 26, the 16th Annual Foodshare Empty Bowls event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the MCC Culinary Arts Center on the second floor of the Lowe Student Services Center.Admission is $15.00 per person and includes a ceramic bowl and a meal of soups, breads, desserts and beverages. The food is prepared and donated by MCC culinary arts students and area restaurants, and the bowls symbolize the empty bowls of the hungry. All proceeds raised at the event will benefit Foodshare, the regional food bank for Hartford and Tolland counties, and support its mission of combating hunger for an estimated 128,000 people, including 50,000 children, in the greater Hartford community.
The day will also feature the 24th Annual Global Issues Conference: Understanding Social Media and Global Change. Admission to Global Issues is free, but registration is required: www.manchetercc.edu/global