AAAC collecting 400 bowls for empty bowls lunch

AAAC collecting 400 bowls for empty bowls lunch

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany Area Arts Council is collecting 400 handmade bowls from Columbus, Macon, Valdosta and several Albany potters to sell at the 4th annual empty bowl fundraiser.

Proceeds benefit the Arts Council and Meals on Wheels.

"There is a real community ownership for the event so it sort of drives itself. I'm just excited to see how much fun everybody has and how much good we can do,” said Nicole Williams, Arts Council.

The empty bowls lunch is Wednesday January 21st at the Albany Civic Center from 11 to 1.

Participating restaurants:

Elements, Austin's Firegrill, Terry Lee's Olde World Sandwich Shoppe, Cookie Shoppe, Wildflour Café, Pearly's, Red Lobster, Hilton Restaurant, Our Daily Bread, Albany Technical Program, Westover Culinary Program, Lemongrass Thai, Moe's, Southern Elegance Catering, Merry Acres, Doublegate Country Club, Henry's Fine Edibles, Willis Country House

Contributing potters include: (*AAAC Board Member & major contributor)

Kirby Gregory*

Scott Marini*

Cindy Gravois*

Walter Hobbs

Diane Mead

Jim Mitchell

Ann Eason

Beth Wietz

Joann Carr

Mike White

David Griffin

Stacy Porter Brown at The Clay Spot.

Assorted potters from Albany State University, Darton State College and Valdosta State University's Ceramics Departments as well as David Britt Studios in Columbus, GA.

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