Thursday, October 21, 2010

Cooking for a Cause - 10/28 benefiting Children's Healthcare and Kate's Club

I'm always a sucker for a good cause, but in this case, Cooking for a Cause happens to be supporting two organizations I think especially highly of. A couple years back I spent some time working as a consultant for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and was impressed by the compassionate and hard working people I met there. They are truly doing a remarkable job caring for the region's children. And a friend who lost his own mother now works with Kate's Club, which helps grieving children and families deal with the loss of a loved on. Two very worthy causes worth supporting!

ABOUT THE EVENT

Atlanta’s STAR 94 (94.1 FM) and Ford Lincoln Mercury are teaming up for “Cooking for a Cause,” a charitable event benefiting two local Atlanta charities, Kate's Club and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta on Thursday, October 28, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Foundry at Puritan Mill. The fundraiser will showcase cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs Richard Blais, Linton Hopkins and Henry Chandler (winner of Nightline's "The People's Platelist" contest) as well as food tastings and a silent auction.

TICKETS TO ‘COOKING FOR A CAUSE’ may be purchased online at star94.com/cookingforacause or at the STAR 94 tent at Taste of Atlanta Oct. 23 & 24. General admission tickets are $35 and VIP tickets are $75 and includes VIP goody bag and meet & greet with all three chefs. Tickets to the event are limited. STAR 94’s Cooking For A Cause is a 21+ event. Doors open and silent auction begins at 6 p.m. with the demonstrations beginning approximately 6:45 p.m.

ABOUT THE CHARITIES:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is committed to enhancing the lives of children. With three hospitals and 16 neighborhood locations, the pediatric health care system manages more than half a million patient visits and offers access to more than 30 pediatric specialties.

Kate’s Club provides grieving children and their families with an environment where they can re-engage in life and turn a potentially debilitating loss into a growth opportunity. By creating friendships with kids and young adults that share the experience, Kate’s Club guides children through their grief journey in a comfortable, safe and uplifting setting.

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