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Hundreds of people flocked to Hillside Elementary Thursday to see the bowls on display for the fourth annual New Richmond Empty Bowls event.


The idea behind Empty Bowls is to serve a simple meal -- usually of bread and soup or rice -- and for guests to leave with their bowls as a reminder that there are always empty bowls in the world.

The fundraiser was started by a school teacher in Michigan who wanted to help students raise funds to support a food drive.

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Jackie Grumish
Jackie Grumish has been a reporter with the New Richmond News since 2008. She holds degrees in journalism and fine art from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Before coming to New Richmond, Jackie worked as the city government reporter at a daily newspaper in Aberdeen, S.D. 
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