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Potters fight hunger one bowl at a time

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Community Ed director Cheryl Emerson couldn't help but smile as she browsed the tables of Empty Bowls at Hillside Elementary Monday night.


The bowls, created by New Richmond students and staff, were sold to help raise money to end hunger locally. The proceeds will benefit Five Loaves Food Shelf and the New Richmond Happy Kids Backpack Program.

Last year, $8,200 was raised through New Richmond Empty Bowls. Emerson said she'd be happy if the group got that amount this year.

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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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