Support Pathways at fifth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser

Haywood Pathways Center will hold its fifth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Thursday, March 23 at Long’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

More than 20 local potters will create bowls for the event, which features local restaurants competing for bragging rights with a wide array of soups or chili. Reigning champ, Waynesville’s Birchwood Hall Southern Kitchen, will defend its title. Presented by WNC Social Media Buzz and Smoky Mountain Group Inc, the event will also feature live music from Bohemian Jean and Arnold Hill. Haywood Pathways Center is a faith-based 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization in Haywood County that provides adult and family shelter, a short-term residential program for those seeking life transformation, a community kitchen providing meals to those living in the shelter and within our community, the Holy Cow food truck, support services within the county detention center and outreach to those who are unsheltered. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Purchase tickets at

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