News

Mary’s Bleue Moon helping Lions Food Bank

Mary’s Bleue Moon restaurant staff Micola and Mike Politano (from left), Arlene Clark, Val Clark and Adam Hill are collecting donations of food and cash for the Sidney Lions Food Bank. - Steven Heywood/News staff
Mary’s Bleue Moon restaurant staff Micola and Mike Politano (from left), Arlene Clark, Val Clark and Adam Hill are collecting donations of food and cash for the Sidney Lions Food Bank.
— image credit: Steven Heywood/News staff

From now until Sept. 13, Mary’s Bleue Moon restaurant in Sidney is raising money and collecting food donations.

After seeing a call out for help stocking the shelves at the Sidney Lions Food Bank in a recent edition of the Peninsula News Review, the restaurant decided to do its part.

“We saw the need of the food bank in the paper,” says restaurant employee Mike Politano, “and we have a couple of customers who volunteer there.”

So, to help out, the restaurant is taking donations of food and cash and offering customers an incentive for doing their part.

Politano said they purchased an iPad and will be giving it away when their fundraising effort ends with a dinner and dance on Sept. 13.

Mary’s Bleue Moon is hosting the event and will also be giving away a Thrifty Foods gift card and will have a silent auction as well. Tickets for the dinner and dance — featuring the Craig Henderson Trio — are $20 each with half of the proceeds going towards the food bank. The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 13 and Politano said it’ll go to midnight.

editor@peninsulanewsreview.com

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Tourney results flip-flop
 
Exposing the uncommon man
 
Harvest fan
Town OCP passes
 
Passenger rail back on track
 
Driver blames signage for Cow Bay swamping
The Week — Dec. 22
 
Community vigil to mark Ottawa shootings
 
Gold medal run

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.