News release from Joplin Schools:
Tickets forthe Let's Eat! fundraiser to benefit the Joplin Schools Foundation Snackpackprogram are now available for purchase at Joplin Schools AdministrationBuilding, Qdoba, Roper KIA, and all Southwest Missouri Bank Joplin locations.Tickets are $20 per adult and $10 per child, ages 6-12. Children under 6 canattend the event for free.
Let's Eat! is afamily-oriented event featuring samples from some of the area's bestrestaurants and dessert boutiques. It will take place June 20, from 5:00 to8:30 pm at the Christman Event Center, 501 S. Main St., during DowntownJoplin's Third Thursday. It was originally planned for March 21 but had to berescheduled due to inclement weather.
Vendors for this eventinclude:
The Joplin SchoolsFoundation Snackpack program provides backpacks full of nutritious,child-friendly food to children in food-insecure homes every weekend so theycan come to school on Monday morning nourished and ready to learn. More than650 Joplin Schools' students participate in the Snackpack program.