Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce Tuesday presented its net proceeds from the Jan. 28 "Taste of Our Town" event to the Fair Lawn Food Pantry.
The Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce Tuesday presented borough health and human services director Carol Wagner with a $2,500 check earmarked for the Fair Lawn food pantry. The donation comprised the net proceeds from the Chamber's annual "Taste of Our Town" event, where guests pay to sample an assortment of local cuisine. Sixteen restaurants participated and more than 200 tickets were sold for this year's Taste, which was held on Jan. 28 at the Fair Lawn Community Center, making it the largest turnout in the event's four-year history. As a result, this year's event raised more money than ever before for the food pantry. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The annual Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event that allows residents to sample food from some of Fair Lawn's finest eateries will be held Monday, Jan. 28.
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Wednesday, January 23
The Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce will hold its fourth annual Taste of Our Town event Monday, Jan. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Center. For $15 in advance or $20 at the door, guests can sample an assortment of local cuisine and beverages from some of Fair Lawn's finest restaurants. For more information on how to purchase tickets, which are currently on sale, email email@example.com or call (201) 796-7050. Participating restaurants include: Net proceeds will benefit the Fair Lawn Food Pantry. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox each morning
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The Fair Lawn Food Pantry accepted a $2,000 check from the Chamber of Commerce at Tuesday's Chamber meeting.
In January, more than 100 patrons braved stormy weather and a power outage to attend the Chamber of Commerce's "Taste of Our Town" event, whose net proceeds were earmarked for the Fair Lawn food pantry. The Chamber officially donated those proceeds -- $2,000 worth -- to the food pantry Tuesday in the form of a check presented to Health and Human Services director Carol Wagner. "We really appreciate the Chamber's support," Wagner said, after accepting the donation. "They say the economy is starting to pick up, but last week alone we had three new people coming in." All food pantry donations go directly to a dedicated fund used only for needy Fair Lawn families. "We try to help them out with the food pantry so it frees up the money that they…