Saturday, January 12, 2013

A Souper Idea

These unique bowls make you want to get to the bottom.

Blogger's Note: This informative news was posted on The Mercury's Positives in Pottstown Facebook page by Norah Cannon.

ArtFusion will be holding a great beat-the-winter-chill fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at their High Street location.

The Soup Bowl fundraiser debuted last year and is back due to poplar demand. Lunch includes all you can eat soup, bread, beverages and homemade desserts. Guests can choose their favorite soup—or sample them all. 

In response to requests from last year's event, this year soup enthusiasts can also purchase a recipe book so they can make their favorite soups at home.
As a thank you, supporters will take home a handcrafted ceramic bowl created by local volunteers of all ages. 

Each bowl was created though the combined creativity of two different volunteers. One created the ceramic bowl and one decorated it with a one-of-a-kind glaze design.

Tickets are only $15 and all proceeds benefit the local non-profit community art center. 

Tickets can be purchased online at, or at their 254 E. High St. location during regular business hours. 

There are a limited number of tickets available for this event. ArtFusion request that those interested in attending purchase their tickets in advance.

Jan. 26 will also mark the beginning of an eyeglass collection campaign for the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 565 and the Second Brigade MC Chapter G – PA. 

There is a great need for magnifiers/cheater eyeglasses in all strengths. Glasses do not need to be new but ArtFusion does ask that they be in good shape (not scratched or broken). 

The donated glasses will be given directly to veterans. After the fundraiser, eyeglasses can be dropped off at ArtFusion during normal business hours through Feb. 28.

ArtFusion 19464 is a 501(c)3 non-profit community art center located at 254 E. High St. in downtown Pottstown. 

The school offers day, evening and weekend classes to all ages. The goal of these classes is to help students develop their creative skills through self-expression and independence. 

ArtFusion’s gallery hosts rotating shows featuring local artists. The gallery also sells handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gift items. 

The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The gallery is closed Sunday and Monday.

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