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PHOTO GALLERY: Empty Bowls fills Wheelock school gymnasium

The entrance to Saturday's event.
Checking out with their purchases.
Crowds gathered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Some of the hundreds of bowls available for purchase.
Crowds gathered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
An area was set up for soup and a cookie.
Bowls were being raffled off at the event.
Bowls were wrapped.

Hundreds of area residents were part of a holiday tradition in Dunkirk-Fredonia: Empty Bowls. The annual fund-raiser has normally receives $30,000 in donations from patrons’ purchases of ceramic bowls. This year’s event took place in Wheelock school and included the regular fare.

After a bowl was purchased, patrons were treated to soup made by Board of Educational Cooperative Services culinary students at the LoGuidice Center.

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