921 E. Washington St. Bloomington IL, 61701

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Reserved Hours 8am-9am Tues and Fri

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Green Top Grocery

November 2019

Turkey Pre-orders

November 4, 2019 - November 14, 2019
$20
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Thanksgiving PrairiErth Produce Boxes

November 5, 2019 - November 20, 2019
$40 – $65

  Thanksgiving Organic Full Box:  $65 2 bunches of green curly kale 5lbs carrots 2 bunches of leeks 1 bunch of celery 2lbs salad radishes 2 celeriac bulbs 6lbs of potatoes 5lbs of sweet potatoes 4lbs of winter squash (butternut, acorn and/or kabocha pumpkin) 1 bunch of fresh herbs Recipe cards for all 5 dishes as well as an emailed PDF version Thanksgiving Organic Half Box:  $40 1 bunch of green curly kale 2lbs of orange carrots 1 bunch of leeks 1 bunch of…

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Thanksgiving CIB Bread and Pie orders

November 5, 2019 - November 24, 2019
$5 – $19
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Thanksgiving Sampling Event

November 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Try before you buy! Sample delicious Central Illinois Bakehouse pies and breads, local turkeys, vegan roasts, gluten-free options, and of course wines and beers!

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Whole Foods for the Whole Family

November 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$5 – $10

Join us for a delicious Holiday cooking experience with co-founder of Rogue Carrots, Clare Baez. Rogue Carrots is a community collective located in the heart of Bloomington, that teaches food education and environmental awareness. Clare will demonstrate how to cook 3 vegan gluten free holiday pies that highlights seasonal ingredients from local farmers. This class is perfect for the eco-conscious beginner who wants to learn how they can realistically eat healthy and be more sustainable while saving money! Let’s slow…

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Local Loyalty Double Points Days

November 15, 2019 - November 17, 2019
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Healthy Pumpkin Oat Muffins Cooking Class

November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$5 – $10

Join us for a fun fall baking class using a favorite fall flavor, pumpkin! These muffins are easy to prepare and naturally sweetened with maple syrup. This class is perfect for beginner bakers and those who want to learn how to create a simple, nutritious recipe. Biography: Morgan Harm graduated with her Master’s in Nutrition from Bradley University this past August. She is currently preparing to take her exam to become a Registered Dietitian and is passionate about nutrition education…

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Jingle & Mingle Holiday Open House

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Preview all the holiday sales before the season officially starts with all the shops at The Foundry and our awesome neighbors at AB Hatchery. Gingerbread House and Bloomington Cycle & Fitness will have special sales throughout the stores, The Coffee Hound CH3 Cafe will have a Hot Cocoa Bar, Green Top Grocery will host many local vendors like The Olive Bin along with beer/wine sampling to help plan your holiday festivities, and AB Hatchery & Garden Center will host Santa…

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Cooking with Big Mike!

November 24, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
$5

Join Big Mike from WEXG Radio, Tony from the Event Experience Company, and Cara Peterson from the Bloomington Center for Performing Arts cooking Cara's specially dish Ukrainian Perogies!

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Small Business Saturday

November 30, 2019

  Green Top Grocery is offering the first 25 Shoppers get a free GTG Insulated Tote Bag, Free Chocolate Bar with $35 purchase, $10 gift card with $100 purchase, 15% off when you fill a wine tote of your favorite wines AND Holiday sampling all day long! These deals stack the more you spend, so you don't have to pick just one!

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December 2019

Local Holiday Ham Pre-orders

December 4, 2019 - December 18, 2019
$20

Pre-orders end December 18th. Pickup is December 20th 4-7pm in store!   $20 sets your pre-order, this will be taken off the total cost on pickup day.  

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Whole Foods for the Whole Family

December 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$5 – $10

Join Clare Baez, co-founder of Rogue Carrots, for a scrumptious cooking experience. Rogue Carrots is a community collective located in the heart of Bloomington, that teaches food education and environmental awareness. You'll learn how to prepare the perfect vegan gluten free dishes to share with friends and family during the holiday season.  This class is perfect for the eco-conscious beginner who wants to learn how they can realistically eat healthy and be more sustainable while saving money! Let’s slow down and…

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Epic Cheese Board Making Class

December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$12 – $15

Join us to learn how to make an epic cheese board this holiday season! Wow your guests with an assortment of cheeses, snacks, and more – all available at Green Top. This class will cover general cheese board tips and techniques, how to assemble your board, and a demo of making homemade cheese balls and pickled veggies. Come ready to learn and snack!   Instructor Bio: Dana Hunt is a Green Top Owner and avid home cook. She enjoys trying…

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Holiday Pie and Bread Pre-orders

December 9, 2019 - December 18, 2019
$5 – $19
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Taste of the Holiday Sampling Event

December 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a wonderful sampling event of all the holiday favorites! We will be hosting Funks Grove Heritage Fruits & Grains for sampling, Keg Grove Brewing Company beer sampling, Tangled Roots Brewing Company beer sampling, Drop Into Health LLC #Dropintohealth demo table, PrairiErth Farm herbal pop up shop, Marketplace wine sampling, Connoisseur wine sampling, Triple S Farms ham roast sampling, and of course Pies and Breads from Central Illinois Produce - CIP! Pre-order your local Holiday Ham Roast along…

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Holiday Sugar Cookie Decorating Class

December 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$10 – $15

Join us for a fun holiday baking class where we will create sugar cookies that are both gluten and dairy free! Additionally, the class will cover how to make the perfect icing for frosting the cookies. As a participant, you will get to cut out and decorate your very own festive holiday sugar cookies.   Morgan Harm graduated with her Master’s in Nutrition from Bradley University this past August. She is currently preparing to take her exam to become a…

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Local Loyalty Double Points Days

December 20, 2019 - December 22, 2019

Our local loyalty program is our way of rewarding green top owners for shopping local! Every day you earn 1 point per penny spent on local items — produce, eggs, milk, meat, wellness items, and more! MORE LOCAL = MORE POINTS. Local loyalty points can then be redeemed for exclusive green top swag… and for one week each month you earn double points!

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January 2020

Destiny Meats Sampling Event

January 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Stop in to try samplings of great local meats from Destiny Meats! They will be sampling their sausages using spices from local Bloomington Spice Works!

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Superbowl Sunday Deli Tray Pre-orders

January 7, 2020 - January 27, 2020

Get your order in for Superbowl Sunday deli trays! Last day to order is January 27th. Pickup is Sunday Feb 2nd 9am–2pm in store. We have 3 options to choose from:   Veggie & House-made Hummus tray: $20 Fresh cut organic and/or local vegetables, with our locally-famous house made hummus! Choose from roasted red pepper, Persian (traditional), or garlic. Cheese & Fresh Fruit tray: $30 A classic combo! Assorted cheese with a variety of fresh fruit for noshing the whole…

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Epic Cheese Board Making Class

January 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$12 – $15

Join us to learn how to make an epic cheese board this holiday season! Wow your guests with an assortment of cheeses, snacks, and more – all available at Green Top. This class will cover general cheese board tips and techniques, how to assemble your board, and a demo of making homemade cheese balls and pickled veggies. Come ready to learn and snack!   Instructor Bio: Dana Hunt is a Green Top Owner and avid home cook. She enjoys trying…

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Vegan Deep Dish Cookie Pie & Ice Cream

January 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$10 – $15

Looking for a healthy twist on a classic recipe? Look no further! In this class you will learn to make a vegan deep-dish cookie pie that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. To go along with the cookie pie, we will be making a vegan ice cream, with just four ingredients! Take a break from the cold and come and enjoy this fun and easy baking class!   Morgan Harm is a Green Top Owner and Registered Dietitian who…

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Owner Appreciation Days

January 16, 2020 - January 19, 2020

Owners, this event is all about you! Owners get 20% off one trip during this weekend, plus we will have raffle items to win and tons of free samples in store all weekend!

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Dinner Basics for Beginners

January 16, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
$12 – $17

This class is designed for beginning cooks of any age to gather and learn about meal preparation along with kitchen safety. Together, we will learn how to make: a hand-tossed salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, and chocolate brownies. We even get to sample our eats along the way; it can’t get any better!   Join Amber Strange, owner of A Gouda Thyme, for this hands-on experience where we will be learning how to create a 3-course meal using fundamental culinary…

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Irish Jam in the Mezzanine

January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come and enjoy classic Irish music with the Old Time Fiddle Jam Band in store. This is a free event, so bring your friends and family!

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Olipop Sampling Event

January 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Stop in and sample this delicious and revolutionary soda that is loaded with beneficial herbs and fibers! We will have 3 flavors available...and perhaps one more flavor as well!

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Coffee with the Board

January 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come enjoy free Coffee Hound coffee and meet with members of the GTG Board! This event is held in our Teaching Kitchen Space.

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Cooking with Big Mike

January 26, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$5

Be a part if the fun-est (yep, we said fun-est) cooking class in town! Big Mike from Classic Rock 98.3 WEXG Rockin' The Heartland and special guest, Toni Petersen from Loaves & Fishes Community Services are making Hearty Turkey Vegetable Soup with ingredients fresh from the Green Top shelves. Perfect for this time of year! Get your ticket online NOW for just $5. Great deal for an entertaining cooking demo AND a tasting of this weeks "soup-er" special recipe. Warm…

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February 2020

Champagne & Croinuts Tasting

February 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Sweet and bubbly! What a combo! This special tasting event features locally made Croinuts (croissant+doughnut=amazing!) from Central IL Bakery, in a variety of flavors, paired with bubbly Champagnes available in the GTG Wine & Beer section.  Make it a tasty part of your creative date for Valentines Day weekend! *Must be 21 to taste or purchase alcohol. ID required.

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Board Candidates Meet & Greet

February 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Would you like to meet the candidates who are running for the Green Top board of Directors BEFORE you vote in this years election? Come chat with ALL SIX candidates! We are looking forward to seeing you there!

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March 2020

Irish Heritage Cooking Class

March 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Local chef Larrry Knapp he will be demonstrating how to prepare and bake Irish Bannocks which are similar to a scone. He will also be sharing information about the Irish Callaugh and its meaning and symbolism. Open to the public!

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Voting Closes

March 19, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Voting Closes

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Hands on Vegan Cooking Class

March 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Morgan Harm a returning teacher will be making vegan Buddha bowls to educate students interested in  learning how to make an easy, affordable, delicious, and nutritious meal, while tasting the rainbow.

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July 2020

Owner Appreciation Days

July 16, 2020 - July 19, 2020

Owner Appreciation Days will run July 16 - July 19. Owners will receive a 10% discount on 1 transaction per day during all 4 days!

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Summer Concert Series

July 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Local live music by Alex Jordine in the courtyard. Free entry, though artists appreciate tips! Please wear masks. Social distancing guidelines will be in place.  

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Summer Concert Series

July 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Local live music by Kylie Eagles in the courtyard. Free entry, though artists appreciate tips! Please wear masks. Social distancing guidelines will be in place.

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Summer Concert Series

July 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Local live music by Justin Michael Brown in the courtyard. Free entry, though artists appreciate tips! Please wear masks. Social distancing guidelines will be in place.

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Summer Concert Series

July 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Local live music by NoRobot in the courtyard. Free entry, though artists appreciate tips! Please wear masks. Social distancing guidelines will be in place.

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Summer Concert Series

July 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Local live music by She Said So in the courtyard. Free entry, though artists appreciate tips! Please wear masks. Social distancing guidelines will be in place.

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September 2020

Sustenance Thursday

September 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

We are donating meals to the community

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Live & Local Music

September 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come support, local musicians, by coming to see Nolan Kelly & Friends perform in our Courtyard. Catton's Creamery will be serving ice cream too.  Please wear a mask and social distance. Additionally, bring a lawn chair or stay in your car.

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Sustenance Thursday

September 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

We are donating meals to the community

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Live & Local Music

September 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

She Said So will perform in our courtyard. Grove Street Bakery will also be serving cookies!

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Sustenance Thursday

September 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

We are donating meals to the community

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Live & Local Music

September 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The band Petrichor will perform in our courtyard and Olipop beverages will be for sale.

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Sustenance Thursday

September 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

We are donating meals to the community

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Live & Local Music

September 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Dew Drops will perform at our Courtyard and Olipop beverages will be for sale.

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October 2020

Sustenance Thursday

October 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

We want to support those in need of sustenance, especially during such hard times. We will be serving free meals for the community. Meals must be eaten outside of the store. No tickets, purchases, or qualifications are necessary. First come first serve while supplies last. It takes a community to feed a community! Check out the Facebook event for more details: https://fb.me/e/381KLn3qm

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Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 29, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

To enter: RSVP to this event! Buy a Pumpkin from Green Top Grocery or AB Hatchery & Garden Center Bring your Jack-o’-lantern to our Courtyard. We will have a numbering system for pumpkins. You will then place your pumpkin on the tables. Winners will be announced at 6pm. Open to all individuals Jack-o’-lanterns must be ready before arrival Four winners will receive prizes worth up to $75!* Please wear a mask and social distance. *1st winner will receive a prize…

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Sustenance Thursday

October 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

We want to support those in need of sustenance, especially during such hard times. We will be serving free meals for the community. Meals must be eaten outside of the store. No tickets, purchases, or qualifications are necessary. First come first serve while supplies last. It takes a community to feed a community!  Here is the Facebook event to learn more: https://fb.me/e/381KLn3qm

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November 2020

Sustenance Thursday

November 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

We want to support those in need of sustenance, especially during such hard times. We will be serving free meals for the community. Meals must be eaten outside of the store. No tickets, purchases, or qualifications are necessary. First come first serve while supplies last. It takes a community to feed a community!  Here is the Facebook event to learn more: https://fb.me/e/381KLn3qm

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Sustenance Thursday

November 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

We want to support those in need of sustenance, especially during such hard times. We will be serving free meals for the community. Meals must be eaten outside of the store. No tickets, purchases, or qualifications are necessary. First come first serve while supplies last. It takes a community to feed a community!  Here is the Facebook event to learn more: https://fb.me/e/381KLn3qm

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Sustenance Thursday

November 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

We want to support those in need of sustenance, especially during such hard times. We will be serving free meals for the community. Meals must be eaten outside of the store. No tickets, purchases, or qualifications are necessary. First come first serve while supplies last. It takes a community to feed a community!  Here is the Facebook event to learn more: https://fb.me/e/381KLn3qm

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Black Friday & Small Business Saturday

November 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Get 15% off on Black Friday & Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27–28. Double Local Loyalty Points on Saturday, Nov. 28! 15% off one entire purchase for both days.

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December 2020

Sustenance Thursday

December 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

We want to support those in need of sustenance, especially during such hard times. We will be serving free meals for the community. Meals must be eaten outside of the store. No tickets, purchases, or qualifications are necessary. First come first serve while supplies last. It takes a community to feed a community!  Here is the Facebook event to learn more: https://fb.me/e/381KLn3qm

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Sustenance Thursday

December 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

We want to support those in need of sustenance, especially during such hard times. We will be serving free meals for the community. Meals must be eaten outside of the store. No tickets, purchases, or qualifications are necessary. First come first serve while supplies last. It takes a community to feed a community!  Here is the Facebook event to learn more: https://fb.me/e/381KLn3qm

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Sustenance Thursday

December 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

We want to support those in need of sustenance, especially during such hard times. We will be serving free meals for the community. Meals must be eaten outside of the store. No tickets, purchases, or qualifications are necessary. First come first serve while supplies last. It takes a community to feed a community!  Here is the Facebook event to learn more: https://fb.me/e/381KLn3qm

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