Changing Lives organic banquet June 22

Published 3:20 pm Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Some may think that taste is sacrificed when eating organic and fresh foods. Not in this case…Chef and dietitian, Elizabeth Rose of Rutherfordton is teaming up with other local cooks to bring you a meal that is healthy and tasteful.

Rev. Richard Joyner, of Conetoe NC, will be the Keynote speaker.  Joyner was the recipient of Rocky Mount’s 2012 Distinguished Citizen of the Year, spear-headed a garden project in his community, and was instrumental in linking a real relationship with food and one’s physical life spiritual life, and educational life.

Dawn Jordan, owner of Restoration Farm, will also be one of the guest speakers for evening. Mayor Terry Bellamy of Asheville NC, will be the MC for the Banquet. Entertainment will be provided by soloists Renee Gray and Tony Thompson.

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The Unity in the Community Organization encourages the public to attend and enjoy an evening of healthy eating, informative information and great entertainment. Admission is free. Reservation is encouraged, but not required. You may call 828-748-7635 for reserved seating. This project is funded by the Polk County Community Foundation.

– article submitted by David Staley