A & K Glass fundraiser to benefit King's Harvest Ministries


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Posted Online: Dec. 05, 2012, 12:06 pm
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Press release submitted by King's Harvest Ministries



A&K Glass will be host a Grand Opening celebration and Chili Cook-off at Del's Eatery & Pub in Eldridge, IA from 2PM until 8PM. All net proceeds from the event will go to benefit King Harvest. A&K is planning on making this an annual event to support King's Harvest.

A&K Glass is owned by Aaron Filgo and is located in Davenport, IA. A&K repairs window and auto glass.

The Grand Opening will feature a Chili Cook-off, live music, a 50-50 raffle, and a live auction. Entry cost will be $5 at the door, with all the Chili you can eat. There will be 15 to 20 Chilis will be available for tasting. The chili will be judged based upon aroma, flavor, and appearance with a bonus point for costume of the server. The winner of the Chili Cook-off will be determined by a judgment process with the top three chilis receiving a prize.

Live music will be provided by local bands. Live music will be provided until 2AM.

The reach of God is present in the services Kings Harvest provides. As stated by Anne McVey, "God loves every person that passes through our doors, no matter how broken." God's love is readily apparent by the strong community support and number of volunteers.

King's Harvest provides an array of services for the poor and homeless in the Quad Cities. The services include, but not limited to, the serving of hot meals, maintaining a food bank, shelter for homeless men and women in the winter, shelter for up to 10 single mothers with children are available year round, and pet assistance for the poor and homeless (Food, spay/neutering and housing when King's Harvest is sheltering the owners). King's Harvest is hoping to expand their services to reach more people in need.

For more information about the fundraiser, call Aaron Filgo at 563-320-2867. More information about Kings Harvest, call Terri at 563-570-4536 or for Kings Harvest fundraising call Grant Curtis at 563-528-0835.


















 




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