empty-bowls-lo-kf4m0224'Empty Bowls' collects for soup kitchen

Chris Kelly, chair of the Piedmont College Art Department (right) presented a check for $1,900 to The Lord's Help Soup Kitchen in Cornelia. Piedmont students raised money through an "Empty Bowls" event in October. For $15, participants received a keepsake bowl and dinner provided by El Jinete of Clarkesville, along with entertainment from the Piedmont comedy troupe Schticks and Giggles and the Cantabile singers. Pictured from left are soup kitchen volunteers Kathy Fairburn of Cornelia, Esther Sutton of Cleveland, Lucus Hunnicutt of Demorest, and Charlotte Hunnicutt of Demorest, with Jeff Hudgens, president of Lord's Help.