|The United Way of Langlade County is inviting everyone to enjoy “A Taste of the Town,” Saturday, April 26.|
The event, featuring favorite cuisine from the area’s favorite restaurants, will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Edison Club Event Center.
“Taste of the Town” will booths from 23 area restaurants, all serving up favorite dishes. There is no admission charge. Attendees will purchase tickets which they deposit at the booths of their choice for samples of some great Antigo specialties.
Options will include mini roast beef sandwiches, tequila lime pasta, fettuccine alfredo, coffee, fruit, fresh baked flax bagels, potatoes with toppings and much more.
Proceeds will benefit Langlade County United Way, which is in the midst of its fund drive to raise $55,000. The organization supports 16 not-for-profit charitable organizations that provide programs and services to residents in need.
The United Way’s board of directors is made up of local volunteers. All funds raised stays in Langlade County and there are no administrative fees involved.
There will be raffle tickets available for $5 each or 5 for $20, with a grand prize of $1,000; second place, $500; and third place, $200.
According to Jenny Schlundt, a member of the board of directors, the goal of “Taste of the Town” is to spur some donations while creating a one-of-a-kind event for all ages to enjoy
“The 2014 Junior Prom is the same night, and we are hoping parents and prom attendees will visit us before or after the festivities,” Schlundt said.
Local guitarist and vocalist Brad Emanuel will also be performing after the event.
The local participating restaurants include:
Amazing Salsa, Arbys, BB Jacks, Billy Timber’s, Buck's Pizza, Culvers, Dixie Lunch/Fifth Avenue Lounge, Edison Club, Edelman's Meats, Farmer's Home,
FS Fast Stop, Gunkel’s Bakery, Heart Breakers, KC Bagels, Lakeside Market, Little Caesar's, Mountain Mudd, Natural Living, Refuge, Sartori Foods,
Schroeder Bros. potatoes, Swartendruber’s Supper Club, and Sweet Thyme.
Owner Chuck Turney and waitress Sharon Kuney of Farmers Home Restaurant, with Jenny Schlundt, United Way board member. Farmers Home is featuring their famous chicken dumpling soup for the "Taste of the Town," a new fund-raiser for the United Way.