Restaurant Fundraiser Benefits Habitat for Humanity Initiative

Posted Feb 6th, 2017 by Helene Sheets  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com


On Tuesday, February 21, bd’s Mongolian Grill is the site for the 6th Annual Lourdes University Spring Break Mission Trip fundraiser. The event runs from 5 to 8 p.m. at 5001 Monroe Street at the Franklin Park Mall and is offered through Lourdes University’s Department of Campus Ministry and the Linking Interest, Needs and Knowledge (LINK) student organization.

Guest grillers for the event include Lourdes president Mary Ann Gawelek, Vice President for Mission and Ministry Sister Ann Carmen Barone, OSF, Director of the Master of Art in Theology program Peter Sibilio, and Retention and Student Success Director Alisa Smith.

Tickets are $25 each (ages 11 and up) and include one bowl of stir-fry, soup, salad, soft drink and tax (tip not included). Tickets for children ages 4-10 are just $10 each. Tickets can be purchased in advance through Campus Minister Laureen Knueven at 419-824-3765 or lknueven@lourdes.edu. Tickets will also be available at the door.

“This is a great opportunity to connect with family and friends, eat delicious food and contribute to a worthy initiative,” says Ms. Knueven.

This year, 12 students and 3 staff members will participate in the mission trip to Lucedale, Mississippi. The students will depart on Saturday, March 4 at the start of Spring Break.

The LINK-sponsored mission trips are open to students in good academic standing. The cost of the trip is $400 per participant plus a non-refundable $25 deposit.

Lourdes University
Rooted in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis, and offers baccalaureate degrees in a variety of academic majors as well as graduate degrees in business, education, nursing, organizational leadership, social work, and theology. Community outreach programs include the Appold Planetarium, the Center for Science Education & the Environment, and Lifelong Learning. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes students can also compete in a variety of men’s and women’s sports. Named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review, Lourdes University is a nationally accredited, veteran and transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student scholarships. Explore the possibilities online at www.lourdes.edu or by phone at 419-885-3211.

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