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May 8, 2014; 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.;
MidAmerica Center, Council Bluffs, IA

Cooking for VNA is a way for Council Bluffs community members to take action, help children and families, and enjoy a fun evening. Funds raised at the event will go toward the expansion of VNA’s Cooking Matters™ program within the Council Bluffs area. Enjoy a variety of delicious cuisine from the "Culinary Gems" of Council Bluffs. 

Featured Chefs include: Ameristar Casino Chef Michael Booth, Barley's Chef Jay Hartong, Cellar 19 Chef Jim Smart, Dixie Quicks Chef Brian Payne, Horseshoe Casino/L Pastries Chef Lorraine Howard and Hy-Vee Foods Chef Jessie Dolson. 

Join us for a fun evening that includes: Silent Auction, Musical Entertainment by E-String Band and a variety of incredible food.

VNA partners with Share Our Strength, a national organization working to end childhood hunger in the United States, to offer these free, hands-on courses which engage children and families at risk of hunger and malnutrition. After learning the basics of good nutrition, along with cooking and financial management skills, participants are empowered with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make healthy and affordable snacks and meals. This results in healthier children who are ready to learn, and greater financial stability for participating families. 

 Tickets are $50 in advance, $55 at the door.