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The Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival will happen on Friday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug.14 at Audubon Mill Park in Henderson from 4-11 p.m. Look for music, food, a watermelon eating contest, folklife and artisan vendors.

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Myriad Brewing Company is opening a tap room in Newburgh. It will be located north of Highway 66 at 8245 High Pointe Drive, between Fiesta Acapulco and Zaxby’s. 

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Hobart Corporation marks 50th anniversary in Hillsboro with donations to new White’s Bakery kitchen

One longtime Hillsboro institution supported another recently, as Hobart Corporation donated equipment for the new White’s Bakery facility — establishing a connection between two businesses with over 100 combined years of service to the community.

Hobart donated a 60-quart mixer for the kitchen at White’s, while Hobart’s weight/wrap business unit also contributed a deli scale.

Four representatives from the Hobart Corporation — operations director Todd Barrett, mixer team lead Darma Cornett, mixer production supervisor Ron Hennison and accounting manager Amy Wise — visited White’s Bakery owner Sinamon Cluxton Monday at her new storefront at 157 West Main Street, which opened

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Burger King trolls Chick-fil-A with LGBTQ+ donations | Food & Cooking

The company has since tried to distance itself from its less-than-supportive stance toward the LGBTQ+ community

For example, in 2019, Chick-fil-A made major changes to its charitable foundation, ending donations to two organizations that have been criticized for being anti-LGBTQ+ — the Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Both organizations have taken controversial stands on homosexuality and same-sex marriage.

What’s Burger King up to?

Burger King is trying to make up ground in the chicken sandwich wars. Popeyes struck gold with its chicken sandwich in 2019, which sent customers flocking to the fast-food chain to get their hands

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Burger King trolls Chick-fil-A with LGBTQ+ donations | Food and Cooking

The company has since tried to distance itself from its less-than-supportive stance toward the LGBTQ+ community

For example, in 2019, Chick-fil-A made major changes to its charitable foundation, ending donations to two organizations that have been criticized for being anti-LGBTQ+ — the Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Both organizations have taken controversial stands on homosexuality and same-sex marriage.

What’s Burger King up to?

Burger King is trying to make up ground in the chicken sandwich wars. Popeyes struck gold with its chicken sandwich in 2019, which sent customers flocking to the fast-food chain to get their hands

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Cristy’s Kitchen gets $1M donations after Humans of NY viral post

Roswell restaurant Cristy’s Kitchen has been flooded with support after a social media post about the owners by the Humans of New York went viral.

ROSWELL, Ga. — It started with some gluten free muffins, a dairy free lunch…

The owners of Cristy’s Kitchen in Roswell, Georgia — Cristy Kisner and Sebastian Gracey — had no idea they were serving a famous author who has an audience of millions online. They were just trying to serve allergy-free food at their small café.

But when Brandon Stanton, creator of the wildly popular Humans of New York website with a huge

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Donations ensure that hungry families get meals, and restaurant workers get paychecks | Business Local

After connecting with Feeding Southwest Virginia, Pascal said Farmburguesa has committed to volunteering a minimum of 100 hours with the nonprofit this year, with each employee agreeing to at least five hours.

Pascal said Farmburguesa’s efforts demonstrate why consumers should support local businesses, which give back to their communities.

“This is affecting people that they know. This is their neighbor, this is their co-worker, this is somebody they could run across on the street. This is affecting and helping the community that they’re a part of,” she said. “That’s something to feel proud about, that’s something to feel grateful for.”

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