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APRON fundraiser Sunday supports restaurant workers

Sunday, July 12, APRON is hosting a fundraiser titled “A Taste of Independents” at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave., from 1-4 p.m. Over 25 local restaurants will participate, offering tastes of their best dishes. Beer, bourbon and wine will be available, and there will be a silent auction and live music from the Robbie Bartlett Duo. Continue reading


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“Das Meal At Science Hill” to benefit service industry workers

Wednesday, Jan.  28 starting at 5:30 p.m., Science Hill Inn, 525 Washington Street, Shelbyville, will offer a special “German meal with a Southern flair,” to benefit Apron, Inc., an organization that helps food industry workers in times of need. Science Hill chef Ellen Gill McCarty benefitted from Apron’s assistance during her recent bout of cancer treatments, and wanted to give back to the group that helped her. Continue reading

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Dine Around for APRON to benefit service workers

Restaurant industry workers–chefs and line cooks, servers, bar tenders, dishwashers and other back-of-the-house essential workers–are notoriously less protected by worker benefits such as sick leave and health insurance. When financial hardships caused by illness or injury strike, Apron, Inc., a non -profit focused on helping restaurant workers in need, steps in. Tuesday, Jan 27 diners can help by patronizing Dine Around for Apron at any of the more than 40 Louisville-area restaurants that will donate a portion of the day’s profits to Apron. Continue reading

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$10 Challenge — Annie’s Cafe: Vietnamese restaurants warm welcome

“It’s hard to find a place where everybody knows your name when you’re a vagabond.”

I’ve lived in seven different cities since I graduated from high school. By the time I became familiar with my surroundings in one place, it would be time to load up the Mercury Tracer and set up house in a new neighborhood in a new apartment with a new roommate. No time to become a regular at a local neighborhood restaurant or bar. But my life has changed in the past few months. Continue reading