We are grateful for all the love and good energy our staff, volunteers, local potters, and attendees brought to this year’s Empty Bowls event. We were fortunate to raise over $7000 during this annual benefit, which enables us to donate to the Cherokee and Clay County Food Banks.

Photo (L): Robert Merrill (center), President of Cherokee County Sharing Center accepts the $3629.53 check from Interim Director Phil Mattox. Photo (R): Clay Co photo: Fred Sickel (center), President of Clay County Food Pantry accepts the $3629.53 check from Interim Director Phil Mattox

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About Cory Marie Podielski

Cory Marie Podielski is a freelance graphic designer, photographer, and writer for the John C. Campbell Folk School. She has been writing for the Folk School Blog since 2012 and enjoys interviewing artists, musicians, and craftspeople. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the banjo, dancing, printmaking, playing in clay, and assisting in Folk School bread baking classes. podielski.com