|Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle and his wife Ann enjoy Soup’s On 2013.
||Sr. Delores Adelman presents the Silver Ladle award to the Qdoba team.|
|Youngsters got hugs from the black bear and adults said, “Mmm. Mmm. Good.” as they tasted 20 delicious soups at Soup’s On 2013. The annual event – now in its third year – benefits the Oregon Food Bank. It is hosted by the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon with support from the City of Beaverton.
Guests at the 2013 event included Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle, Oregon Food Bank CEO Susannah Morgan and emcee Joe Smith of KGW NewsChannel 8.
|Soup’s On is held in the Valley Catholic Athletic Center. Local vendors provide soups, desserts, wine and coffee for the annual soup tasting event. Guests vote on their favorite soups, and awards were presented to the top three vote-getters.
2013 Ladle Award Winners
Gold Ladle Award – Thai Bloom – Chicken Tom Kha
|Emcee Joe Smith of KGW NewsChannel 8 presents
the Gold Ladle award to the team from Thai Bloom.
|Soup’s On: Making memories
About Soup’s On
Soup’s On draws hundreds of supporters each year. During the event’s three-year history, guests have included U.S. Senator Ron Wyden and Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle.
According to the Oregon Food Bank, 270,000 people eat meals from emergency food boxes every month. Most adult emergency food recipients are looking for work, working, retired or disabled. Thirty-four percent of those receiving emergency food are children.
Plans are already underway for Soup’s On 2014. To find out how you can help feed hungry families and children in our community, please contact the organizers at 503-644-9181 or firstname.lastname@example.org.