Gorge Soup for Kids’ third annual dinner will be Feb. 20, a chance for young people to win funding for a business or project. This year, Gorge Soup for Kids will allow students to apply for community initiative or the start-up of their business.
Examples include: an individual or group of students doing a public art installation, a charity fundraiser, or a plan to involve people in the community.
The event takes place at 6 p.m. at Springhouse Cellar Winery. Tickets are available at http://bit.ly/19a UmCT.
Community members, groups or businesses are asked to sponsor the event for $100.
Any student from the Gorge can apply who meets the following criteria: Must be starting a new business or community initiative; must be created and implemented by K-12 student; must have an adult sponsor; each business must have income and expenses, but does not have to make a profit (community initiatives are not required to have income, but should list any other sources of support); must take place in the Gorge.
To download an application visit gorgesoup.wordpress.com. Mail to Gorge Soup, 14 Oak St., Ste. 302, Hood River, OR 97031. Applications must be handwritten and postmarked by Feb. 5; late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.