Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Mark vs. Food, Buffalo Wild Wings Today
For the kickoff of the NCAA March Madness Tournament on Thursday, March 20, a portion of all food purchases at the Florence Buffalo Wild Wings, 8840 Bankers St., will benefit Brighton Center.
Guests must either mention Brighton Center or bring an event flyer (shown above).
Mark Collier of Fort Thomas Matters and Fort Thomas Living and Adam Turer of the Community Recorder (and Man vs. Food Nation: Cincinnati) will take on players from the Northern Kentucky River Monsters in a special wing-eating contest.
The contest will begin around 7:30 p.m., but the fundraiser will last all day and night. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and 10 percent of all food proceeds will benefit Brighton Center.
The mission of Brighton Center Inc. is to create opportunities for individuals and families to reach self-sufficiency through family support services, education, employment, and leadership. Brighton Center’s comprehensive programs and services include: Family and work supports; financial and homeownership services; workforce development services including education, employment and training programs; substance abuse recovery services for women; early childhood education; and neighborhood based programs including community organizing and housing development.
During their last fiscal year, Brighton Center served 76,817 people through 39 programs in all eight counties of Northern Kentucky from infants to senior citizens with a 98-percent satisfaction rate.
Source: Press Release