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Fat Tuesday party helps Mid-South Food Bank

Sheffield check

Managers of Collierville’s Sheffield Antiques Mall, Richard Vannucci and Dana Voorhees, recently presented Mid-South Food Bank president Estella Mayhue-Greer with a donation check totaling $5,637. The donation was generated from the mall’s Mardi Gras Celebration on March 4, when more than 500 visitors enjoyed the party. The money amounts to 16,911 meals for hungry people in the Mid-South.
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two for beads

Visitors at Sheffield Antique Mall shift through the table full of beads to select their preferred necklaces at the Fat Tuesday event.
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Mardi Gras beads dispensed at Sheffield Antique Mall

From left, volunteers Barbara Renfow and Karen Rude passed out parade beads to visitors as they entered the mall for the party.
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COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — Sheffield Antiques Mall hosted a Mardi Gras Celebration benefiting the Mid-South Food Bank on March 4.

The benefit, which included an array of Creole dishes, live jazz from the Carl Wolfe Quartet and a treasure hunt, resulted in almost $5,700 for the Food Bank, which distributes millions of pounds of food to hungry people across the region.

To learn more about why the Mid-South Food Bank is needed, see “Hunger Facts & Findings” on their website. Visit their “Give Funds” page for donation information.

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