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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 06-13-2019

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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4 AT HOME JUNE 13-19, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE LIVING EDITION and shopping, picking it up (from fundraisers and food drives) and even delivering food to shut-ins if asked. Whitfield said, "I get a tremendous amount of gratification, feel fulfilled by seeing our patrons fulfilled." The move to the Angell Road location last October quadrupled their space and at the same time provides easier access on a bus route. Food insecurity has grown as well; the facility was serving an average 180 families per month but that num- ber has grown to about 200 families over the last two months. "We see new families every month," said Whitfield. The first step in the process is to register upon entering the building, but there are not income require- ments or questions asked. The reason for the registration is to have a point of contact should there ever be a food recall, Avenia said. There are shopping carts to be filled. Volunteers man the stations and assist the patrons. After the canned and boxed items there is the refriger- ated section where you'll find pack- aged chicken, ground beef, eggs, and then move onto the fresh vegetables. Those shelves were stocked with 50-pound bags of onions and potatoes that had just been delivered by the R.I. Food Bank (of which the NRIFP is a member agency) two days earlier. Franklin Farm donates 3,000 pounds of fresh vegetables each summer sea- son through their volunteer efforts. Local bakeries, Colonial and Panera donate goods. Cash donations and gift cards are used for the things that do not get donated. Chaput said, "You always hear of the need for peanut butter, but kids want jelly too, and syrup for the pancakes." The highest need year-round is for protein: peanut but- ter, canned meat, and tuna. So now that summertime is almost here, don't forget to give – your time, your extra cash or boxed food if you can share. "There's a lot of pride in what we do here, you see tears and thankful- ness," Avenia shared. No one should have to go without food, it's just not OK! Note: To find out how you can help visit , or call 401-347-5714. RHONDA From Page 3 Strawberry Moon Paddle this Saturday BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone River Watershed Association holds a Strawberry Moon Paddle Saturday, June 15, at the Blackstone Gorge, County Street. This is an evening paddle to watch the moon rise. Registration is at 8:15 p.m., and pad- dling starts at 9 p.m. The event is limited to 20 canoes/ kayaks and open to all level paddlers. Participants should have some pad- dling ability and be able to swim. The cost is free for BRWA mem- bers and $5/person for non-members. Canoes are available for $10. For details, email maggie.plasse@ or call 508-381-9824. Dining Guide New England Steak and Seafood Make Father's Day Reservations NOW! 9 SEATING TIMES AVAILABLE: 12 noon 2:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Route 16, Mendon, MA 508-473-5079 508-478-0871 Steakhouse • Sushi Bar • Lounge 900 Victory Highway, Suite 3, North Smithfield, RI 401-597-0885 Lunch: Mon.-Fri. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. • Dinner: Mon-Thurs 3 p.m.-10 p.m.; Fri 3 p.m.-11 p.m.; Sat 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun 12:30 p.m.-10 p.m. 900 Victory Highway, Suite 3, North Smithfield, RI Celebrate Your Grad 's Success at our Hibachi Grill! Remember Dad on Father's Day. Now Accepting Reservations. 46 Putnam Pike, Johnston, RI 401-231-8111 web: email: © Stuffed Eggplant Florentine • $ 14.95 Fresh eggplant filled with a ricotta & spinach stuffing baked to perfection with meat sauce and mozzarella. Served with choice of pasta, fries, spinach, or mixed veggies and a cup of soup OR small salad. Shrimp Scampi • $ 14.95 Fresh shrimp sautéed in a garlic butter sauce, served over a plate of spaghetti. Served with a choice of a cup of soup OR small salad. Ravioli Grilled Chicken Venizia • $ 14.95 Fresh cheese ravioli, red roasted peppers, grilled chicken, tomatoes, and mozzarella, baked in a basil & garlic cream sauce. Served with a cup of soup OR small salad. Prosciutto and Sharp Provolone Sandwich • $ 10.95 Prosciutto di parma and sharp provolone with sliced tomatoes and oil and vinegar served on a ciabatta roll with your choice of soup or fries. Steak Sandwich • $ 11.00 Extra lean shaved steak grilled with onions mushrooms and cheese. Stuffed Quahogs • $ 5.95 Two gourmet stuffed clams served with lemon and Tabasco. Snail Salad • $ 14.95 Fresh cooked snails sliced thin, marinated in olive oil, minced garlic, fresh lemon juice and Italian parsley. Lobster Roll • $ 15.95 Fresh knuckle and claw lobster meat served on a grilled bun, served with potato chips or cole slaw. SPECIALS OF THE WEEK DRINK SPECIALS $ 3 Bud Light bottle $ 5 16 oz. Loose Cannon $ 13 bottle of Cavit Pinot Grigio $ 8 Frozen Orange Creamsicle 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket, RI 401.725.8530 Check Our Facebook Page for Nightly Entertainment 10% OFF YOUR PURCHASE With this ad. Expires 6/27/2019. Specials and Alcohol beverages not included. SEAFOOD EXTRAVAGANZA! Steamers Littlenecks Clam Zuppa Fresh Berry Salad Mini Stuffed Imperial Crab Rib Eye Sandwich Barbecue Ribs COMDEY NIGHT! Saturday, June 22, 2019 • 9:30 p.m. Presented by The Comedy Factory Exclusive area appearance of Top Boston headliner...the hysterical Chris Tabb! Plus: John Perrotta, Cory Gee, & more! $15 per person (show only) For show and dinner reservations, call 401-334-3200 LINCOLN MALL PLAZA Take-out or Dine-in 334-3200 Open Daily at 11 a.m. Karaoke Thursdays

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