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Country Club East's Susan Tabicman and Len Tabicman are overwhelmed by the number of soups from which they could choose.

Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee hosts Empty Bowls in Lakewood Ranch

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 |

Country Club East's Susan Tabicman and Len Tabicman are overwhelmed by the number of soups from which they could choose.

Country Club East's Gary Corson, Heritage Harbour's Mike Neville, Metro Diner's Managing Partner Justin Gorrell and Sabal Harbour's Joe Angers serve soup during Empty Bowls.

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 |

Country Club East's Gary Corson, Heritage Harbour's Mike Neville, Metro Diner's Managing Partner Justin Gorrell and Sabal Harbour's Joe Angers serve soup during Empty Bowls.

Mark Keckstein, the instructor of the culinary program at Manatee Technical College, and Brianna Brookins, an MTC culinary student, serve gumbo soup.

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 |

Mark Keckstein, the instructor of the culinary program at Manatee Technical College, and Brianna Brookins, an MTC culinary student, serve gumbo soup.

Sharon Litchfield, the human resources director for Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, shares information about the nonprofit's upcoming events.

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 |

Sharon Litchfield, the human resources director for Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, shares information about the nonprofit's upcoming events.

Cars come through the drive thru Empty Bowls event. Empty Bowls was supposed to be held in-person, but the rain caused Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee to change it to a drive-thru event.

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 |

Cars come through the drive thru Empty Bowls event. Empty Bowls was supposed to be held in-person, but the rain caused Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee to change it to a drive-thru event.

Andy Guz, the CEO of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, and Maribeth Phillips, the president and CEO of Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, show off the ceramic bowls people are able to choose after selecting their soup.

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 |

Andy Guz, the CEO of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, and Maribeth Phillips, the president and CEO of Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, show off the ceramic bowls people are able to choose after selecting their soup.

Maribeth Phillips, the CEO and president of Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, helps Heritage Harbour's Steve Gandel and Paulette Gandel pick out their bowls to take home.

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 |

Maribeth Phillips, the CEO and president of Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, helps Heritage Harbour's Steve Gandel and Paulette Gandel pick out their bowls to take home.

Every person who participates in Empty Bowls gets a handmade ceramic bowl.

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 |

Every person who participates in Empty Bowls gets a handmade ceramic bowl.

Heritage Harbour's Mike Neville serves curry soup.

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 |

Heritage Harbour's Mike Neville serves curry soup.

Maribeth Phillips, the president and CEO of Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, and Country Club East's Gary Corson serve soup to people who come through the drive-thru of Empty Bowls.

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 |

Maribeth Phillips, the president and CEO of Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, and Country Club East's Gary Corson serve soup to people who come through the drive-thru of Empty Bowls.

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