An area professional group is collecting items for the Eastside Family Emergency Shelter.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Nick Gestido
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
A group of business professionals is looking to help those in need by collecting items for the Eastside Family Emergency Center. The Overlea-Fullerton Business Professional Association, which began collecting for the shelter back in February, will supporting "Milk & Juice Month" at the shelter, according to an email from the group. The professional association is currently focused on donations of either gift cards or cash to purchase milk and any type of juice, including individual juice boxes and canned/bottled juice, according to an email from group president Donna Bethke. Other immediate needs include: A full list needs can be found on the shelter wish list. Collections are being taken at the following businesses throughout Overlea, …
The Mallow Bar cafe in Ross Village Shopping Center is open for business.
If you've got a sweet tooth, you've also got a new option: The Mallow Bar in Rossville is open for business. Entrepreneur Nikki Lewis, who runs the business Mallow Crunchies, recently opened the combination store front and kitchen where she makes her delicious crispy rice cereal treats. Patch wrote about Mallow Crunchies—then called Mallow Munchies—back in August, and that's when we first learned about Lewis' plans to open The Mallow Bar. "It's been awesome here—traffic has been great," Lewis said. "People just driving by—we had a lot of traffic from Facebook and, in addition, farmer’s market people are extremely loyal." Lewis sells the newly rebranded Mallow Crunchies at farmers' markets around the Baltimore metro area. "I'd love to see …