Gourmet Soup Dinner and Raffle March 6th
Cards tickets and Mason City
tapestry up for grabs
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[March 03, 2016]
- The Arlee Theater will host a soup dinner and raffle some great
prizes Sunday, March 6, from 11 a.m. until approximately
4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 110 W. Court St.,
Darling, Inc. has generously donated four Cardinals vs.
Cincinnati Reds tickets for Saturday, April 16 for the raffle.
The home field box seats are valued at $620 and a parking pass
is also included.
Wilma and Jack Ridner have donated their keepsake commemorative
Mason City tapestry. This beautiful throw is in pristine
condition. It was originally sponsored by the Mason City
Historical Society some years ago and features twelve images of
Mason City’s past and present, including the old Mason City High
School, Ainsworth Seed Company, the old water tower and the
Arlee, where Jack made many memories working as a teen.
The menu will include a variety of soups donated by a dozen area
restaurants and master chefs, as well as hotdogs, homemade
breads by the ICHS foods class and Subway, and desserts by
famous area bakers.
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Soups include Olive Garden’s potato and sausage, Chi’s hot & sour, Culver’s
vegetable beef, Guzzardo’s French onion, Do Drop In’s Cheese & Broccoli,
Smokie’s loaded potato, Zoups’ lobster bisque, and more. El Patron, Andy Maxson,
Marcia Maxson and John Maxson will also be preparing their best soups. Donations
will be accepted for this all-you-can-eat meal, and carry-outs will be
All proceeds will help pay down the Save Our Seats loan. The vintage seats at
the Arlee were restored a year ago with the help of many Arlee friends, and now
patrons enjoy the improved seating with more leg room as well as wider seats in
Raffle tickets may be purchased in advance at the Arlee during business hours
and at the Legion Hall the day of the dinner until the drawing at 3:30 p.m. For
more information visit the Arlee Theater or call John Maxson at 217-691-7229 or
the Arlee at 217-482-9999.
[Gaye Maxson, Arlee Theater]