Whether you’re bringing in lunch for the team or scheduling a lunch and learn, office catering isn’t usually something that sparks a big conversation. Grateful Bites catering, however, will inspire a conversation because this nonprofit café in Flemington has a very special story behind it. As the mother of a son with developmental disabilities, Karen Monroy knew that Zachary’s options for employment were limited once he graduated from high school. She began thinking about what kids with autism and other developmental disabilities enjoyed, and cooking came to mind.
Chef hats off to local Cherry Hill, N.J., student for flexing his cooking chops for a good cause.
Specifically, Daniel Marcus, an elementary school student, has entered Uncle Ben’s Brand Ben’s Beginners Cooking Contest—a contest through the rice product company’s national program that encourages children to start cooking at an early age to help them make healthier choices.
In May, Visit Bucks County revealed the recipients of the tourism office's Spring 2015 Tourism Grant program; thirty-one nonprofit tourism organizations together will receive $219,000.
The program, implemented seven years ago to help with the development and enhancement of nonprofit tourism, has distributed more than $2.3 million since its inception.
The funding will be used for website redesigns, enhancements, marketing collateral, capital improvements, tourism product development and more.