Mitchell County Shepherd’s Staff is sponsoring an “Empty Bowls” dinner onFriday, May 2 from 6-7:30pm at First Baptist Church - Spruce Pine. For $10 you can buy a unique hand-made bowl (which you may keep) and soup to go in it. If you don’t want a bowl, the soup dinner is $5.00. The soup is provided by local churches, the bowls by local artists and students and all proceeds go to Shepherd’s Staff as they help to make sure our friends and neighbors have enough to eat. Go out for dinner on this Friday, May 2nd to the Empty Bowls Dinner to benefit Mitchell County Shepherd’s Staff. Enjoy great food and fellowship and make a difference. For more information call 765-5285.