Dine United to help counties

— Dine United For United Way Of The Adirondack Region is an event designed to bring the restaurants of Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties together in an effort to help the people of our community.

This year it is scheduled for Jan. 23.

Restaurants in all 3 counties will be participating in Dine United by either donating a percent of their proceeds, a percent of the wait staff tips or a straight donation to the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. If you would like to be a part of this wonderful event as a participating restaurant please contact the United Way office at 561-0028 by Jan. 7.

The public can help by simply dining out at one of the participating restaurants. Mention to the participating restaurants that you are there to Dine United for United Way and enter into the drawing for raffle prizes that have been donated to the United Way.

As we all know, times are tough. There are citizens right here in Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties struggling to keep their jobs, pay their bills and maintain a decent quality of life for their families. But there is hope.

Through United Way and its affiliated agencies, restaurants and their patrons can help fellow residents with critical needs such as food, clothing, shelter, child care, safety from domestic violence, help for Alzheimer’s and much more by Dine United.

The mission of the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc is “To be a leader in community partnership building and to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another. The money raised from this event will go to help fund the 41 partner agencies that help the community in a variety of needs.

For a complete list of restaurants and their locations, visit www.unitedwayadk.org and click on the event tab.

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