Savoring Sewickley returns Oct. 14
The 13th chapter of Savoring Sewickley promises to be a a four-star event, said Chris Bichsel, a member of Friends of Sewickley Public Library.
The fundraiser, which will feature dishes from Sewickley area chefs and caterers, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 14 at the library, 500 Thorn St.
This year, the event will celebrate the library's four-star status as determined by the Library Journal.
Carolyn Toth, library director, said the Sewickley library is the only one to receive the four-star recognition in Pennsylvania.
This is the fourth year the library has been awarded the distinction.
Library Journal, the premiere journal for librarians, evaluates more than 7,000 public libraries across the nation and selects fewer than 300 libraries as providing quality service and excellent value.
Proceeds from Savoring Sewickley and other Friends' fundraisers help to increase the library's collection of books, DVDs and other resources and has helped the library stay open on Fridays, she said.
A tentative list of restaurants participating in Savoring Sewickley this year are Allegheny Country Club, Edgeworth Country Club, Sewickley Heights Golf Club, Sewickley Speakeasy, Sewickley Confectionery, Sincerely Yogurt, Safran's and the Ultimate Pastry Shop.
Bichsel said many restaurants do not commit to their menu until days before the event to ensure fresh and available ingredients.
Beverages also will be available, and mayors and other dignitaries are serving again this year. The Quaker Valley Key Club again will serve and clean up.
Friends' secretary Priscilla Castner said the chefs support the library by donating their time and ingredients, and the guests support by the library with financial donations.
The cost is $60 per person. Invitations that Melody Lockerman created are available at the library.
Joanne Barron is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-324-1406 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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