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Pancakes with a purpose

COPWATCH, an organization that works to prevent police brutality and educate the community on citizen rights, is holding a breakfast benefit to recover the costs of $750 worth of stolen equipment used to monitor the police that was being stored at the Catholic Worker House in Uptown. The benefit will feature banana pecan pancakes, tomato basil eggs, Metropolis coffee and the reward of being a good samaritan.

Brunch will be served 10:00 a.m-1:00 p.m. at the Catholic Worker House at 4652 N. Kenmore on Sunday, August 23 with a $5 suggested donation. For more information, contact program coordinator Katie Bezrouch at 708.921.6948.

— Carly Fisher

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Three Sisters Garden potluck brunch benefit

Why choose one brunch restaurant when you can have a taste of twelve? On Sunday, August 23, some of Chicago’s finest are bringing their picnic baskets and coffee carafes to benefit local producer, Tracey Vowell at Three Sisters Garden.

Tracey Vowell and Kathe Roybal (Photo: GCM)

Tracey Vowell and Kathe Roybal (Photo: GCM)

Vowell was a chef at Frontera Grill and Topolobampo for seventeen years before leaving to start Three Sisters Garden. Due to the downturn in the economy, she is no longer able to deliver her local produce to Chicago restaurants. This fundraiser is to raise money for Three Sisters to buy a van so that their produce can be served at Red Light and other Chicago institutions. Help a sista out!

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