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Lakewood Brewing Offering Free Meal and Beer For Garland, Rowlett and Copeville Residents Affected By Recent Disaster

Lakewood Brewery Enjoying the showby Steven Doyle

There have been so many acts of kindness from the North Texas citizens on the heels of the terrible disaster we incurred this week. The tornado tore a giant swath through many homes, leaving devastation unlike we have have seen in years.  We will continue to post related stories to help get the good word out, be it a fundraiser, a free meal for responders and those in need, or whatever makes sense.

In keep with that, we have this offer from Lakewood Brewing Company:    Continue reading

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Raising Cane’s Mobilizes to Raise Funds for North Texas Tornado Victims


Hundreds of people across North Texas have been left homeless and in desperate need of food, water, shelter and other basic necessities after their communities were devastated by tornadoes that ripped through the area on Saturday, Dec. 26. Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, which has two restaurants and dozens of crewmembers in the affected areas, is teaming with a local church to assist in the massive relief effort.

On Wednesday, Dec. 30, Raising Cane’s restaurants in Rowlett and Rockwall will donate 100 percent of sales from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. to the First United Methodist Church of Rowlett, which is actively organizing relief efforts in the Rowlett and Garland communities. All funds raised will go directly to assisting those who have been displaced or negatively affected by the tornadoes.

In addition, all 33 Raising Cane’s restaurants throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth market will be accepting donations through Wednesday, Jan. 6. These funds will also be donated to First United Methodist of Rowlett. No purchase is necessary.   Continue reading

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