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DISHES Tickets On Sale Now!

Written by Mary Beth Schwartzwalder  • February 6, 2017

8th DISHES

Sunday, February 19th, Salt City DISHES invites the community to “break bread” and “create positive change” in our city. The 8th annual dinner event at the Bishop Harrison Diocesan Center (All Saints Parish), features a home-cooked, locally-sourced meal and a ballot to vote on project proposals. Proposals are voted on during the dinner as select community members present their ideas. The winner is awarded money collected from ticket fees to help realize their project.

TICKETS:

Tickets are $20 and include dinner, dessert, beverages, and live music. Purchase them in advance here.

For those who want to help sustain DISHES, $40 tickets are also available. The extra money is donated to the DISHES team to help with the cost of the event, run by volunteers and funded by donations and ticket sales only.

VOLUNTEERS:

DISHES is still looking for volunteers to help the day of the event. If you’re interested in helping out in exchange for a free ticket, contact saltcitydishes@gmail.com and include “Volunteer Inquiry” in the subject line.

To learn more about this year’s 8th Annual DISHES Dinner, join the Facebook invite.

Salt City DISHES (Dine in. Support Happenings. Enliven Syracuse!) is a recurring community dinner, which funds creative public projects that enliven the city of Syracuse. For more information, visit the DISHES blogspot.

Request for Project Ideas: What Would You Do for Syracuse with $2k?

Written by Mary Beth Schwartzwalder  • October 31, 2016

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If you have a creative project that engages the Syracuse community, submit a proposal to the DISHES team for the chance to win a micro-grant at the February dinner! To see if your project would qualify, check out DISHES’ Request for Proposals page. Submissions are due by November 14th and can be filled out here.

Salt City DISHES (Dine in. Support Happenings. Enliven Syracuse!) is one of Northside UP’s sponsored events. DISHES is a recurring community dinner, which funds creative public projects that enliven the city of Syracuse. At the event, guests receive a home-cooked, locally sourced meal and a ballot to vote on project proposals. Proposals are voted on during the dinner as select community members present their ideas. The winner is awarded money collected from ticket fees to help realize their project and returns to the next DISHES to report on their progress.

For more information, visit the DISHES blogspot or like them on Facebook.

Tickets on Sale Now: Salt City DISHES

Written by Mary Beth Schwartzwalder  • February 16, 2016

DISHES

WHAT: Salt City DISHES’ 7th Annual Grant Making Dinner

WHEN: February 21, 5:00 PM

WHERE: Bishop Harrison Community Center at All Saints Parish (1342 Lancaster Ave)

The Salt City DISHES team has launched advanced sale tickets for their 7th Annual grant-making dinner. The dinner will include a locally-sourced meal by Roux and presentations by several community innovators. This year, a new location, music, and an increased grant amount of $2,000 will add a fresh flair to the event!

To purchase tickets, click here. Attendees can choose between a $20 ticket or a $40 option, which does not include any additional perks, but will contribute to the larger grant amount.

Salt City DISHES (Dine in. Support Happenings. Enliven Syracuse!) is a recurring community dinner, which funds creative public projects that enliven the city of Syracuse. At the event, guests receive a home-cooked, locally sourced meal and a ballot to vote on project proposals. Proposals are voted on during the dinner as select community members present their ideas. The winner is awarded money collected from ticket fees to help realize their project and returns to the next DISHES to report on their progress. To learn more, visit the DISHES blogspot

 

Salt City DISHES: Send in Your Proposals!

Written by Mary Beth Schwartzwalder  • November 10, 2015

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If you have a creative project that engages the Syracuse community, submit a proposal to the DISHES team for the chance to win a micro-grant at the February dinner! This time, the grant offered is doubled: $2,000 for the grand prize, and $500 for the runner-up. To see if your project would qualify, check out DISHES’ FAQ page. Submissions are due by November 22nd and can be uploaded here.

Salt City DISHES (Dine in. Support Happenings. Enliven Syracuse!) is one of Northside UP’s sponsored events. DISHES is a recurring community dinner, which funds creative public projects that enliven the city of Syracuse. At the event, guests receive a home-cooked, locally sourced meal and a ballot to vote on project proposals. Proposals are voted on during the dinner as select community members present their ideas. The winner is awarded money collected from ticket fees to help realize their project and returns to the next DISHES to report on their progress.

For more information, visit the DISHES blogspot or like them on Facebook.

An Update on Last Year’s DISHES Winner

Written by Mary Beth Schwartzwalder  • March 16, 2015

DISHES Forget-Me-Nots

“As a community, we must work together to conquer dementia. We must be the leaders and look at aging straight in the face, doing all we can to help our seniors be as productive as possible, for as many years as possible.”

It’s been a year since Francine was awarded a micro-grant for the Forget-Me-Nots Chorus at Salt City Dishes. Since then, she’s been busy leading adults with dementia and their caregivers in song during rehearsals and concerts in the community. To learn more about the Chorus and its successes over the last year, watch the video HERE.

 

Photo Friday: Second Line Syracuse!

Written by Mary Beth Schwartzwalder  • February 13, 2015

Last Sunday, the 6th $1,000 micro-grant was awarded to an innovative community project at Salt City DISHES. Second Line Syracuse, proposing to enliven the streets of Syracuse with a New Orleans style brass band, will take place during the summer of 2015.

DISHES winner Second Line Syracuse

Photo by Allison Gates Photography

Waiting in Anticipation: Salt City DISHES

Written by Mary Beth Schwartzwalder  • January 24, 2015

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The DISHES team have been slowly revealing some of the exciting details about the dinner on February 8th. Aside from announcing fresh team members, they’ve also been teasing us with short descriptions of the projects. Here’s the breakdown:

Second Line Syracuse is a New Orleans style brass band with a Central NY flare. This project aims to improve Syracuse by energizing the streets with live music and bringing neighbors together with spontaneous celebration.

Yoga for everyone! This project pitches the concept of free yoga for community members that would not otherwise be able to afford classes or have the means to travel to a class outside their neighborhood.

Her Village Day is a gathering of women from many nations sharing crafting, art, ethnic cooking lessons, and more to experience the beautiful diversity of our community.

The Songambele Cultural & Edalt Education Foundation’s project seeks to assist refugees with reading and writing skills while allowing them to share their culture with the Syracuse community.

The Cooperative Federal Student Cash Stash Pilot is a new financial capability program at three Syracuse high schools, where students will use a smart phone app to connect with mentors and create and reach savings goals.

Tickets for DISHES go on sale tomorrow, January 25th. For more information, visit their website and Facebook page.

 

DISHES brings together the Syracuse community to share a delicious meal, listen to one another’s suggestions for community-based innovative projects, and vote on the idea that has the most potential. A micro-grant of $1,000, collected from the evening’s ticket sales, is then awarded to the audience favorite.

DISHES Seeks Co-director

Written by Mary Beth Schwartzwalder  • June 30, 2014

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Today is the last day to submit your applications for DISHES’s third co-director. If you are a creative, out-of-the-box thinker who is passionate about Syracuse, please review the position description and send a cover letter and resume to saltcitydishes@gmail.com by midnight. The position is 100% volunteer and would require intensive time commitments from September – March.

To learn more about Salt City DISHES, visit their website.

Throwback Thursday: Annalena Davis

Written by admin  • December 5, 2013

Salt City DISHES, one of our sponsored events, has added a third co-director to their team – Annalena Davis. Four and a half years ago, Annalena spent a summer working for us! Back then, we were the Northside Collaboratory. Here’s a photograph of her from 2009 and another photograph of her at the last DISHES dinner in May. We’re very happy to have her back with us through this volunteer position!

You can read more about Annalena on the DISHES blog.

Green Works Annalena Davis

Annalena Davis with Volunteer

Request for Community Project Ideas

Written by admin  • November 21, 2013

Salt City Dishes, one of our sponsored events, provides the community with a unique way to fund community project ideas. This week, DISHES launched its Request for Proposals page. Know someone with a creative idea for Syracuse? Applications are due December 6th!

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