Press Release – Grilling for Red Cross

3 09 2009

Sounds like a good reason to try BD’s Mongolian BBQ to me.  From a Mid-Michigan Chapter of the American Red Cross press release….

Support the Mid-Michigan Chapter

of the American Red Cross by


Grilling for a Good Cause!


You can show your support in two ways;

1. Sign up to be a guest griller for the night.

2. Mention that you are there on behalf of the Red Cross and Bd’s will donate a $1 for every person that does so.


Local celebrity guest grillers

AJ Hilton & Chris Gervant from WSYM-Fox 47 news along with Jessica Wheeler from WLAJ-ABC 3 news

will be grilling it up for a cause in support of the

Mid-Michigan Chapter of the American Red Cross


WHEN: September 17th, 6pm- 9pm


WHERE: Bd’s Mongolian Grill

2080 W. Grand River

Okemos, MI 48864

There will also be a Silent Auction during the event

**For More Information**

Call (517) 702-3327

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Press Release – Old Town Pesto Contest

3 09 2009

From an Old Town Commercial Association press release…

OLD TOWN, LANSING, Mich. – Celebrate the summer with this delicious & entertaining fundraiser. On September 13th from 2p.m to 6 p.m., Perspective2 is working with the Old Town Commercial Association (OTCA) to host this unique event that will name Lansing’s premier pesto while raising money for the continued revitalization of the Old Town neighborhood.

Perspective2 will host more than 12 select food vendors while they showcase their special Pesto dishes. Guests will have the opportunity to sample dishes while sipping wine and specialty beers to the sounds of light jazz by Mike Bass.

Participants have a unique opportunity to compete and showcase their business and delicious food to a wide audience, and to support the great festivals and community outreach programs directed by the OTCA. Selected vendors will be competing for the best pesto dish as well as the top three prizes of $100, $75, and $50 along with a 2009 Old Town Pesto Contesto plaque. There are a variety of vendors attending: Mama Bear’s, The Chrome Cat, Hattie’s Kitchen, and Grand Café will be joined in Old Town by Beggar’s Banquet, Gumbo & Jazz, Jazzy’s & Mrs. B’s Catering Co., and Dusty’s Cellar for the pesto cook-off. Judging will be done by the event’s guests and the winner will be chosen based on food tickets collected. The winner will be announced at 5:30 p.m. with awards being given to the top three people’s choice dishes.

Pesto Contesto tickets are $15 each and include tickets for three pesto samples and one drink. This event is a fundraiser for the OTCA as they continue their mission of economic development and historic preservation through community participation. This event is made possible by our generous sponsors, including, Allegra Printing, Capital Imaging, Ciesa Designs,, and Fairchild, Lebel & Rice, PC,.

 For ticket information or participate as one of the competing restaurants, contact Perspective2 at 517.853.5880 or the OTCA office at 517.485.4283.