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03/31/16 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Vicki Weslek — wife, mother, community organizer and self-described ‘work in progress.’

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Vicki Weslek — wife, mother, community organizer and self-described ‘work in progress.’

Anyone who has gone to an Empty Bowls event can tell you it’s all about filling things. The bowls made by children get filled with soup donated by local restaurants and everyone who attends is filled with the satisfaction of doing some good for the community.

It’s been a success from the very start; the third annual event takes place this Sunday at the Shelter Island School.

One of the guiding spirits of the program is Victoria Shields Weslek, a 37-year-old wife and mother of three. She’s one of the original organizers in 2013 of the Shelter Island School Edible Garden and Empty Bowls, the Garden’s primary fundraiser. (more…)