Grassroots Grocery to cast a glow in fundraiser

ALTON – Grassroots Grocery will hold a blacklight bingo fundraiser on Friday, July 14, at The Old Bakery Beer Company.

grassrootsgrocerylogoA $25 ticket will gain you eight rounds of bingo with $50 gift certificate prizes, one bonus round with a cash grand prize, snacks and glow-in-the-dark wearables. There will be a silent auction, raffles, games, and a prize for best dressed. Tickets are available now at Grassroots Grocery (415 Ridge St.) or The Old Bakery Beer Company (400 Landmarks Blvd.) .

Tickets may be purchased online at, but you can save the small service fee by getting them in person at either local ticket outlet. Food and beverages from Old Bakery Beer Co. will be available for purchase at the event; no outside food or drink is allowed. Space is limited to 100 players,.

Proceeds from the event will go toward the organization’s “free fruit for kids & cops” program, and will also help complete a commercial kitchen space to help local culinary entrepreneurs grow their businesses, teach cooking classes, and more.

Grassroots Grocery specializes in fresh produce, meat, cheese, healthy “grab-n-go” lunches, and non-toxic home & beauty products. The full service grocery store offers a wide variety of healthy food and locally-made products, sourced within a 50-mile radius whenever possible.

For more information or to volunteer, call the store at (618) 208-4999 or visit


The Illinois Business Journal welcome news of businesses in and around Southwestern Illinois. Send it to Editor Dennis Grubaugh, [email protected]

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