RAPID RIVER, Mich. (WLUC) – The Speedy River Father or mother/Instructor Committee (PTC) held their fifth annual “Soup-er Bowl” occasion Sunday at Speedy River Faculties.
On the occasion, members went head-to-head to see who makes one of the best soup, all whereas sporting their greatest tremendous hero costumes.
“They’re all volunteers that are available in, and most of them are native companies however they’re additionally simply individuals from the group. We ask them for a specific amount of soup, after which we offer of all of the bowls and spoons,” stated Speedy River PTC President, Brooke Lindbert.
Along with loads of soup, the occasion additionally featured varied basket raffles and a 50/50 raffle. Every basket raffle merchandise was ready by elementary college students.
All cash raised, Lindbert says, goes in the direction of serving to out Speedy River elementary college students with issues like subject journeys, guide gala’s, and visitor audio system.
The Speedy River PTC additionally provides $100 to every elementary instructor for classroom provides.
“So [it goes to] all of these little issues, all of the enjoyable issues, and particularly playground gear, which is our primary. 75 % of our funds go to the playground,” Lindbert stated.
Lindbert provides that elevating cash for a majority of these issues and experiences helps make college extra enjoyable for college students.
“College needs to be enjoyable. We’re right here to be taught, however we additionally need them to have enjoyable and luxuriate in coming right here. There are such a lot of children which can be bummed when summer time comes as a result of they’re like ‘no college, we love college!’ We assist that, hopefully,” stated Lindbert.
Lindbert provides that with 17 completely different soup entries, this was the most important Soup-er Bowl but.
“One factor that was actually inspiring after the primary 12 months was so many individuals that got here to me and stated ‘you must do that once more.’ So we have been like ‘okay let’s do that’ and yearly, it has grown,” Lindbert added.