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Sept. 10 dinner benefits HAWKE

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The 20th annual Dinner for the Birds, an event to benefit HAWKE wildlife rehabilitation and environmental education organization, begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Raintree Restaurant, 102 San Marco Ave.

In addition to the dinner, a “birds of prey” demonstration will be given by HAWKE President Melanie Cain-Stage  , with Poe an albino crow, Athena, the Barred Owl  and other critters. If you cannot climb up stairs, you can be seated downstairs and Melanie will bring down the wildlife to your table.

If you cannot make the Dinner any donation to HAWKE would be appreciated.

HAWKE has been there helping wildlife at no cost to the public since 1987 and is a 501 3 c not for profit. The majority of their income depends on memberships and fundraisers to support the rehabilitation of hundreds of injured or orphaned  wild birds, mammals, and reptiles each year..

You can become a member for as little as $25 single and $35 for a family.

Vegetarians can call a day ahead to make changes for the Sept. 10 event. A donation of $80 per person or $150 a couple discount for HAWKE members and Non members a donation of $85 or $160 per couple includes \ the tip.

The dinner is limited to 56 people and pre paid only. Call 904 692 1777 or email helphawke@windstream.netto get a seat ASAP. Inform HAWKE days ahead of ahead of time if you have a group and want seats together at the same table

The menu includes the following:

Lobster Bisque

Organic Greens, Goat Cheese, Pancetta Crackling 

Red Onion Vinaigrette 

Petite Pork Shank Osseo Bucco

On Cauliflower Mash with Seasonal Vegetables

Bourbon Street Bread Pudding

Vanilla Ice Cream

Ice tea or coffee  

Cash Bar Available for not included in price of the dinner

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