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Soul Food Thanksgiving Dinner Planned at Clarke

Nov. 14, 2013: The Clarke University B.L.A.C.K. Student Union will provide a Soul Food Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Clarke Dining Hall.

The cost to the public is $7. Students will be allowed to use their meal plans. 

The Soul Food Thanksgiving Dinner menu includes: fried turkey, baked ham, baked sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked mac and cheese, braised Greens, cornbread, peach cobbler, and red velvet cupcakes.

The meal will be prepared by the B.L.A.C.K. Student Union members, assisted by Clarke Dining Services Staff. This is the third soul food dinner that the B.L.A.C.K. Student Union has held in the dining hall, but the first with the Thanksgiving theme.

For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.

Clarke University is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to preparing students who positively impact their workplace, family and community. Academic offerings include more than 40 undergraduate liberal arts and pre-professional programs, a robust adult degree program and six graduate degree programs.  Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke is located near the Mississippi River in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa. It is the only BVM university in the country.


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