Food Notes 

Kosher confab

Is it kosher? Find out at Nashville’s only kosher food show. Kosherfest of the South, presented by The Center for Jewish Awareness and the Gordon Jewish Community Center, will be held 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at the JCC, 801 Percy Warner Blvd. Vendors offering product samples, recipes, exhibits and demonstrations include Harris-Teeter, H.G. Hill, Publix and Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. A Family Simcha Pavilion will host businesses catering to Jewish family celebrations, while the Passover Matzah Bakery will teach children and adults how to make matzo for the upcoming Passover holiday. Call 646-5470 or e-mail Kosherfest@aol.com for more information.

Helping out

Childhelp USA is a national organization founded in 1959 to meet the needs of abused and neglected children. Among the programs it supports are residential treatment facilities (known as Villages), recruitment and training for foster care, and child abuse prevention, education and treatment programs. Locally, a Village near Knoxville is in development, and a chapter has been established in Nashville.

The first Wednesday of April was established in 1999 as the Childhelp USA National Day of Hope. Restaurants play a big role by signing on to donate proceeds from meals at designated tables. Among the Nashville restaurants participating on April 2 are Deer Park Grille, Kote’s and Princeton’s Grill, with more to be confirmed. For more information, log on to www.childhelpusa.org.

E-mail news, notes and tips to kwest@nashvillescene.com

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