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Belle Isle SOUP 2017 (Bring Your Lawn Chairs)!

August 31, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Have an idea for a community-driven event or program you’d like to make happen on Belle Isle? Here’s your chance to get it funded and off the ground! Detroit SOUP, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Belle Isle Conservancy are bringing you the second installment of Belle Isle SOUP!

How it works: Attendees pay a suggested donation of $5 for soup and salad, and a vote. The audience hears from four presenters who will share a proposal about an event or program they would like to plan and execute on Belle Isle. Attendees vote for the proposal they think benefits Belle Isle and the community the most. Whoever gets the most votes goes home with all of the money raised to carry out their event or program on Belle Isle! At the dinner, residents and supporters connect, share ideas and community resources. For more information about SOUP, please visit http://detroitsoup.com/about/.

There are four ways to enjoy SOUP:
*Donate a dish
*Volunteer at the event
*Submit a proposal
*Or simply attend!
So grab your lawn chairs and blankets, and come join us!

Anyone – individuals, groups, churches, nonprofits, etc. – can submit an event or program proposal for Belle Isle SOUP! Proposals are due on Friday, August 11 by 5PM. Submit your proposal online at http://www.detroitsoup.com/submit-belle-isle or in person at our office:

Belle Isle Conservancy
300 River Place Dr. Ste 2800
Detroit, MI 48207

Not interested in submitting a proposal, but have a community project you want help with? Sign up to bring food by emailing info@detroitsoup.com and you get 60 seconds to share with the audience. You can bring food “just because” as well!

We hope to see you there! Questions? Please contact Brittany at sandersb@belleisleconservancy.org or 313-334-7056.

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August 31, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM