MCHS bringing ‘celebrity’ chefs back to downtown Mount Gilead for fundraising event


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File photo The Morrow County celebrities prepare omelettes during last year’s event.


The Morrow County Historical Society is holding its second annual Celebrity Chef Omelette Breakfast’ to raise funds for continued renovations to the new Morrow County History Center.

The breakfast will be held at the Seniors on Center, 41 W. Center Street in Mount Gilead on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 8 – 11 a.m.

Each omelette will be made by one of a variety of local “celebrity chefs” including elected officials, candidates, law enforcement and business leaders.

The breakfast is freewill donation and includes an omelette, hash browns with your choice of ingredients, coffee, orange juice and muffins, and will be followed by a small auction of local RumRill pottery and other historical items. There will also be a bake sale.

The History Center will be open for tours to view during the breakfast.

The museum now features a limited time only Share Showcase of Kevin Evan’s private collection of Dr. Nathan Tucker artifacts. The Share Showcase allows local collectors to highlight their private collections without donating them to the museum.

Other changing spaces include a limited time only Rotating Exhibit of Period Fashions. The rotating exhibit room will change every few months to give locals something new to see as well as allow the society to display artifacts from their collection which are not on permanent display.

Other activities that day include the Mount Gilead Merchants’ Association and Morrow County Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Downtown Open House & Old Fashioned Sidewalk Sale’ featuring local crafters and vendors from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The omelette breakfast proceeds will be used for operating costs and renovations. There are no paid employees of the Morrow County Historical Society.

The History Center’s normal operating hours are on Sundays from 2 – 5 p.m.

The History Center will also be open for special events and festivals.

To make financial donations, please make checks payable to the Morrow County Historical Society and mail to 17 W. High Street, Mount Gilead, OH.

File photo The Morrow County celebrities prepare omelettes during last year’s event.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2016/10/web1_chefs.jpgFile photo The Morrow County celebrities prepare omelettes during last year’s event.

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