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Ignite FOOD!

Published on February 4, 2009

So now that the speakers have been selected, we can move on to a topic that is near and dear to my…stomach. Food! Through our amazing sponsors, we have been able to put together a great line up of food and libation options to accompany the very first Ignite Bend. The Wine Shop, located below our venue at 55 NW Minnesota Avenue, is going to be offering Ignite goers a no-host reception, with drink specials from 6:30pm until they close. They have also generously agreed to donate 20% of their sales during that time frame to Ignite Bend, to help cover our costs, and to help get us ready for our next event. Also, once the doors open, Bend Mailing Services will have a table set up to sell you fantastic baked goods. Baked fresh by a professional pastry chef and his lovely helpers, there will be gluten free rice crispy treats and a selection of cookies for $1 and cupcakes for $2. 100% of the proceeds from the bake sale will go to Ignite Bend. Throughout the event, we will also have various bottled Pepsi products and water, also for a $1, donated by Pepsi Cola of Bend. The bake sale and Pepsi items will be CASH ONLY, so bring your dollars!

Tickets to the very first Ignite Bend are now SOLD OUT. There will be a stand-by line and you are welcome to watch the LIVE video stream of the event downstairs at The Wine Shop.

South Valley Bank and Trust and Mug Revolution have offered an awesome gift basket and a fantastic Ignite Bend mug, respectively, as raffle prizes. You will receive your free ticket upon entry.

See you all there!

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Next Event

Ignite Bend ​15
​2018 TBA
Doors open at 6:00pm
Tower Theater - Bend, OR
Admission is always FREE

Tickets will be available two weeks prior to the event.


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