CAMDEN —Join the Knox Clinic and Doris Buffett’s Letters Foundation, Thursday, September 19 for Cafe Miranda’s Community Night at the Whitehall Inn. Café Miranda has teamed up with the Whitehall Inn to showcase a nonprofit every third Thursday of the month, and September the tickets benefit the Knox Clinic.
“We are thrilled to announce that the event will feature special guest speakers from Doris Buffett’s Letters Foundation in honor of their new book Letters to Doris.” said Knox Clinic, in a news release.
Learn more about Doris Buffett’s unique approach to philanthropy, her foundation’s partnership with the Knox Clinic, and the two decades of affordable care that the Knox Clinic has contributed to the community. Attendees will enjoy decadent hors d’oeuvres and small plates provided by Café Miranda as well as a cash bar in the Whitehall Inn.
The event will be Thursday, September 19, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., at the Whitehall Inn, 52 High Street, in Camden. Tickets are on sale now for $45. You can purchase them online at www.cafemiranda.com and click on ‘SHOP’, or at the door.
Copies of Letters to Doris will be available for purchase following the event. Letters to Doris is a book that features 24 past recipients of Doris Buffett’s unique individual grantmaking, and serves to tell their stories from their perspectives. Ticket sales and all book proceeds will benefit the Knox Clinic.
“We’re so grateful for the community’s support for our work,” said Meredith Batley, the Knox Clinic’s executive director, in the release. “Having Café Miranda, the Letters Foundation, and the Whitehall Inn all join together to make this fundraiser a possibility has been a wonderful experience. We don’t have development or communication staff so their initiative means a great deal to us. I think it’s going to be a great evening!”
The Knox Clinic is celebrating its 20th Anniversary as a volunteer based nonprofit advocating for and providing free/low cost medical, dental, prescription assistance, mental health and wellness services to the uninsured and underinsured in Knox County, and border towns. To make a tax-deductible donation, to volunteer, or to request services, call 301-6996, or visit their website at www.knoxclinic.org.
Cafe Miranda was opened in 1993 by Chef/Owner Kerry Altiero fueled by his passion for food, multi-culture cuisines, his Italian heritage and Rockland, Maine. Chef Altiero was named the 2019 Chef of the Year by Hospitality Maine, the 2015 Down East Magazine Maine Chef of the Year, and is a recent winner of the Maine Lobster Council Lobster Chef of the Year and Harvest on the Harbor Top of the Crop – Best Farm to Table Restaurant.
The Letters Foundation is a foundation of last resort that provides humanitarian grants to people experiencing a crisis across the country for whom no other options exist. These one-time grants provide a hand-up to individuals as they work to stabilize their lives.
The Whitehall Inn was established in 1901 and redefined in 2015, is a boutique Lark Hotel in Camden.