Tickets on sale for YSB TASTE!

Event is at Stars & Strikes in Wyoming on July 19

It’s not too early to start thinking about buying tickets for an event that will allow the public to sample some of the best menu items prepared by area restaurants at one central location.

Appetizers! Entrees! Desserts and more! All of the above will be served at the 6th Annual TASTE! fund-raising event on Thursday evening, July 19 from 5:30-8 p.m.

The event will be hosted by Stars and Strikes Entertainment Center in Wyoming.

The evening is a time to enjoy socializing while sampling favorite menu items from area restaurants including everything from artisan breads, soup, chicken and parmesan crepes, Bavarian cream puffs, stuffed pasta, stuffed mushrooms with Italian sausage, pork sandwiches, wicked walleye, pizza, Bailey’s Irish cream cheese cake, pie, milk to fried pickles.

TASTE! tickets are $25 if purchased prior to the event and $30 at the door.

Ticket Outlets

Tickets may be purchased online at or at the following locations:

•Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau, 244 N. Lake St.

•Chisago Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, Lindstrom.

•North Branch Area Chamber of Commerce, North Branch.

•Jennings, DeWan, Miller & Anderson Law Firm, North Branch.

•Big Apple Bagel, Forest Lake.

•Daniella’s Ciocolatto, Forest Lake.

•Friar Tucks Pub, Forest Lake.

•The Lodge at Forest Hills, Forest Lake

Community co-sponsor for the event include Wealth Management Midwest, Dave Purdy, and community partners: Central Bank, Barb Goerss home selling team, Bridges and Pathways Counseling, Polaris Industries, Anderson and Koch Ford and Lake Area Bank, Forest Lake.

All proceeds support LAYSB’s teen enrichment and mentoring programs. LAYSB is a 501c3 non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible to the full extent the law allows.

Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau is a non-profit organization, serving Forest Lake Area School District communities in Washington and Anoka Counties, and all communities in Chisago County.

The mission of LAYSB is to ensure the success of youth. Programs and services provided reflect the belief that youth will be successful when relationships are strong, families are involved, communities are caring, harmony is restored and youth have the skills and opportunities for citizenship.

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