Agape House, celebrates 15th anniversary with 'Taste of Walworth County'

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Staff | September 10, 2013

WALWORTH – Agape House is commemorating its 15-year anniversary with a celebration on Sunday, September 15, beginning with a 2 p.m. worship service at Grace Church, 500 S. Main Street, Walworth. Immediately following the service, a Taste of Walworth County, a food festival, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Agape School recreational hall, located at 215 S. Main Street, Walworth. The public event will include tours of Agape House teen home, counseling center and the new transitional living home.

A Taste of Walworth County and guests can cast their vote for the tastiest menu items from participating restaurants, including The Abbey, The Chop House of Grand Geneva,  Geneva National Steak, Gino's East, Pie High, Popeyes, Scuttlebutts, Geneva Ridge/Lakeview Grille, and Nayeli's Pizza.

Tickets for Taste of Walworth County will be sold at the door; a minimum donation of $5 is requested. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Agape House programs which aid abused or distressed girls ages 12 through 28, and their families, through four ministry programs.

Agape House, located in the former Grace Church, provides trained staff and a home environment for girls with behavioral, emotional and spiritual needs. The girls are able to continue their education at Agape School. The transitional living home is available for girls 18 and older who need help transitioning into adulthood and independent living. The center offers housing, counseling, mentoring, and staff to help young women from Agape House, foster care, or the community achieve goals to become healthy and independent. The Agape counseling centers in Walworth and East Troy are branches of Agape House ministry.

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