Knox County restaurants giving back for ‘Dine Out for Education’

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A long list of restaurants in Knoxville and Knox County will donate a portion of their proceeds next Tuesday to Knox County Schools for “Dine Out for Education.”

More than 70 locations will donate 10 percent of their proceeds on Tuesday, April 14, to the school system. Participating restaurants will display the “Dine Out for Education” logo.

Related story: Dine Out for Education next week in Loudon County

A mobile food vendor is taking part this year for the first time. Savory & Sweet food truck will be located at Ijams Nature Center.

Dr. Jim McIntyre, superintendent of Knox County Schools, and several elected officials will have breakfast at Cafe 4, 4 Market Square, that morning at 7:45 a.m. McIntyre and the Knox County Board of Education will have lunch at Aubrey’s, 6005 Brookvale Lane, at 11:30 a.m.

Proceeds will benefit Partners in Education programs, such as the annual Knox County Schools Career Day, Teacher Supply Depot, Clothing Center, Schooled for Success, Barney Thompson Scholarships and teacher recognition programs.

More online: Full list of participating restaurants

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