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This undated image provided by Olive Garden shows the individual and family versions of Olive Garden’s “Never Ending Pasta Pass.” Olive Garden in Springfield is using the promotion to reward outstanding acts of altruism or help a family in need in the larger community, which includes Champaign County.

This undated image provided by Olive Garden shows the individual and family versions of Olive Garden’s “Never Ending Pasta Pass.” Olive Garden in Springfield is using the promotion to reward outstanding acts of altruism or help a family in need in the larger community, which includes Champaign County.


Photo courtesy of Olive Garden

Worthy of pasta: Olive Garden seeks nominations

SPRINGFIELD – Olive Garden is seeking nominations for individuals and families who are in need or who have gone above and beyond to help someone in the community. The restaurant will award a premium pass for seven weeks of “Never Ending Pasta Pass” dining to one individual and to one family. Nominations can be emailed to jjacobs@olivegarden.com. Winners will be announced by the restaurant on Sept. 28.

Graham grad’s work featured

Alyse Schriefer, a Graham High School graduate, is the Senior Fashion Designer for Chromat in New York City. “Made In NY” is running advertisements to feature designs of business made in NY area. The ads are running on buses, cabs, in airports and her dress design is currently being shown on a billboard in Times Square. Alyse is a fashion design graduate of University of Cincinnati.

This undated image provided by Olive Garden shows the individual and family versions of Olive Garden’s “Never Ending Pasta Pass.” Olive Garden in Springfield is using the promotion to reward outstanding acts of altruism or help a family in need in the larger community, which includes Champaign County.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2015/09/web1_pasta-pass.jpgThis undated image provided by Olive Garden shows the individual and family versions of Olive Garden’s “Never Ending Pasta Pass.” Olive Garden in Springfield is using the promotion to reward outstanding acts of altruism or help a family in need in the larger community, which includes Champaign County. Photo courtesy of Olive Garden