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5/20/2014 - Catholic Charities hosts celebrity breakfast fund-raiser

Catholic Charities will host the 20th annual Celebrity Breakfast to benefit The Thomas Merton Center on Thursday, May 22, from 7:30 to 9 a.m., at the Holiday Inn in Downtown Bridgeport.

The event will feature guest speaker Cindi Bigelow, third generation president & CEO of family-owned Bigelow Tea.

The Thomas Merton Center provides emergency food services to the economically disadvantaged people in the city of Bridgeport, providing breakfast, lunch, day shelter and food pantry services Monday-Saturday to about 300 people daily.

For more information, call the Merton Center at 203-367-9036, ext. 15, or visit