Come celebrate w/the Charleston Oyster Feed April 26 at OIMB cafeteria..

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News and Information from Oregon International Port of Coos Bay
For Immediate Release: April 2, 2012
Charleston hosts Oyster Feed on Saturday, April 28, at OIMB dining hall
Charleston invites seafood lovers to celebrate tender, tempting, tasty, fresh from Coos Bay
Oysters at the Charleston “Ahh Shucks!” Oyster Feed on Saturday, April 28. The celebration is from
12 noon to 4 p.m., at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) Dining Hall, 63466 Boat Basin
Drive in Charleston. This annual event is in its seventh year, a presentation of the Charleston
Community Enhancement Corp.

Meals will feature succulent oysters provided by local growers, including Clausen’s
Silverpoint Oyster Co., Coos Bay Oyster Co., North Bend Oyster Co., Qualman Oyster Farms and
Pacific Choice – Charleston. The kitchen crew this year will prepare large and small oyster meals.
Cost is $12 for a large meal and $10 for a small meal. Oysters will be prepared fried, sautéed, or
steamed open on the barbecue; and will be served with dipping sauces, baked beans, coleslaw,
garlic bread and a choice of beverages.

    There will be a hot dog meal for non-oyster fans, costing $8 for adults and $5 for kids, along with shrimp cocktails for $1. The Concerned Citizens of Empire will sell desserts. The event will include live music, a selection of wines from River’s Edge Winery, and a fund-raising raffle featuring many gift certificates and prizes donated by local merchants.

The Charleston Community Enhancement Corp. is a non-profit group dedicated to improving
the Charleston community for the benefit of visitors and residents.

All proceeds from the Oyster Feed will help support the group’s many community projects, including support of the Charleston Food Pantry.
 For additional media information, please contact:
 Elise Hamner, Communications and Community Affairs Manager
 Oregon International Port of Coos Bay
 Phone 541 267-7678 / Email