Guest enjoyed an elegant evening on the Grand Avenue foot bridge when Downtown Eau Claire Inc. hosted its fundraiser "A Grand Evening on the Bridge" on August 26th. 152 people attended the dinner, which also raised money for the Chippewa Valley Theater Guild and the Rotary of Eau Claire.
Guests were seated on the bridge which was transformed by Brent Douglas Floral into uniquely whimsical environment. Guests were then treated to a three-course dinner with gourmet cheese and crackers, along with a hand-tossed salad from Court 'n House's Side Bar, the main course of chicken cordon bleu came from Houligan's Steak and Seafood Pub, and guests finished with red velvet and chocolate cupcakes from Dessert First. Wine from Infinity Beverages and live jazz music were new additions to this years event, after a sell out inaugural dinner last year.