City of Bellflower Joins NORMS Restaurant to Bake World’s Largest Bellflower Dutch...

City of Bellflower Joins NORMS Restaurant to Bake World’s Largest Bellflower Dutch Apple Pie at Historic Sign Relighting



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ADVISORY…for Thursday (Oct. 16)

18th Century Pie Recipe — Donated by 80-Year-Old Deit Vander Meulen — to be Given to all Guests at Event

Norms to sell individual pies & slices of Mrs. Vander Meulen’s famous Dutch Apple Pie at Event to Raise Funds for Bellflower High Students

— Thursday, October 16th beginning at 5:00 p.m. —

After 33 years of darkness, Norms famous and historic saw-tooth neon sign in Bellflower will be re-ignited. To mark the occasion, Norms and the City of Bellflower will host an evening to celebrate yesterday, today and tomorrow. As part of the event and to commemorate Bellflower’s Dutch ancestry, Norms’ chefs Gail Diebel and Jose Villareal will bake the world’s largest Belle Fleur apple pie – and 100 individual pies — using an authentic Dutch recipe passed down through the generations and provided by a longtime Bellflower resident. Bellflower was named for the French apple that once grew abundantly in the region.

What:

World’s Largest Bellflower Dutch Apple Pie Symbolic torch run by students from Bellflower High School Individual pies & slices sold to benefit BHS student athletes Historic Sign Relighting

Who:

Deit (rhymes with Neat) Vander Meulen – Recipe Donor Rose Spiero – 91-year-old Dutch survivor of Auschwitz Dutch Folk Dancers BHS Marching Band and Color Guard Elected officials and community leaders BHS Teachers – “Tip a Teacher” celebrity wait staff fundraiser

When:

Thursday, October 16 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Where:

Norms Restaurant in Bellflower

17904 Lakewood Boulevard

The event is free and open to all. For details or story assistance, call Jeff Hobbs, City of Bellflower, at 562-804-1424 ext. 2278, or Elaine Doran, El Doran PR, at 818-763-6330, or visit http://www.bellflower.org.

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CONTACT:

City of Bellflower

Jeff Hobbs, 562-804-1424 ext. 2278

or

El Doran PR

Elaine Doran, 818-763-6330

City of Bellflower Joins NORMS Restaurant to Bake World’s Largest Bellflower Dutch Apple Pie at Historic Sign Relighting