Panera Bread will be on campus to take pre-orders for exclusive Rich Center shortbread cookies March 18 and 22.
The cookies, which are traditional Panera shortbread topped with a puzzle piece outlined in blue sprinkles, are baked especially for the fundraiser. All proceeds benefit The Paula & Anthony Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University.
The pre-sale times and locations are: Monday, March 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Friday, March 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Kilcawley Center, first floor. The cookies will be delivered to the Rich Center for pickup on April 5. All Panera Bread Cafés in the Mahoning Valley, as well as in Hermitage and Alliance, will sell the cookies between April 2 and 6.
For more information, call Leah Wilson at 330-941-2047.