A local delicatessen is holding a benefit dinner for the Foothill Victim Offender Reconciliation Program.
The Park Bench Deli, at 2470 N. Lake Avenue, will be open for a special dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Proprietor Tudor Lance said at least 30% of the evening's receipts will be donated to the church-sponsored program.
VORP is a court-approved program in which victims and criminals meet face-to-face to discuss the offense and agree on restitution. Volunteer mediators are needed to guide the sessions. For further information, call the Foothill VORP office in Pasadena, (818) 797-7231.