Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

February 23, 2012

Local ‘celebrities’ gather for good cause Tuesday

The 7th annual Celebrity Waiters Event will be held at the Cumberland Mountain State Park recreation hall Feb. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. This is a fund-raising event designed to bring the "celebrities" in the community together to have fun while raising money for a great cause.

The 2011 event raised $13,000. For waiters or table sponsors, the following is a few guidelines to help make this event another huge success:

1. Sponsor a table of eight guests for $25 minimum per plate donation; however, organizers hope even a larger "tip donation" is given. A prize will be given to the waiter who raises the most in "tips."

2. The key to a successful event is getting good waiters and making the event fun and festive. This year's theme is "Wipeout Cancer." Tables can be decorated with a beach surfer theme or you can make up your own creation.

Waiters should represent a broad range of bankers, director of schools, ministers, attorneys, doctors, CEOs of companies, etc. All monies will support the Relay for Life event scheduled for May 4. For more information, contact Sherry Lawson, event chair, at 459-7051.

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