The community is encouraged to support the Northwest TN Chapter of the American Red Cross by attending the Inaugural Celebrity Waiter Event on Tuesday, May 20th. Local celebrities have agreed to fundraise on behalf of the Northwest TN Chapter of the American Red Cross and all tips raised at the event go directly to support the services provided free of charge by the chapter.
The event will take place at El Patio Mexican Restaurant, 1130 Highway 51, Dyersburg, TN 38024, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 5-9 p.m.
The following local celebrities have graciously agreed to be servers at the event:
William Mallard, County Commissioner & County Mayor Candidate
Chris Young, County Mayor Candidate
Bubba Carson, County Mayor Candidate
Jim Horner, County Commissioner & County Mayor Candidate
Sheriff Jeff Box
Ricky Tidwell, Dyersburg Police Department
Mayor John Holden
Jimmy Lanier, Distric Public Defender
Bill Sanderson, State Representative
David Fisher, Fisher Realty & Auction
Jason Cannon, State Gazette & Red Cross Board Member
Sandy Tarkington, First Citizens National Bank
Last year, the Northwest TN Chapter:
Assisted 80 families who lost everything in a disaster;
Trained 498 people in life-saving Red Cross preparedness health and safety training;
Provided 83 emergency communications and assistance to military members and their families;
Utilized 174 volunteers in the Red Cross life-saving mission.
The Northwest TN Chapter's services are provided free of charge to the community through the generous support of the public and through fundraisers like these. If you would like to support the Northwest TN Chapter, but cannot attend the Celebrity Waiter Event, you can visit redcross.org and make an online donation, call 1-800-RED-CROS (1-800-733-2767), or mail a donation to the local chapter, 326 S. Mill Ave., Dyersburg, TN 38024.