2007-09-26 / News

Dude …. $9,676!

Burke County's favorite guys helped bank close to $10,000 for downtown Waynesboro. Thursday's Celebrity Waiter Night was the biggest yet, as 24 waiters used a little elbow grease and a lot of charm to get big tips from nearly 400 dinner guests. Among the more colorful were waiters Art Lively, left, and Matthew Jenkins, pictured with Art's wife, Amy, a volunteer. The annual fundraiser is sponsored by the Downtown Organization of Retailers (DOOR), and proceeds help fund and promote downtown events like Movies Under the Stars, Christmas on Liberty Square and the Boss Hog Cook- Off. For more photos, see page 25.
1 night out
2 Rastas
3 caterers - The Borough, Mobley's and Good Day
24 celebrity waiters, bartenders and hostesses
74 guests served by Chad Jenkins and Todd Redd
101 slices of key lime pie
162 servings of Surf and Turf
380 patrons
$600 tip left by Hazel Gerlinger
$1,704 in tips earned by Rex Gerlinger and Steve Link
$9,676 raised for downtown events

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