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1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]


celebwaiter1Supporters of the SCV Senior Center who plan to take part in this year’s Celebrity Waiter event will only have to reach back into their memories to come up with a table decorating theme for this year’s dinner. The theme is “Journey Through Television,” and the event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Hyatt. Regency Valencia.

Sponsors get to unleash their creative side and have some fun decorating their table and having their guests dress the part as well.  The volunteer waiters are finding their competitive spirit with one another by doing some pre-event fundraising, which will count, along with “tips” received from guests, toward the Favorite Waiter award.  In addition to the waiters’ antics at each table, live entertainment and music will round out the evening of fun.

celebwaiter2Premium tables are available now. Table sponsorships are available at levels ranging from $2,000 to $5,000.  Event co-chairs Peggy Rasmussen and Greg Nutter have set a fundraising goal of $125,000.  Proceeds from this annual event support such programs as the Senior Center’s home delivered meals for homebound seniors, respite day care, the Handyworker Program and support services.

Further information and table sponsorship reservations can be obtained at www.scv-seniorcenter.org or by calling Pamela at (661) 259-9444, ext. 141.

 

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