Celebrity Waiter Dinner
and Auction Held
by Kimberly Molloy
Celebrities, look-a-like celebrities and lovers of children all gathered for a dinner and auction this past Saturday night as Child Care of Southwest Florida hosted its Fourth Annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner & Auction. Celebrity waiters served their tables and guests came up with silly and fun ideas for their waiters to earn tip money. Singing on stage, dancing, skits and making jokes were just a few things to start off the evening fun. Marilyn Monroe, Gumby, Sumo Wrestlers, Ron Mohl, Spartan cheerleaders, Batgirl, the Pope, The Blues Brothers, Elvis, a clown, Miracle baseball player, and Randy Henderson, the Mayor of Fort Myers came out as waiters to give their support.
Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. is a private non-profit organization dedicated to providing high quality child care services throughout Southwest Florida. The agency provides child care for children from infancy through age eight at its six child care centers in Lee and Hendry counties. Children’s Community Center of Lehigh Acres off of Beth Stacey being one of them. In addition, it offers training for early childhood professionals, and administers the federal food program for eligible centers and family child care homes throughout Southwest Florida. The agency must rely on donations and volunteer efforts from members of the community, corporations and foundations to build and maintain programs that make a difference to low-income children. Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc., is a United Way agency.
Photos courtesy of Kimberly Molloy “Kaptured by Kimberly Photography”