Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services, known in Androscoggin County as SACC, will be hosting its 12th annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner on Saturday, August 25. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held at Martindale County Club in Auburn.
This year’s waiters include Barry Schmeiks and Liz Allen from the Auburn Police Department; Deputy Chief Jim Minkowsky from the Lewiston Police Department; and Jonathan LaBonté, mayor of Auburn.
Also serving as waiters this year are Maureen Aube from the Androscoggin Chamber of Commerce, Rep. Michael Carey, Jeremy Rush from Gleason Radio, Mitchell Clyde Thomas from Community Little Theater, Mike Blais from Blais Florist and The Gym, Adrianne Kramer from Girl Power Fitness, Rita Myrick from Maine Cycle/Skiers Edge and Joshua Shea and Molly McGill from LA Magazine.
These local celebrities will serve as waiters and will work and perform for tips, which are then donated to SACC. Also included in the evening is a silent auction and a live auction, with items generously donated by local businesses and New England sports teams.
There will also be music, a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. The dinner will be emceed by Jeff Peterson from WGME news. Music will be provided by Music Reflections.
Tickets for the event are available by calling 784-5272. Specific seating requests can be made, with requests honored based on availability. First come, first served. Tickets are $30 per person, or $250 for a table of 10 guests.
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services is a result of a merger between the sexual assault services agencies in Oxford, Franklin and Androscoggin Counties. It is known in Androscoggin County as SACC (Sexual Assault Crisis Center), and provides a broad range of services to people affected by sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, stalking or sexual harassment. It also provides prevention education programming through local schools and community organizations.
For more information about SACC and its services, call 784-5272.