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Chamber’s Celebrity Waiter Dinner set

July 11, 2012
By MEL TOADVINE ( , Lehigh Acres Citizen

Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 21 for the Greater Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce's Celebrity Waiter Dinner.

It begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails with dinner following at 7 p.m. and at 8:30 p.m., there will music and dancing.

Dinner tickets are $40 per person and the Chamber would like for visitors to RSVP by July 18 to the Chamber office at 25 Homestead Rd., or by calling the office at 239-369-3322.

According to Gary Bright, the Chamber's CEO, diners will be served by local celebrities and politicians from Lehigh Acres and Lee County.

"Take advantage of paying your waiter to do almost everything for you. Bring enough dollar bills. You will need them," he said.

The event is a fundraiser for the Chamber. It will be held at Hodges University at 4501 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers, not far from Lehigh.

Fact Box

To go


Celebrity Waiter Dinner


Saturday, July 21, at 6 p.m.


Hodges University, at 4501 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers


To raise funds for the Greater Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce

Proceeds will go to help support the Chamber's Scholarship Fund.

Entertainment will be provided by Hidden Agenda which will provide music to "party like a rock star."

Bright said visitors can dress like rock stars if they want.

"It's a fun event for the community and an excellent way to help deserving students to go to college with Chamber scholarships," Bright said. The fundraiser was planned by the Chamber's Events Committee.

Table and event sponsorships are available.

The Chamber asks you to help fill the Lehigh Community Services food pantry. Bring peanut butter, jelly or pasta sauce and you get your silverware fee," Bright said.

For years, the Celebrity Waiter Dinner was sponsored by the Lehigh Community Services, but it is now being sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.



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