By LINDA LOBECK
IRON MOUNTAIN - The Caring House's annual Celebrity Waiters Dinner & Silent Auction will be held today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford.
Some of the celebrities who will be serving a spaghetti dinner tonight, include from left, Florence County Sheriff Jeff Rickaby; Carla Anderson of M.J. Electric; John Kohler, a radio announcer; Connie Larson of the Dickinson County prosecutor’s office; Dan Anderson, a candidate for Dickinson County prosecutor; Mike Richards, a pilot with CSA Air; Lisa Richards from the Dickinson County prosecutor’s office; Jonathan Ringel, manager of the Main Street/DDA program; and Liz Young, a Caring House volunteer. The annual event for the Caring House includes a spaghetti dinner from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford and a silent auction.
"You are invited to join your family and friends for this family-oriented, fun-filled evening. The community has once again been very generous donating thousands of dollars in silent auction items. And this year, we have a long list of celebrities that are volunteering their time to entertain you. Please join us for an evening that promises to be full of laughs and good food," organizers said.
A spaghetti dinner will be served and the cost is $6 a person with children, age 5 and under admitted free of charge. In addition to the dinner, there will be skits, music, drawings, 50/50 drawings and door prizes awarded throughout the evening.
Celebrity waiters this year include State Rep. Ed McBroom; Lisa Richards, Connie Larson, and Kristin Kass of the Dickinson County Prosecutor's office; Mike Richards, a pilot for CSA Air; Katie Maxon of Dickinson County Memorial Hospital; John Kohler, radio announcer; Mike Hoey, television news reporter; Iron Mountain Mayor Bruce Rosen; Jonathan Ringel, manager of the Iron Mountain Main Street/DDA; Sheriff Jeff Rickaby and Cindy Smith, representing the Florence County Sheriff Department; Chad Harrison, youth pastor at Evangelical Covenant Church; Bob Sauld of Maryhill Manor; Carla Anderson of M.J. Electric; Melissa Powell and Sara Starr of the Iron County Prosecutor's office; Dan Anderson, a candidate for Dickinson County prosecutor; Geno Basanese, a trooper with the Michigan State Police in Iron Mountain; Beth Cefula, a television reporter; Sharon Gray, a candidate for state representative in the 108th District; Mark Rose of the Dickinson-Iron Community Services Agency; and Liz Young, a volunteer at the Caring House.
Linda Lobeck's e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.