Eighth Annual Celebrity Serve Starts Today, Restaurants and Celebrities Sure to Bring an Exciting Lunch or Dinner

Published Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 1:51 pm

By Mariel Gambino 

June 4, 2013. Celebrity Serve is a fundraiser where local celebrities volunteer and act as waitresses or waiters at participating members of Boone Independent Restaurants. The annual benefit starts today and ends on Thursday, June 6.

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Coach Jerry Moore at the 2012 Celebrity Serve

At least ten percent or more of all proceeds from the three day event benefits High Country United Way, an organization that encourages local members of the community to give, advocate, and volunteer in Watauga and Avery County.

Come out and support the High Country United Way by eating good food, being served by local celebrities and ultimately giving to a good cause.

Here is a list of participating restaurants and celebrities:

Tuesday June 4th

Makoto’s (Lunch & Dinner):

Lunch: Richard Sparks (Pres/CEO APRHS), Gene Fowler (Publisher Mountain Times Publications), Paul Moore (Asst. Director of The Wellness Center)  
Dinner: Headliner Celebrity:   Dexter Jackson (Former ASU Football Player), John Mena (Haircut 101), Dr. Wayne Eberle (WCS), Jason Triplett (Wells Fargo), Jason Capel and Bobby Kummer (ASU basketball coaches).

Casa Rustica (Dinner):

Elizabeth & Luci Pedroni, Ashley Cook (High Country United Way & Appalachian Rhythm Clogging Studio), Elise Sigmon (Appalachian Rhythm Clogging Studio) & Tommy Light (Hair Stylist)

Town Tavern (Dinner):

Blake Brown, Chris Moore (Coach Moore’s Son), Denise Brown, Billy Grimes (retired Deputy), Brad Vines (Town of Boone), Nate Dogg Seamone (ASUTailgate winner)

Canyons (Dinner):

Tracy Brown, Cindy Benson, Ray Gouge and Susanna Russell

Woodlands (Dinner):

Rhonda Gailes, Bob Miller, Keith McDonald, Beth Clark, Tim Knight, Cowboy Mike and Billy Barker

Wednesday June 5th

Pepper’s Restaurant (Dinner):

Pasta Wench – Andrea Morrell, Bald Guy (Bald Guy Brew), Bone Thugs N Carmody (Appalachian Rollergirl), Jim Cottrell (President French Swiss Ski College), Brian Crutchfield (Retired BREMCO)

The Rock (Dinner):

Patrick Sukow (Blowing Rock Principal), Mrs. Clawson (Mayor of Boone) & Kevin Richardson (ASU band director)

Mr Original Gyros (Dinner):

Noah Lockamy (Perennial Sidekick (CasaNoah)- Highway 106 and 102.3)

Johnathon Roten (Roten in the Morning- WATA AM 1450) & David Still (Meteorologist Raysweather.com)

Café Portofino (Dinner):

Appalachian Roller Girls: Sarah Holt, Lisa Everhart, Eliza Hare, Autumn Reagan, Mason Herman & Katie Betz

Char (Dinner):

Ray Russell (raysweather.com), Ashley Wilson (Mid-day Host- Ashley Wilson’s Short Order Lunch – Highway 106/102.3)

Joel Gillie (Morning Drive Host-Joel Gillie in the Mornings- Highway 106 and 102.3)

The Peddler (Dinner):

Andy Harkins (Nationwide Harkins Agency), Kay Harkins (Studio K), Daniel Minton (High Country Insurance), Vanessa Minton (High Country Dance Studio) Jim Godwin (Hardin Park)

Thursday June 6th

Bandana’s (Dinner):

Lynn Haggaman (Sheriff), Ruth Haggaman, Dee Dee Rominger (Captain), Gunther Doer (Chief of ASU Police), Dana Crawford (Chief of Boone PD), Alford Glover (Owner of Boone Ford)

 

Jerry Moore, Former ASU Football Coach Appearance Schedule

Tuesday

Times

Wednesday

Times

Thursday

Times

Canyons

5:00-5:25

The Rock

5:00-5:30

Earth Fare

5:00-5:50

Woodlands

5:30-5:50

Pepper’s

5:40-6:20

Bandana’s

6:00-7:30

Makoto’s

6:00-8:00

Mr. Original Gyros

6:30-7:00

Mellow Mushroom

7:40-9:00

Casa Rustica

8:05-8:30

Dan’l Boone Inn

7:10-7:40

 

 

Town Tavern

8:35-9:00

Café Portofino

7:50-8:20

 

 

 

 

Char

8:30-9:00

 

 

 

 

Peddler

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Paul Moore, Assistant Director of The Wellnes Center, converses with a customer at Makoto’s.

 

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Paul Moore, Assistant Director of The Wellness Center; Gene Fowler, publisher of Mountain Times; and Gwen Dhing, owner of Makoto’s, pose for a photo.

 

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Richard Sparks, president and CEO of ARHS, takes an order at Makoto’s.

 

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Gene Fowler, publisher of Mountain Times, talks with customers at Makoto’s.

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