Altrusa Club of Waynesville to host scholarship benefit

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Altrusa Club of Waynesville

Altrusa Club of Waynesville will be hosting the Seventeenth Annual Soup and Cornbread Benefit Scholarship Fundraiser on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. The lunch or dinner will include: homemade soup (vegetable or potato), fresh cornbread, a beverage and your choice of homemade dessert.

Advance or at the door tickets are $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 12 and under. The meals are available for take out or eat in at the First United Methodist Church at 566 South Haywood Street in Waynesville. Individuals or businesses may pre-order to-go meals for a scheduled time by faxing in a pre-order form from: – Soup & Cornbread

Altrusa International of Waynesville is part of an international organization. Founded in 1917, Altrusa is a volunteer service organization of business and professional leaders, dedicated to improving their communities by personal service. Last year, Altrusans proudly gave over a million volunteer hours around the world, including clubs in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, England, Bermuda, Ireland, India, Scotland, New Zealand and Russia.

Since 1991, over $100,000 in scholarship funds have been raised by the Waynesville Altrusa organization, primarily through the club’s annual “Soup and Cornbread Scholarship fundraiser” held each January in Waynesville, serving 1000+ meals for lunch and dinner. For more information, visit

Thank you to our corporate and local business sponsors including:

2014 IN KIND Sponsors: Hometrust Bank, Maggie Valley Club, Gene Christopher, Mountaineer, Smoky Mountain News.

2014 GOLD Sponsors: Amy Spivey, Realtor/Boyd Farm, Appalachian Antique Hardwoods , BB&T, Haywood County Schools Foundation (paid by individual board members), Home Secure Storage, HomeTrust Bank , Lisa Ferguson/Edward Jones, Joey’s Pancake , Mallette Real Estate, Inc, DBA Realty World/Heritage Realty , Old Town Bank , Powell Industries , Smoky Mountain Steel Horses, Smoky Mountain Eye Care, Teresa Pennington, Artist of the Blueridge , The Dog House.

2014 SILVER Sponsors: Angie Franklin/State Farm, Animal Hospital of Waynesville, Haywood Builders Supply, First Citizen Bank, Haywood Electric Membership Corp., Hometown Hardware/Single Stop, Edwards Jones/Jack Bishop, Edward Jones/Jeremy Phillips, Kim’s Pharmacy, Mountain Credit Union, Tech Strategics Consulting, United Community Bank , Webbco, Inc., Wenzel & Wenzel, PLLC.

2014 BRONZE Sponsors: A to Z Signs & Engraving, Inc., American Cleaners, Board of County Commissioners (paid by individual members), Bob Morris/Haywood County Board of Education member, Bocelli’s, Chad McMahon/State Farm Ins, Champion Credit Union , Chuck Dickson Law Office, Clark and Leatherwood, Clay Dangerfield/State Farm , Cornerstone Printing, Dr. Paul Cutting, Dr. Michael Gillespie, First Citizens Bank, Forga Rental Properties , Garrett /Hillcrest Memorial Gardens , General Insurance Services, Great Beginnings Pediatric Dentistry, Haywood Insurance Services , Haywood Vocational Opportunities, Hazelwood Soap Company, High Country Furniture & Design, James Weaver Kirkpatrick, Law Firm , John Highsmith DDS, Keller Williams Realty, Members of the Haywood County Board of Education, LN Davis, Moonshine Creek Campground Resort & Oakdale , Mountain Eye Associates, Mountain First Bank & Trust , Plus Linen and Uniform Service, Pressley Building and Remodeling, Ray, Bumgarner, Kingshill & Associates, PA, Sheppard Insurance Group, Sid’s on Main, Smoky Mountain Development Corporation, Tom & Pat Posey , Waynesville Tire, Yarrington Physical Therapy.


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