The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Sunday Profile

April 27, 2014

Celebrity Night 2014

The 26th Annual Celebrity Night will be held May 5 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 10 area restaurants, four new to the event. Local “celebrities” from a variety of businesses will act as servers during those three hours.

The tips they earn, not only from serving, but also doing the bidding of their customers, will benefit the United Way of Southern West Virginia and the Women’s Resource Center.

Each restaurant will offer chances to win a $600 photography package from Brightwell Photography.

The theme is simple — anyone can be a celebrity on Celebrity Night! People are asked to snap those selfies and send them to #celebnight14 and the United Way’s Facebook page!  

Participating restaurants and their partners are:

•Black Knight Country Club    - City of Beckley, WJLS 99.5

•Boston Beanery - Crossroads Mall, Crossroads Chevrolet, WVNS, United Bank

•Calacino’s - BJW Printing, Spartans Sporting Goods, Jan- Care, Hayden & Hart, 4Raleigh/4ward

•El Mariachi - Chase Bank, Beckley Newspapers

•Foster’s - City National Bank, Groovy 94.1, The Original Founders of Celebrity Night, University of Charleston – Beckley Campus

•Fujiyama - WV Miners Baseball, 103 CIR, Concord University, First Community Bank

•Outback - WOAY-TV, the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, First Century Bank, Barton’s Premium Pre-Owned Vehicles

•Pasquale’s - BB&T Bank, WVVA, New River Community & Technical College

•The Dish Café - Raleigh General, Shear Style, My 105.9 WTNJ

•Beckley Moose Lodge - Moose members only

Last year, nearly $40,000 was raised to support the great work of the United Way, partnering with more than 30 nonprofits, along with the work of Women’s Resource Center.

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