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Tea Rose Foundation and Phi Alpha Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.


Alpha Kappa Alpha Phi Alpha Omega Chapter and the Tea Rose Foundation of Northwest Arkansas present the 2017 Celebrity Waiter Fundraising event. This year’s event, honoring our military and those who have served our country, will be held at Embassy Suites in Rogers on Saturday, November 11. Over the past 18 years, the Celebrity Waiter Fundraising Event has evolved to become one of the premiere galas in the Northwest Arkansas community.
“Celebrity Waiter was first hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Phi Alpha Omega Chapter in 1998 as its signature fundraising gala.”  ~Keisha Hines-Craft, Event Chair
The annual event, in its 19th year, is the leading fundraising event for the Tea Rose Foundation. The Foundation is looking to raise funds for young adults in the Northwest Arkansas and River Valley area looking to pursue secondary education. During the past 18 years, a total of 220 students have been awarded scholarships valued at more than $310,000. The fundraising efforts also support countless other service projects and programs.

The 2017 event theme is “A Salute to Excellence: Honoring All Those Who Have Served” and will highlight veterans and members of the armed forces.

The 2017 Celebrity Waiter Fundraising Event will include:
  • VIP Reception
  • Dinner
  • Live Auction
  • Silent Auction
  • Live musical entertainment
  • Raffle for a 2-year Lease on a selected Mercedes-Benz vehicle
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