The Metropolis of Athens Relay for Life crew will likely be internet hosting their Movie star Bartender Evening on July 1 at Applebee’s.
Native celebrities will act as servers from 5:30 to eight pm to see who can increase essentially the most cash in suggestions for the American Most cancers Society.
This yr, the occasion will function a battle of native male versus feminine celebrities to see which group can increase essentially the most funds. The ladies’s crew will embrace reigning champion Jennifer “Miss Sam” Janzen, band director at East Limestone Excessive. Breast most cancers survivor Kathy Cothren and rubbish fighter and group activist Laverne Gilbert can even take part.
The boys’s crew will embrace Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks and Athens Excessive College Soccer Coach Cody Gross. Two members of native public security businesses, Jordan Pugh of Athens Fireplace & Rescue and Athens Police Officer Michael Stainbrook, will full the boys’s crew.
“We have now held this occasion yearly for about 5 years, besides when COVID-19 hit us final yr,” Marks stated. “We ended up making an excellent amount of cash and it is a variety of enjoyable.”
Marks stated he got here in second after Janzen throughout the 2019 occasion.
Marks stated that one yr throughout the occasion, a buyer who had simply walked into the restaurant that evening handed him $ 100 and stated “sustain the nice work.” The shopper informed Marks that a liked one had just lately handed away from most cancers.
Athens Metropolis Council member Frank Travis will host the occasion.
“It attracts an excellent crowd,” Marks stated. “It’s a nice occasion for an excellent trigger.”