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Celebrity Waiter's Dinner



Story and photography by Joyce Taylor

Ed Barlow, John Hood and Ronnie Gandy must begin work for the following year as soon as the event ends. These hard-working gentlemen, along with their fellow Exchange Club members,
manage to stage a hugely successful and fun event each year, including a wonderful dinner at Stones River Country Club after appetizers and drinks.

Celebrity waiters include current and former country music stars, as well as local citizens who are well known in the community.

The stars perform their hits and go from table to table, posing for pictures and delighting the guests with stories. Richie McDonald, lead singer with Lonestar, delighted the crowd with songs like “I’m Already There.”

The purpose of the evening is to raise funds for the Exchange Club Family Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, as well as other Exchange Club Projects.

For more information, visit www.familycentertn.org.

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