Monday, August 19, 2019

2018 Celebrity Waiter Fundraising Event

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Phi Alpha Omega Chapter and the Tea Rose Foundation of Northwest Arkansas present the 20th Annual Celebrity Waiter Gala on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Embassy Suites – Pinnacle Ballroom in Rogers, Arkansas. This year’s theme will be “Platinum Edition – The Best of the Best”. Guests will enjoy a green carpet welcome, dinner, live entertainment, and silent and oral auctions. Funds raised not only provide college scholarships for deserving high school, undergraduate, and graduate students from our community but will also support our health and poverty initiatives.

*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 20th 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 19 years, a total of 250 students have been awarded scholarships valued at more than $340,000. The fundraising efforts also support countless other service projects and programs.

The 2019 Celebrity Waiter Fundraising Event will include:

  • VIP Reception
  • Dinner
  • Live Auction
  • Silent Auction
  • Live Musical Entertainment
  • 50/50 Raffle Tickets – Ticket Prices 1-$25/ 2-$50

Gala Ticket Prices:

VIP Ticket = $100, includes VIP Reception and Gift

General Admission = $75

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