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Published: 4/29/2012 - Updated: 1 year ago


On the Town: Celebrity Wait Nights

Celebrity wait nights are popular ways to have fun and raise money. Those who held such events recently include Central Catholic High School, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Ohio, Eberly Center for Women, Sofia Quintero Art & Cultural Center, Christ Child Society, Toledo Opera Guild, and Toledo Hearing and Speech Center. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Johnathon Bush, Teri Schoen, and Mary Pierce at Central Catholic High School's Sixth Annual Celebrity Event. Enlarge Johnathon Bush, Teri Schoen, and Mary Pierce at Central Catholic High School's Sixth Annual Celebrity Event.
PHOTO COURTESY PAUL B. EVANS
Joe Zerbey, president and general manager of the Blade, appears to be having a great time as the honored roastee at the Central Catholic event. Enlarge Joe Zerbey, president and general manager of the Blade, appears to be having a great time as the honored roastee ...
PHOTO COURTESY PAUL B. EVANS
Bill Buckley, from, left Matt Hertzfeld, and Hank Herschel did the roasting. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bill Buckley, from, left Matt Hertzfeld, and Hank Herschel did the roasting.
THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
Jim Welling, Central Catholic basketball coach, and Howard Chen, with Fox Toledo, served as celebrity waiters. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Jim Welling, Central Catholic basketball coach, and Howard Chen, with Fox Toledo, served as celebrity waiters.
THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
Josette McCarthy and Bill Clark sported red aprons. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Josette McCarthy and Bill Clark sported red aprons.
THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
Peg O'Hearn, Jackie Black, Susan Kertz, Otto Weik, George Francis, Ron Zak, and the Rev. Paul Kwiatkowski all were members of the class of 1957. Enlarge Peg O'Hearn, Jackie Black, Susan Kertz, Otto Weik, George Francis, Ron Zak, and the Rev. Paul Kwiatkowski all were members ...
PHOTO COURTESY PAUL B. EVANS
Joe Zerbey and the Rev. Dennis Hartigan at the event. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Joe Zerbey and the Rev. Dennis Hartigan at the event.
THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
John Fedderke, director of marketing at The Blade, kisses the hand of his boss, Joe Zerbey. Enlarge John Fedderke, director of marketing at The Blade, kisses the hand of his boss, Joe Zerbey.
PHOTO COURTESY PAUL B. EVANS
Ray Wood, left, president of UAW Local 14 and board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of NWOhio, and Toledo Public Schools Superintendent Jerome Pecko serve salad for the organization's celebrity wait night. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ray Wood, left, president of UAW Local 14 and board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of NWOhio, and Toledo ...
PROVIDED TO THE BLADE
Big Brother Matt Magyer and Little Brother Alontay; Big Brother Richard Meeker and Little Brother Alveon; and Big Brother John Selph and Little Brother Alfred. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Big Brother Matt Magyer and Little Brother Alontay; Big Brother Richard Meeker and Little Brother Alveon; and Big Brother John ...
PROVIDED TO THE BLADE
Shanda Gore, University of Toledo associate vice president for Equity, Diversity and Community Engagement; Tricia Cullop UT women's basketball head coach; and Jeffery Gold, UT Health Science Campus chancellor serve at the 4th Annual Catherine S. Eberly Center for Women's Celebrity Wait Night fundraiser. Enlarge Shanda Gore, University of Toledo associate vice president for Equity, Diversity and Community Engagement; Tricia Cullop UT women's basketball head ...
PHOTO COURTESY DANIEL MILLER
Ann Marie Quinn chats with Michael Eberly, an advisory board member for the center and the son of Catharine S. Eberly. Enlarge Ann Marie Quinn chats with Michael Eberly, an advisory board member for the center and the son of Catharine S. Eberly.
PHOTO COURTESY DANIEL MILLER
Hernan Vasquez and Teddy Miller at the Eberly Center event. Enlarge Hernan Vasquez and Teddy Miller at the Eberly Center event.
PHOTO COURTESY DANIEL MILLER
Al Gonzalez, Sofia Quintero Art & Cultural Center board president, and waiter Dee Sabo, at the sixth Annual Entre Amigos Celeb Wait Night and Art Sale. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Al Gonzalez, Sofia Quintero Art & Cultural Center board president, and waiter Dee Sabo, at the sixth Annual Entre Amigos ...
THE BLADE/BARBARA HENDEL
Betsy Bunda and Gail Quintero greeted guests. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Betsy Bunda and Gail Quintero greeted guests.
THE BLADE/BARBARA HENDEL
Bernadette Delgado gives celeb waiter Byron Wynn her beverage order. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bernadette Delgado gives celeb waiter Byron Wynn her beverage order.
THE BLADE/BARBARA HENDEL
Margarita DeLeon was a celeb waiter for both shifts, but didn't wear an apron because it would hid her pretty dress. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Margarita DeLeon was a celeb waiter for both shifts, but didn't wear an apron because it would hid her pretty dress.
THE BLADE/BARBARA HENDEL
Ernie and Zenobia Faulkner lend helping hands to the Christ Child Society Celeb Wait Night Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ernie and Zenobia Faulkner lend helping hands to the Christ Child Society Celeb Wait Night "Give From Your Heart" event ...
THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT
Martha Wheeler, left, and Barb Geha. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Martha Wheeler, left, and Barb Geha.
THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT
Teri Giacci, Ann Marie Blank, and Karen Ridenour. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Teri Giacci, Ann Marie Blank, and Karen Ridenour.
THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT
Peter and Colleen Demczuk. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Peter and Colleen Demczuk.
THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT
Bill and Barb Biggs. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bill and Barb Biggs.
THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT
William Thees, left, and Mary Murnen. Enlarge | Buy This Photo William Thees, left, and Mary Murnen.
THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT
Rome Marinelli, left, and his daughter Lisa Marinelli. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rome Marinelli, left, and his daughter Lisa Marinelli.
THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT
Linda and Bob Helmer. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Linda and Bob Helmer.
THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT
Mary and Bob Arquette. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mary and Bob Arquette.
THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT
Toledo Opera Guild president Sandra Seiple, left, event chairman Barbara Brown, center, and waiter Rebecca Shope at the guild's Enlarge Toledo Opera Guild president Sandra Seiple, left, event chairman Barbara Brown, center, and waiter Rebecca Shope at the guild's "It ...
Dinners enjoy the fare and frivolity. Enlarge Dinners enjoy the fare and frivolity.
Celeb waiter and Sylvania Township trustee John Jennewine, center, serves Lynette and Carl Miller during the Toledo Hearing and Speech Center celeb wait night at Real Seafood. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Celeb waiter and Sylvania Township trustee John Jennewine, center, serves Lynette and Carl Miller during the Toledo Hearing and Speech ...
THE BLADE/LORI KING
Barb and Jay Whitmore buy tickets from their niece Rebeka McIntosh, 12. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Barb and Jay Whitmore buy tickets from their niece Rebeka McIntosh, 12.
THE BLADE/LORI KING
Lynette Reichle and celeb waiter Pat Westendorf. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lynette Reichle and celeb waiter Pat Westendorf.
THE BLADE/LORI KING
University of Toledo's Dan Saevig. Enlarge | Buy This Photo University of Toledo's Dan Saevig.
THE BLADE/LORI KING
Celeb waiter Kurt Bruderly with wife Robin and their friends Dan and Cori Iova. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Celeb waiter Kurt Bruderly with wife Robin and their friends Dan and Cori Iova.
THE BLADE/LORI KING
Linda Johannsen, left, who recently received cochlear implants, and Pam Myers, executive director of the Toledo Hearing and Speech Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Linda Johannsen, left, who recently received cochlear implants, and Pam Myers, executive director of the Toledo Hearing and Speech Center....
THE BLADE/LORI KING
Celeb waiter Skip Perry, board member and past board president of the Toledo Hearing and Speech Center, takes a break with his friends. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Celeb waiter Skip Perry, board member and past board president of the Toledo Hearing and Speech Center, takes a break ...
THE BLADE/LORI KING


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