Meals on Wheels Announces 40th Anniversary Celebration Banquet
August 5, 2013 (TYLER, TX) – Meals on Wheels Ministry announced plans for its upcoming 40th Anniversary Celebration Banquet, slated for Tuesday, October 1, 2013. The event will take place at CrossWalk Conference Center located at 1607 Troup Highway in Tyler, Texas from 11:30 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. Tickets at $35 each, and sponsorships are available.
“Our annual banquet raises critical funding that goes directly to pay for hot, home-delivered meals for our over 3,200 homebound senior and disabled clients across our six-county service area,” said Meals on Wheels Ministry President and CEO, Mike Powell. “This year, we are especially proud to celebrate 40 years of service to our community, during which time we have served over 15 million meals to our neighbors in need.”
The event will include buffet lunch, silent auction, live music and a program featuring author, former pastor, former Dean of George W. Truett Theological Seminary, and community leader Dr. Paul Powell. The 2013 Meals on Wheels Volunteer of the Year will be recognized during the event which will also feature a silent auction, buffet lunch, live music, a special video presentation, and more.
Event and sponsorship information is available at www.mowmet.org or by calling Zoe Lawhorn at 903-525-0906. Meals on Wheels Ministry currently serves over 3,200 seniors and homebound individuals in 30 communities across six counties including Gregg, Henderson, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood counties. Meals on Wheels Ministry is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing good nutritious meals, daily contacts, and other support services that enable senior citizens and disabled persons to remain independent and living in their own homes as long as possible. More information on client services, volunteer opportunities and much more may be found online at www.mealsonwheelseasttexas.org.