WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Weekly is teaming up Feb. 2 with Over the Falls and local celebrity citizens to raise money for Safe Space Inc., the area’s only nonprofit organization operating a 24-hour emergency shelter for battered women and their children.
From 5:30 to 8 p.m., Wake Forest Weekly staff, along with many others, will serve diners at Over the Falls, 419 Brooks St., Wake Forest, with all tips going to Safe Space.
Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling 919-570-8588. Diners without reservations can first walk down to Brooks Street Bowl and bowl a game or two while waiting, with proceeds going to Safe Space.
Shannon Clukey-Saharski, owner and operator of Youngsville’s Forget-Me-Not Photo Booth will also have her booth and props at Over the Falls for photos, will all proceeds being donated as well.
Guest servers include Sheryl Ritchie from Main Street Flooring, Lisa Hayes from the town of Wake Forest, Buddy Willis of B&W Hardware, Melissa Wolfe of Louisburg’s Union Bank, Mitzie Bissette of Wake Forest’s Grain Mill, Diane Mack of Esthetics by Caris, Lois Corso of Casey Services and Scott Graham of Wake Forest Police.
By popular demand, David Leone of The Wake Weekly will also be lending a hand along with Kathleen Jackson, and Todd and Clellie Allen.
In addition to dining, bowling or getting pictures made, folks can donate money, clothing and non-perishable food at The Wake Weekly office, 229 E. Owen Ave., Wake Forest, through Feb. 2.
For more information about Safe Space, Inc., and their services, see ncsafespace.org.
— Clellie Allen, firstname.lastname@example.org