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Taste of the Town is Saturday night

The tempting smells of gumbo, cornbread and grilled chicken wings will waft from the rafters of Grady Cultural Center Saturday evening during Cairo’s Taste of the Town. The benefit for Grady General Support League offers up an opportunity to nibble on goodies created by local commercial and home cooks, including Grady County Tax Commissioner Barbara Darus and Grady County Board of Education member Laura Register.
Other home cooks serving up tasty temptations include Louise Anderson, Teresa Brown, Teresa Carpenter, Kelly Hawthorne, Christina Isaac, Stacy Munford, Jean Pogue, Shan Sigler, Terry and Jimmy Williams, and hospital staff from various departments.
Commercial participants include Center Drugs, Delicious Delights, Grady General Hospital/Morrison’s, Linda Reagan of GRITS “A Southern Experience,” Telisa Powell of Neets’s Catering Service.
Tickets are $20 each and are for sale at Cairo Eye Care, Capital City Bank, Center Drugs, Richter & Company, United National Bank, Cairo-Grady County Chamber of Commerce, Grady General Hospital and from members of the Grady General Support League board of directors.
Sponsors of the evening are Bannister Electric; Dr. Lumis and Helen Brown; Todd Butler; Cairo Eye Care; Cairo Medical Care, LLC; Cairo Physical Therapy; Capital City Bank; CNS; Pam Forrester; Gainous Well Drilling; GGH Morrison’s; Carol and Tom Lehman; South Georgia Outdoors; South Georgia Tractor; Tenewitz Farms; Triple L. Timber; and Teresa and Richard VanLandingham.
Taste of the Town donors are: Rick Burnham; City of Cairo(trash cans)/Pat Mitchell; Center Drugs/Drew Pyrz; Coca-Cola/Scott Brinson; Pam Forrester; Felicia Hunter; ”Just Us” band/Bobby Newmons; Lavish Celebrations/Jenny Law and Gayle Martin; Myron Jones Farm; Pepsi/Steve Regan; Polarmatic Ice/Charles Renaud; Phyllis VanLandingham; and The Cairo Messenger.
Proceeds from Taste of the Town will go toward the purchase of 10 orthopedic patient chairs for patient’s rooms at Grady General Hospital. The chairs, costing $31,670, will be used to provide comfort for patients and assist a speedier recovery by decreasing their risk of developing other complications.

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