Altrusa soup, cornbread fundraiser is Jan. 22

Dec 18, 2012

The Altrusa Club of Waynesville will be hosting the 16th Annual Soup and Cornbread Benefit Scholarship Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the First United Methodist Church, 566 S. Haywood St., in Waynesville. The lunch or dinner will include homemade soup (vegetable or potato), fresh cornbread, a beverage and a choice of homemade dessert. 
Advance or at the door tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. The meals are available for take-out or eat in. Individuals or businesses may pre-order to-go meals for a scheduled time by faxing in a pre-order form from - Soup & Cornbread

Altrusa International of Waynesville is part of an international organization.  Founded in 1917, Altrusa is a volunteer service organization of business and professional leaders, dedicated to improving their communities by personal service.  Last year, Altrusans proudly gave over a million volunteer hours around the world, including clubs in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, England, Bermuda, Ireland, India, Scotland, New Zealand and Russia.

Since 1991, more than $90,000 in scholarship funds have been raised by the Waynesville Altrusa organization, primarily through the club’s annual “Soup and Cornbread Scholarship fundraiser” held each January in Waynesville, serving 1,000-plus meals for lunch and dinner.   For more information, visit or call 734-1307.