Saturday’s 100 Men Who Cook Event raised over 66-thousand dollars for Generations Meals on Wheels Program.
Laura Holscher, Executive Director for Generations says the Meals on Wheels Program has been affected by Federal Cutbacks. She says last year they served over 172-thousand meals to elderly clients who are homebound in a six county county area which includes Knox, Daviess, Pike, Martin, Greene and Dubois Counties.
The event was sponsored by Old National Bank in conjuction with Duke Energy, Good Samaritan Hospital and Vincennes University.
Good Samaritan Hospital’s Fred England was the winner of the Golden Spatula Award. He brought in the most tips among the chef’s participating in the event held at Vincennes University’s Green Activities Center.
The 100 Men who Cook prepared their own unique food which those purchasing tickets were able to sample. V-U President Chuck Johnson, Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum and WVUB’s own Kevin Watson were among the celebrity chefs taking part in the fund-raiser.