Photo: Wiregrass Corks and Forks and reverse raffle top prize winner of $5,000 was Mike and Teresa Gudely. Mike is pictured with Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements. The money raised at the fundraising event will benefit student scholarships and program assistance.
VALDOSTA – The Corks and Forks fundraiser event raised $9,000 to provide Wiregrass student scholarships and program assistance.
The popular Corks and Forks fundraiser event was held for the first time on the Wiregrass Campus, Thursday, November 3. The event raised $9,000 that will provide student scholarships and program assistance for the College. Guests sampled gourmet food from a great lineup of local chefs: Chef Big Nick Harden with Big Nick’s BBQ, Soul Food, and Wings; Chef Mitchell Pitts and Hunter Wills with Wiregrass Culinary Arts; Stanley Cox owner of 306 North and Covington’s; Keith and Ashley Sirmans of Jack’s Chophouse; and Chef Mikki Hudson with Jessie’s Restaurant and Catering. Each small plate was paired with wine for guests to enjoy. Guests who purchased tickets were placed in a Reverse Raffle for $5,000. Mike and Teresa Gudely were the winners of the Reverse Raffle. Runner-up prizes included a half-day fishing trip from Live Oak Plantation in Adel, Georgia, and a Steel’s Jewelry $1,000 certificate
For more information on how you can support the Wiregrass Foundation South, contact Crissy Staley at 229-333-2124 or visit Wiregrass.edu.