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Kevin Carter and Jay DeMarcus Held their Annual Celebrity Waiters Dinner and Official After-Party "Jammin' with Jay DeMarcus & Friends"
NASHVILLE, TN ---April 26, 2018-NFLveteran and Super Bowl ChampionKevin Carterand co-hostJay DeMarcusofRascal Flattsheld their17thAnnual Waiting for Wishes Celebrity Waiters Dinnerat The Palm Restaurant onTuesday, April 24, 2018. The sold-out event raised an estimated$150,000forThe Kevin Carter FoundationandMake-A-Wish®Middle Tennessee.The event has become Nashville's premier celebrity event, making national news, raising more than $2.2 million for charity since its inception in 2002.
Kevin Carter, Make-A-Wish Ambassador Kayden, Jay DeMarcus
The sold-out celebrity event was an exclusive, VIP evening where Carter and DeMarcus invited an eclectic mix of celebrities from all over the country to take over The Palm as servers before they headed over toWhiskey Rowfor theOfficial After-Party -Jammin' with Jay DeMarcus & Friends.The event, presented byThe Campbell Family FoundationandHCA, continues to be one of the most unique celebrity events in the country and is considered a "must attend" event for patrons and participants alike. Nearly fifty celebrities joined in to wait tables, sign autographs and perform at the after-party.
This year's cast of unexpected celebrities includedFox News Channel's Dana Perino and Jesse Watters, the Chrisley Family from USA Network Chrisley Knows Best as well as sports icons like U.S. Olympians Matt Hamilton (Curlers), Kendall Coyne and Lee Stecklein (Women's Hockey) and Lloyd Eisler (Ice Skating), NFL stars Jared Allen, Cris Collinsworth and Marcus Mariota, UFC/MMA Champions Randy Couture and Tito Ortizas well as music stars likeHunter Hayesjust to name a few.
In 2012 "Waiting for Wishes" expanded to include an Official After-Party - "Jammin' with Jay DeMarcus & Friends."The informal jam session is an opportunity to create incredible "Only in Nashville" type moments on stage with SiriusXM'sStorme Warrenserving as emcee. This year was no different as a unique group of musicians jumped on stage withJay DeMarcus to include band member Joe Don Rooney (Rascal Flatts), Tommy Thayer (KISS), Jason Scheff (Chicago), Jason Fitz (formerly with The Band Perry) and country artists Halfway to Hazard and Jillian Cardarelli.
Jason Fitz, Yankton, Jason Scheff and Jay DeMarcus
"I am again so grateful to be able to continue to host this event in Nashville," said Kevin Carter. "I'm thankful to my co-host Jay DeMarcus and the unbelievable celebrities that show up to wait tables for our patrons each year. I am humbled when I think about how many wishes we've been able to grant for children with life-threatening illnesses through our fundraising efforts and this event for the past sixteen years and now adding more funds to continue to provide hope."
The event is sponsored byThe Campbell Family Foundation, HCA, The Band Foundation, Aon, PAR, Tennessee Titans, The Hilton Downtown Nashville, Empire Distributors, DET Distributing, Donatos Pizza, Trattoria IL Mulino, Nashville Lifestyles, RJ Young, The Palm, Matchless Transportation, Whiskey Row, Ego Design, Lipman, Jewelbox and Tito's Vodka.
More About The Kevin Carter Foundation Kevin and Shima Carter founded The Kevin Carter Foundation to enrich the lives of children focusing on youth and character development. Carter often quotes his father's saying, "To whom much is given, much is expected," and admits he tries to live by that today. For more information, visitwww.Kevin-Carter.comor go to the foundation's Facebook page atwww.facebook.com/waitingforwishes.
The Kevin Carter Foundation will make a donation toMake-A-Wish®Middle Tennessee, the primary beneficiary of "Waiting for Wishes" with the proceeds of the event. Make-A-Wish®Middle Tennesseegrants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.www.middletennessee.wish.org
Kevin Carter to Host Mercedes-Benz of Music City Dealer Championship Golf Tournament Tournament to be held on Monday, September 17, 2018 at Hillwood Country Club NFL veteran, Super Bowl Champion and CBS Sports Network College Football Analyst, Kevin Carter to host the Mercedes-Benz of Music City Dealer Championship golf tournament at Hillwood Country Club on Monday, September 17th with registration at 10:00 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 11:00 a.m. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Kevin Carter Foundation and Make A Wish Middle Tennessee, which raises funds to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. In addition, Carter will make his debut this season with CBS Sports Network as an in-studio College Football Analyst starting this Saturday, August 25 at 7:30 PM EST for the Hawaii vs. Colorado State game. “I continue to be humbled by the incredible generosity and support the Nashville community has shown me for nearly 20 ye
On November 16 we kicked off our 2019 Run For Rescue with the PEDIGREE Foundation! Special Guest Speaker, CBS Sports Analyst Kevin Carter, helped design a unique Dogs Rule t-shirt with Hip Hues. Hip Hues came out to the Run for Rescue Kick-Off to live-screen t-shirts. Carter also encouraged the crowd to get race ready with Fleet Feet Nashville. Forty-five runners registered for the race, which is a start to reaching the goal of raising $40,000 for dogs in need! The St. Patrick's Music City Race is on March 16th, 2019. The PEDIGREE Foundation is the official charity beneficiary while Mars Petcare is the presenting sponsor at this event. Kevin Carter making his custom Hip Hues screen-printed t-shirt
Country Artist Ryan Weaver Set to Perform Halftime Show During Duke vs. Army College Football Game Country Artist and Combat Veteran Ryan Weaver will Make History as the Duke Blue Devil's Kick Off their Season at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, NC on Friday, August 31 Country music artist and U.S. Army combat veteran Ryan Weaver is set to perform a special halftime show during the home opener for Duke University during the Duke Blue Devils vs. Army Black Knights NCAA football game tomorrow , Friday, August 31 at W allace Wade Stadium. Weaver's performance will be the first live act in history for a Duke University halftime show outside the university band or university-related music. "I'm honored to be the first non-university live performance at a Duke University halftime show," said Ryan Weaver. "I love college football and I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to perform my original music like 'That's What America Means to Me