Take the Cake! Thank You Grand Ave!
Grand Avenue Presents:
“TAKE THE CAKE”
To support the DUI Court Foundation of Williamson County
Help us help our families be safe.
APRIL 4, 2013
THE RED HOUSE | 138 3rd Ave | Franklin, TN
$30 / Person
Online ticket sales have ended. If you have questions or would like to attend, please call 615-500-1234.
A classy, fun-filled and sweet-tasting evening to benefit the DUI Court Foundation of Williamson County, helping to change lives and create safer roads for our community.
~ Savor hors ‘devours by Chef Penelope Catering
~ Sip our DUI Free Blend of Coffee in which you will also receive a nice DUI coffee mug and DUI Free Blend Coffee to take home with you.
~ Revel in a lively auction by Celebrity Auctioneer, John Kunkle, from hit reality show “Container Wars.”
SILENT & LIVE AUCTIONS INCLUDE:
~ DECADENT CAKES by Artisan & Award-Winning Bakers
~ TRIP to Le Cordon Bleu Paris
~ And, More FABULOUS Items!
OUR CELEBRITY AUCTIONEER: JOHN KUNKLE from “Container Wars”
John Kunkle is an old hand Auctioneer, calling bids since graduating from the Missouri Auction School in 1979. A local celebrity in his hometown of Long Beach, California where he started his passion of raising funds with a group of friends that were reaching out to victims of domestic violence. In the years that followed, John kept his skill sharpened with voice over and radio commercial opportunities, calling antique auctions, classic car auctions, municipal auctions, performing as master of ceremonies for beauty pageants, grand openings, announcing car racing events and parades and most recently, selected as auctioneer on the new hit series, “Container Wars” Sunday nights on the TruTV network.
NEW MASTER OF CEREMONIES: JAKE SPECK, Broadway Actor, Founder of Studio Tenn Theatre Company
Jake moved back to his hometown of Nashville in 2010 after completing a 2 year run on Broadway in the multiple Tony Award winning musical Jersey Boys. Most recently Jake made his Studio Tenn debut as Juror #8 in Twelve Angry Men and has continued shooting his recurring role as Steve on the ABC series Nashville.
FORMER MASTER OF CEREMONIES: JOHN SCHUCK, Star Of Stage, Screen and TV
Our own Board Member, John Schuck, is going to Broadway! John Schuck has been hired to co-star in “Nice Work If You Can Get It” with Matthew Broderick. He will be replaced as the evenings host by Broadway Actor, Jake Speck and Founder of Franklin’s Studio Tenn.
John has been an actor for over fifty years!! He is best known as Sgt. Enright from MCMILLIAN AND WIFE, with Rock Hudson. Broadway knows him as Daddy Warbucks in ANNIE and Buffalo Bill in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN with Reba McEntire. He appeared with Reba again in the Carnegie Hall production of South Pacific. Most recently John starred as Captain Boyle in JUNO at City Center Encores. In London he costarred with Charlton Heston in THE CAINE MUTINY. Movies range from Painless in M*A*S*H to Woody Allen’s THE CURSE OF THE JADE SCORPION. Recent TV appearances include ZEKE&LUTHER, LAW & ORDER SVU, NYPD BLUE and LAW & ORDER. John is married to the well known artist Harrison Houle.They live in Franklin and are enjoying their new lives in this very special town!
MUSIC BY THE HAM FAMILY BAND
The Hams have an eclectic mix of Country, Blue Grass and a little bit of soul. This is a multi-talented father and sons act with banjo, fiddle, mandolin, bass, guitars and wonderful family harmonies. They also write most of their own music.
For more information and to purchase tickets, please call Ann Johnson at 615-500-1234
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS & FRIENDS
Our Premier Sponsor:
Cake, Auction Item & Other Supporters:
Blue Moon Farm Inn
Cork & Cow
Virginia Story, Attorney At Law
John Milazo, Attorney At Law
Mary Pearce For the Heritage Foundation
June McHenry For 21st Drug Court
Anna Claire’s Cupcakes
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