Route 66 Theme Planned for Men Who Cook Tonight
By WestKyStar Staff
PADUCAH, KY - The Purchase Area Sexual Assault & Child Advocacy Center's 8th annual Men Who Cook fundraiser is tonight at the Julian Carroll Convention Center. Men Who Cook assembles 50 chefs, tons of fabulous food, lots of fun and unparalleled entertainment- and all for one fantastic cause. This year's signature event sponsor is Wagner Wine & Spirits!
Men Who Cook features local celebrity chefs, made up of elected officials, community and business leaders and those from the political arena, cooking up flavorful fare. Attendees will be invited to peruse among the themed tables and sample some of the best gourmet fare you've ever seen assembled under one roof!
New this year is a Route 66 theme complete with live music and entertainment provided by The Solid Rock'it Boosters, Soul Dog, River Renaissance and Paducah Improv Group.
It all starts at 6 pm featuring great food, festive drinks, and live local entertainment - all benefiting PASAC's mission to provide support and to promote healing to individuals affected by sexual violence. Tickets are just $35. Beer and wine can be purchased from a cash bar.
Contact PASAC at 270-534-4422 or 1-800-928-7273 for purchase tickets and obtain additional event information.
The Purchase Area Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center (PASAC) is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization that has been providing direct services to victims of crimes since 1989. As the regionally designated rape crisis center and child advocacy center by the state of Kentucky's Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the Center serves the eight county Purchase Region of western Kentucky by providing free and confidential aid to all ages of victims of sexual crimes.
PASAC's mission is to provide support and to promote healing to individuals affected by sexual violence. The phases of support for victims of sexual crimes by providing a 24-hour crisis line, medical and legal advocacy, and evidenced-based clinical services. In addition, staff work collaboratively with community partners to ensure consultation and referral services are adequate to meet the comprehensive needs of our clients. We participate in all regional Multi-Disciplinary Teams and assist with the facilitation of meetings and case management services. This systems-level advocacy allows PASAC to do its part in ensuring a comprehensive response to child sexual abuse and sexual assault. Finally, the Center's staff, board members, and volunteers also pledge to work to prevent violence within our communities through education and specialized training.