Event raises money for victims of sexual abuse

By: Paige Quiggins Email
By: Paige Quiggins Email

Many folks gathered at the Hazard Applebee's for a great cause.

The 7th annual “Celebrity Server Night” was a big hit. Community leaders got to serve the food and then give their tips to a good cause.

The event raised money for the care cottage, a non profit organization that helps child victims of sexual abuse.

“Most of the times we just get the chance to arrest the bad guy, so this gives us a chance to help the victims out. and just kind of slow things down a bit and we don't have to focus on the bad guy,” said Eugene Slone of the Letcher County Sheriff’s Office.
“This is just a part that we can help bring some funds to the Care Cottage.”

Slone said they are happy to have organizations available to provide counseling to children who are victims.

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