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BARL Celebrity Dinner and Auction

DAILY LEADER / RACHEL EIDE / Mary Hopson looks over the silent auction items at the Brookhaven Animal Rescue League Celebrity Dinner and Auction Monday night at the Lincoln Civic Center.

In addition to the silent and live auctions Monday night at the BARL fund raiser , local business persons, professionals and officials dressed up for the evening as "celebrities" to help with the dinner service and to earn tips for BARL. Among the "celebrity" wait persons were characters from the TV show, "Duck Dynasty," portrayed by (from left) Mayor Joe Cox, Samantha Melancon, Patsy Walker, Brenda Smith, Cindy Smith and Holly Slay.

In addition to the silent and live auctions Monday night at the BARL fund raiser, local business persons, professionals and officials dressed up for the evening as “celebrities” to help with the dinner service and to earn tips for BARL. Among the “celebrity” wait persons were characters from the TV show, “Duck Dynasty,” portrayed by (from left) Mayor Joe Cox, Samantha Melancon, Patsy Walker, Brenda Smith, Cindy Smith and Holly Slay.

Dr. Ray Montalvo (third from left) and David Culpepper (fourth from left) of King's Daughters Medical Center are assisted as celebrity waiters at the BARL fund raiser Monday by Andie Netherland, Audry Montalvo and Katie Culpepper.

Dr. Ray Montalvo (third from left) and David Culpepper (fourth from left) of King’s Daughters Medical Center are assisted as celebrity waiters at the BARL fund raiser Monday by Andie Netherland, Audry Montalvo and Katie Culpepper.

Dr. Ryan Case and wife Wendi and children, Olivia and Corey Case, portray the adult and child-age versions of the Star Wars characters at the BARL event.

Dr. Ryan Case and wife Wendi and children, Olivia and Corey Case, portray the adult and child-age versions of the Star Wars characters at the BARL event.

Tim Slay and daughters Abby and Ellie Slay look over the silent auction items Monday night.

Tim Slay and daughters Abby and Ellie Slay look over the silent auction items Monday night.

Katherine Bumgarner (from left) and Norma Hill pause from browsing the silent auction items.

Katherine Bumgarner (from left) and Norma Hill pause from browsing the silent auction items.