FLORENCE – Last Thursday, Regency Square Mall’s concourse was turned into a gourmet, police chow hall as a dozen cooking teams from Law Enforcement and community agencies presented their best dishes for the public. Music was presented by a band of officers and friends of Law Enforcement, including The Quad-Cities Daily’s pal, Nick Franks, of On The Rocks. The band was called, “Port, Beans and Franks”. Go figure.
The aptly named evening, Cooking For Justice, is the largest fundraiser for CrimeStoppers. Through Shoals Area Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tip line (256-386-8685), which is available 24 hours a day 7 days, information is received and if it leads to an arrest, the caller may be eligible for a reward up to $1000.00. The “Tip Money” is supported through various fundraisers and donations from the community, allowing Shoals Area Crime Stoppers to keep the program running, and continue their fight against crime.
The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to capture the night in pictures. The photos are 4×6 in size and are suitable for printing on any good photo printer, or they may be downloaded and taken to a photo kiosk. Please remember that they are for NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY.
Photos by Sheri Wiggins.
Our friends at The Shoals Chamber of Commerce had a great recipe (borrowed from Randy Pettus) for “Spicy Ranch Chicken Kickers” We thought we’d put it here in case you want to try it!