The Mathews High School After Prom Committee has several fundraisers on the horizon, starting with a Waiters’ Night event from noon-7 p.m. Sunday at Sandpiper Reef Restaurant, Hallieford, according to committee co-chairperson Pam Harrington.
Guest waiters will be serving diners and a full slate of entertainment is planned: noon-1 p.m., Mathews High School strings band; 1-3 p.m., Robert and Robin Thompson; 4-5 p.m., the Now and Then Band, and 5-7 p.m., David Shuber.
Specials and children’s menu will be available. All tips will go to support the MHS After Prom Party. Reservations are suggested; call the restaurant at 725-3331.
MHS will host its Power Puff Volleyball Tournament on Friday, Feb. 28, starting at 6 p.m. Each class (freshman, sophomore, junior and senior) will have a team of boys who will compete against one another. The winner of the juniors/seniors game will face the MHS girls’ volleyball team. Admission is $5 and there will be a concession stand.
Throughout February, MHS students will sell Mixed Bag Designs, selling reusable bags, backpacks and other items, with a portion of the proceeds going for after-prom activities. For more information, visit www.mixedbagdesigns.com.
On Thursday, March 13, several other Mathews County businesses—Lynne’s Family Restaurant, Richardson’s Café, Mi Casa Azteca and the Seabreeze Restaurant—will hold their Waiters’ Nights. Tips collected that night will go to the MHS After Prom.
The MHS After Prom Party will be held at the school on Saturday, April 12 (until the early morning of April 13), providing students with fun activities in a safe, drug- and alcohol-free environment following the school’s prom.