2015 Lobster Fest Benefits Safe Harbor

King’s Daughters Medical Center presents Safe Harbor’s 8th Annual Lobster Fest 2015

lobster festA capacity crowd of almost 400 attended the seventh annual Lob- ster Fest to benefit Safe Harbor.

The annual fundraiser was Saturday, Aug. 15, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Bellefonte Country Club. It was sponsored by Safe Harbor and the Boyd County Medical Alliance. The Lobster Fest Committee was chaired for the eighth year by Susan Fried.

The master of ceremonies was Howard Harrison, with music provided by The Bad Habits Band.

For the first time, this year’s Lobster Fest had an overall event sponsor, King’s Daughters Medical Center, donated by Jerry and Annie Mansbach in honor of the care their children received at the facility.

Among the evening’s events was a gem scoop sponsored by Pollock’s Jewelers, silent and live auctions with items ranging from a limousine tour of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to a Louis Vuitton purse. Through the evening and after the meal, there was dancing on the outdoor dance floor.

All proceeds benefit the work of Safe Harbor to assist victims of domestic violence through-
out the FIVCO area of Boyd, Greenup, Carter, Elliott and Lawrence counties.

In addition to the overall event sponsor, other sponsors included:

Lighthouse: $5,000
. Marathon Petroleum
. Pollock’s Jewelers
. Chuck Williams Limousines

Sail Boat: $2,500
. Ageless Aesthetics
. Clark’s Pump ‘N’ Shop
. Kentucky Farmers Bank
. King’s Daughters Medical Center
. Jade Maddox/Counselor’s Cottage
. Marathon Marine
. McGinnis, Inc.
. Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
. Dr. Laura Reese
. Retina Associates of Kentucky
. Tri-State Ophthalmology

Row Boat: $1,000
. Ashland Center for Women’s Health
. Brace Yourself Orthodontics/Dr. Jay Parekh
. Christie Cruise and Travel Masters
. City National Bank
. Community Trust Bank
. Passport Health Plan
. Dr. Charles and Dottie Rhodes
. Town Square Bank

Canoe: $500
. All About Animals
. Ashland Community and Technical College
. Big Sandy SuperStore
. Dr. Jack and Vicky Borders
. Boyd County Medical Society
. Diane and Eugene Clement
. Judge Bob Conley
. Bruce Davis and Dr. Lisa Cain
. Dr. Bob and Susan Fried
. Dr. Kurt and Carla Jaenicke
. Dr. Kelsey and Valerie James
. Dr. Jennifer and Brian Listerman
. Dr. Jeff and Kelly Lopez
. McMeans Pharmacy
. David and Tina Mussetter
. Phillips Body Shop
. Dr. Evan Mussetter
. St. Paul Lutheran Church/Christ’s Kids
. Ross Realty
. Dr. Vincent Scarpinato and Eric Armstrong
. Drs. Jamie and Lauren Schweickart
. Second Hand Rose
. Drs. Don and Nancy Swikert
. Marty Torgrimson/Wells Fargo Advisors
. Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary

In addition to Mrs. Fried, members of this year’s Lobster Fest Committee included Lois Alcorn, Vicky Borders, Alison Christie, Lynn Couchot, Bruce Davis, Tina Dotson, Clayton Hill, Lisa Justice, Rev. Mark Kloha, Heather Perkins, Matt Perkins, Heather Van Deren and Kelley Wheeler..

Members of Safe Harbor’s Board of Directors are Susan Fried, president; Ed Harrison, vice president; Mike Robinson, treasurer; Lynn Couchot, secretary; Alison Christie, Bruce Davis, Pam Fultz, Rev. Mark Kloha, Tina Mussetter, Dr. Laura Reese, Marty Vannatter and Angela Wells-Coburn.

Ann Perkins is the executive director of Safe Harbor.

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