Miles, Chancellor and Others to Represent LSU at Benefit
BATON ROUGE — Football coach Les Miles, women’s basketball coach Van Chancellor and athletic director Skip Bertman are among a handful of LSU coaches and administrators who will serve as waiters at the Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center Second Annual Celebrity Waiter Event on Wednesday night at Walk-on’s.
The dinner, which benefits the Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center, runs from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Walk-on’s on Burbank Drive. The cost of the gourmet, buffet-style meal is $75, which also includes drinks.
Tickets can be purchased at the door or can be ordered in advance online at www.batonrougecac.org or by calling (225) 343-1984.
Other celebrity waiters at the event include: General Ron Richard of the Tiger Athletic Foundation, gymnastics coach D-D Breaux, swimming and diving coach Adam Schmitt as well as the nine assistant football coaches.
In addition to the coaches, former LSU football players Matt Flynn, Craig Steltz, Patrick Fisher, Peter Dyakowski and Gant Petty are all scheduled to take part in the event.
There will also be both live and silent auctions at the event. Among the items being auctioned on Wednesday night include: 2 tickets to the LSU vs. Alabama football game, 4 tickets to Kathy Miles’ suite for the LSU vs. Appalachian State game, a football signed by Glenn Dorsey, and many more autographed items.
The Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center provides a child-friendly setting for the forensic interviews of children who have been abused. The center also provides on-going individual therapy to the child as well as giving supportive services to their non-offending caregivers, all at no cost to the family.