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Cookies and Cocktails Apr. 5--benefits Girl Scouts

It's that time of year again. Or to be more precise, it's that time of year a second time. The Girl Scouts had so much fun with last year's adults-only Cookies & Cocktails fundraiser they'll do it again, Apr. 5. Here is the complete story from the press release:

Chefs create delectable dishes inspired by Girl Scout cookies

(Knoxville, Tenn.) March 21, 2013: Girl Scout Cookies are the stars, but who will be the champion? That will be decided when professional chefs put a new spin on Girl Scout cookies to create savory appetizers and sweet desserts never before tasted.

The second annual "Cookies & Cocktails" is Friday, April 5 at the Lighthouse of Knoxville (6800 Baum Drive) from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Bring your friends and colleagues to this unique gathering to enjoy cookie creations, plus cocktails and live music from the Old City Buskers.

Chefs from Magpies, The Plaid Apron, Knoxville Catering, The Crown and Goose, Tupelo Honey Cafe, Season's Cafe, Holly's Eventful Dining, and Chez Liberty will create culinary masterpieces.

WATE-TV news anchor Lori Tucker will be the master of ceremonies. Celebrity judges are UT Women's Athletic Director Emeritus Joan Cronan, WATE-TV news reporter Tearsa Smith, and WDVX radio personality Red Hickey.

 "We're very excited for 'Cookies & Cocktails' this year," said Booth Kammann, CEO of the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA). "This adult celebration of the Girl Scout Cookie Program was so much fun last year, and the chef line-up is outstanding this year. We hope adults in the Knoxville area will join us for a great evening, in support of a great cause."

Tickets are $50 per person. Attendees must be at least 21 years old. All proceeds benefit area Girl Scouts. Tickets may be purchased online at girlscoutcsa.org. Space is limited and the event is expected to sell out. Call 1-800-474-1912 for more information. 

"Cookies & Cocktails" is sponsored by First Tennessee Foundation, Wells Fargo, NAI Knoxville, and PMG Benefits Consulting.

About The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians...
The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians is headquartered in Knoxville and serves nearly 20,000 girls and adult members from North Georgia, through all of East Tennessee, and into Southwest Virginia. The Girl Scout Mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Financial assistance is available to ensure that every girl who wants to be a Girl Scout has the opportunity to join this vibrant organization.

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Rose Kennedy covers the Knoxville foodie scene with small discoveries, new openings, rumors, and tastings.