10/01/10 — Shriners heating up their fryers at Herman Park today

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Shriners heating up their fryers at Herman Park today

By From staff reports
Published in News on October 1, 2010 1:46 PM

People have the opportunity to enjoy a plate of fried fish while helping support the Shriners' Hospitals for Children during the Wayne Shrine Club's fall fish fry being held this morning and evening in Mount Olive and Goldsboro.

The Goldsboro location will be at Herman Park. Eat-in plates only will be available at the Herman Park Center. There will be a drive-thru as well. The cost will be $7 for a plate of fish, slaw, salad and hush puppies. A bake sale will be held in Goldsboro, too.

In Mount Olive, the sale will located at the vacant lot next to Roberts Machine Shop on N.C. 55.

Plates will be sold at all three locations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit the Shriners' Hospitals.

The first Shriners' Hospital opened in 1928 in Shreveport, La. There are currently 22 hospitals in North America offering free treatment for children. Orthopedic, burns and cleft palates are the main areas Shriners' Hospitals work with.

Currently, 30 Wayne County children are in the program.

For more information about the hospital program, contact Wayne Shriners Tom Ferrell at 919- 223-2301 or George Raecher at 919- 394-3379 or 778-4124.