Tickets Available for United Way’s Eighth Annual Red, White and Bayou

Tickets Available for United Way’s Eighth Annual Red, White and Bayou

Tickets are now available for United Way’s signature fundraising event, Red, White and Bayou. Support the local United Way’s impact on the community at this outdoors, casual dinner reflective of the southern coastal culture.

The event is set for Saturday, May 20th at the home of Ted and Gloria LaRoche in Murfreesboro, TN. A Premier Reception for sponsors at the $500 level and above will be held at 5:30 p.m. inside the home. An outdoor dinner will follow at 7:00 p.m. The Alley on Main is set to cater this year’s event with a menu consisting of Cajun and bayou inspired specialties.

Meagan Flippin, President and CEO for United Way, said, “Red, White and Bayou is set to be a fun, casual evening in a lovely setting while raising funds to support our local efforts in education, health, and financial stability. We are so thankful to the LaRoches for opening their home, and for our outstanding committee for planning such a memorable experience for our guests. We look forward to engaging with our supporters on May 20.”

Tickets are $75 each for dinner. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties to make an impact in the areas of education, health and financial stability. For tickets, please visit or text the keyword ‘BAYOU’ to 41444.   

The deadline to RSVP is May 12, 2017. For more information, contact Amy Painter at (615) 893-7303 ext. 105 or

Red, White and Bayou committee members include: Lori Sain Smith, James Calder, Scott Kimberly, Caroline Howell, Hannah Witherspoon, Bobby Smith, Pete Adams, Liz Rhea, Ashley Stearns, Carrie Beth Catron, Terry Schneider, Vicki Eastham, Amy Painter and Claire Oliver.



About United Way

United Way advances the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. United Way focuses on education, health and financial stability – the building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done through giving, advocating, and volunteering.

Mission Statement

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties improves lives by advancing opportunities for education, health and financial stability for all.

Vision Statement

To be the primary community solutions leader for human services.


The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is located at 3050 Medical Center Pkwy in Murfreesboro. For more information, please call (615) 893-7303 or visit