Cooking for a cause

The 1st Annual Nate DeTample Scholarship Fundraiser, featuring a special cooking class by Chef Eben Copple, will take place at the Yardley Inn on Tuesday, September 13, 2011. The cooking class is organized in the memory of Army Pfc. Nathaniel E. DeTample, Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Nate DeTample worked hard at everything in life. He was a wrestling letterman and achieved the esteemed Eagle Scout rank. Between his junior and senior years of high school, Nate completed his Army basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He then graduated from Pennsbury High School in 2004 and continued his studies at Shippensburg University where he decided to pursue Criminal Justice. His goal was to make the world a safer place.

During his second semester of college, Nate was called to go to Iraq with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He was killed in action outside of Bayji, Iraq on August 9, 2005. Nate DeTample is remembered as a loving and kind young man who always had a smile on his face. He served our country with a smile.

The cooking class and meal will include seasonal pasta dishes like shrimp malfatti. Guests will also enjoy a complimentary glass of wine. In honor of Army Pfc. Nathaniel E. DeTample, Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, all proceeds will be donated to the Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation’s Endowed Namesake Scholarship for Nate DeTample.

The cost to attend is $35 per person (checks payable to Nate DeTample Scholarship Fund). Please make your reservations today to support this great cause. To make your reservations, call 215.493.3800 or visit the Yardley Inn website to make your reservations online.

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