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Fund-raiser to honor Tait 'Obadiah' White

March 29th, 2013 10:05 am by staff report

Students of the ETSU Honors Scholars Program will hold a fund-raiser for Doe River Gorge in memory of Tait “Obadiah” White on Tuesday, April 2.

The public is invited to eat dinner from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday April 2, at Chick-fil-A, 3206 Peoples St., Johnson City.

Chick-fil-A will donate 20 percent of food purchases to Doe River Gorge honoring White’s memory.

White, a student at ETSU, died unexpectedly during the 2012 fall semester. Fellow students of the Honors Scholars program at ETSU organized this fund-raiser event to honor his memory.

The White family has designated all funds to be donated to Doe River Gorge Ministries where White served as a counselor and grounds keeper.

Monetary donations can be made directly to Doe River Gorge, P.O. Box 791, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37658 by way of cash, check or credit card.

To donate online go to, click “Make a Donation”, then select Designation:  Tait “Obadiah” White Memorial Fund.   

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