The newly formed Lawrence Annual Charity Roast will conduct its first roasting event at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Alvamar Country Club, 1809 Crossgate Drive.
The event will roast outgoing Lawrence Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman John Ross, who is celebrating five years of being cancer free. All proceeds from the event will go to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Center, where Ross was treated.
Tickets for the event are $10, which will include drinks, and can be purchased by calling Adam Handshy, 865-4411, or purchased at Alvamar.
For more information, call J. Taylor at 842-7767. For more information about the Annual Charity Roast, visit facebook.com/lawrencecharityroast.