Local Rotary Club to host annual Mardi Gras fundraiser

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Rotary Club of Reno will host its annual Mardi Gras Fundraiser at the Reno Ballroom Tuesday night.

Revelers will experience the traditions and culture of Fat Tuesday celebrated all over the country. There will be food, drinks, and a silent auction.

Michelle Perry Roberts with the Rotary Club said, “Instead of going to New Orleans you can come to the Reno Events Center and help raise money for our local community.”

She said last year it raised $50,000 which helps local and international programs. This year the Rotary Club’s goal is to raise $80,000. “We have scholarship programs and we also have programs for seniors and for kids.”

Tickets are still available for purchase at the door for $75.

The party starts at 5:30 p.m.

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