Mardi Gras 2022 Event Helps Three Local Agencies Feed Our Homeless Communities and Children |
COVINGTON, Ky., Dec 3 2021 / PRNewswire / – Mardi Gras for Homeless Children always brings a lot of people and excitement for this fabulous dining experience, and this year will mark the 31st Anniversary celebration of the year. The event will again be live at Northern Kentucky Congress center on 1st of Marchst, 2022. Mardi Gras proceeds go to three agencies in the region that provide essential care to homeless women and children. These are Bethany House Services, Brighton Center’s Homeward Bound and Welcome House, Inc. in Covington. Together, these agencies serve over 40,000 people in need in our community each year.
Pat O’Callaghan, president of the event, said: “It is imperative that we as a region come together again to support this fundraiser which has raised more than $ 2.16 million for homeless children. “When we hear that Cincinnati row 2sd in the nation with the number of homeless children, “said O’Callaghan,” what more must we say about the importance of another successful Mardi Gras which is known to feed so many homeless children. shelter from our region every year. “
Applications for the Mardi Gras poster competition were on display at the recent Mardi Gras sponsorship launch event. During this event, companies and other attendees purchased sponsorships for the upcoming event in March. Mercedes-Benz’s Fort Mitchell is the main sponsor of the 10e consecutive year. The event led by our Queen, Shelia gray of Local 12, our King, Scott sloan of 700 WLW, and our emcees Tiffany Potter and Jon Jon Curl of Kiss 107.1, helped kick off the 2022 event by raising $ 52,000 in sponsorship for the 1st of Marchst, 2022, event. Additionally, at this exclusive event, attendees voted for the winning poster to be used in advertising. Nominations were submitted by two local artists with the the winning design will soon be displayed at hundreds of restaurants and various Wyler automotive groups across the tri-state to promote ticket sales. This year’s winner is Hannah thiessen of Taylor Mill.
Don Paparella, Managing Director of Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell said, “I am here tonight to support this wonderful fundraiser for a very worthy cause. With me tonight is my wife and 4 year old daughter and when you hear about homelessness in our community I appreciate how lucky our family is and therefore able to give back to our community for this cause commendable. “
Mardi Gras features over 50 fantastic food and drink stalls provided by members of the Northern Kentucky Restaurant Association. A highlight of the upcoming celebration is a Royal Court parade featuring former Cincinnati Bengals runner Giovani bernard as Grand Marshal, Scott sloan and Sheila Gray as king and queen, with the Kentucky 2021 Beechwood Marching Band Class AA Championship and a chariot. Live and silent auctions offer a remarkable selection of items with incredible values. Additionally, the event features live music from Tickled Pink.
The Shrove Tuesday event from March 1 to Northern Kentucky Congress Center is 6.30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. VIP tickets are also available for purchase for early entry to 5:30 p.m.. What a great gift to give this holiday season and to help our region go hungry too. Act fast because this popular annual event can be sold out. For more information on how you can help, call 859-291-NKRA (6572) or visit us at www.mardigras2022.org.
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Covington, Kentucky 41011
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