Mardi Gras event to honor leaders helping Hispanics
Costume optional party to be held at Paso Robles Ballroom
–The Hispanic Business Association will award three honorees who have served the Hispanic communities on the Central Coast with a costume-optional party held in the ballroom at the Paso Robles Inn on Tuesday, Feb. 9 , from 6-9 p.m. with a kick-off Mardi Gras march commencing in the park at the corner of Spring and 11th streets at 5:30 p.m. This party will also serve to raise funds for youth scholarships. Tax deductible proceeds go to benefit North County high school graduates
The three honorees, are: Mark Corella of Wells Fargo Bank, James Brescia of San Luis Obispo County Schools, and Carl Hansen of the San Luis Obispo County Food Bank.
The cost of tickets will be $50 per person, $75 per couple and $400 per sponsorship table. Tickets for the event will be offered at various locations throughout the county. Anyone interested in purchasing tickets and /or contribute to the silent auction may contact Richard Benitez at (805) 238-2735 or Maria Elena Garcia at (805) 835-7900.