Fat Tuesday benefit at Lot 10 for United Way

The fourth annual United Way of Tompkins County (UWTC) Fat Tuesday fundraiser will be held at Lot 10 Bar and Lounge, Feb. 28, 5-8 p.m. Live music will feature Casey Max & The DixieKats; also featured will be celebrity bartenders, a silent auction, Luna Inspired Street Food and drink specials.

City of Ithaca Mayor Myrick will be a celebrity bartender, serving up creative cocktails alongside Joe Mareane, county administrator and 2016-17 UWTC Community Campaign chair; WENY Anchor Leanne DeRosa; WHCU Morning Newswatch host Lee Rayburn; Z95.5’s The Morning Buzz host Gabe Carrillo; and UWTC President James Brown.

All of the proceeds from the celebrity bartender tips, silent auction and donations at the door will benefit UWTC's Community Campaign. This campaign currently supports 144 programs and services across the local community, strengthening lives through a focus on improving education, financial stability and health.

Lot 10 is located at 106 South Cayuga St. in Ithaca. The event is supported by Tompkins Connect and more than a dozen local businesses.