On the Wednesday edition of The Chad Hasty Show, Lisa Gilliland from Meals on Wheels talked with Chad Hasty about their upcoming annual fundraiser.

The 15th Annual Mardi Gras celebration benefiting Meals on Wheels will take place at the Civic Center next month. Gilliland said the event is their biggest fundraiser of the year, and this year, they have more participants than ever. 39 different restaurants, including newcomers Alamo Drafthouse, Manna Bread and Wine and Nothing Bundt Cakes, will be present at the event to offer samples of their food. The event will also feature live jazz music and dancing, a kids area, and a silent auction.

Mardi Gras 2014 will take place Tuesday, March 4th, from 5:30 PM to 9 PM at the Lubbock Civic Center Exhibit Hall. Tickets are $35 for adults and $10 for kids, and will also be available at the door for $40.

To purchase tickets to the Mardi Gras event, call Meals on Wheels 806-792-7971, or visit their offices at 2304 34th Street. More information on Meals on Wheels and the event can also be found their website, lubbockmealsonwheels.org.

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The Chad Hasty Show airs weekday mornings from 8:30 AM to 11 AM on NewsTalk 790 KFYO and online at KFYO.com.