Tallahassee, FL
Second Harvest of the Big Bend
Blue Jeans & Blazers
Thu, February 28, 2019 6:30PM to 8:30PM (Eastern)
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General Admission [+] $40.00
Enjoy a fun filled event to benefit Second Harvest. There will be dancing under the stars by Randall "Big Daddy" Webster and Red Hot Java. A delicious BBQ courtesy of Renaissance BarBQ. And an awesome "Foodie" Silent Auction. Bring your friends!
Foodie Sponsors [+] $500.00
• Help Support Second Harvest’s Food Reclamation Project • Six VIP tickets • Recognition in Event Website & at event. • Honored guests at VIP Reception & Blue Jeans & Blazers
BackPack Sponsors [+] $750.00
• A child will be added to the BackPack Program • 6 VIP tickets • Recognition in Event Website & at event • Honored guests at the VIP Reception
Mobile Pantry Sponsor [+] $1,000.00
• Help Underwrite costs of a Mobile Pantry • Name/or Logo on VIP Tickets • Recognition in social & print media, and Event Website • 6 VIP tickets, includes BBQ, dessert, drinks & hor'dorves • Honored guests at VIP Reception
Feeding Hope Sponsor [+] 2 $2,500.00
• 2 Seniors added to Senior Grocery Program • Recognition in all social & print media, name on cocktail napkins • 8 tickets for VIP Reception, 5-6 pm featuring Your Signature Cocktail, passed hor'dorves, 6-8 pm BBQ Dinner, Music, Dessert and more!
Fighting Hunger Sponsor [+] 1 $5,000.00
• '18 Food on the Move Bus underwritten for a day • Honored guests & speaking role • Recognition in all media • 10 VIP tickets, including VIP Reception & BBQ • Invitation to ride on the Food on the Move Bus in the Winter Festival Parade And MORE!
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Second Harvest of the Big Bend invites the community to our 2019 Blue Jeans & Blazers benefit to celebrate our work and support those suffering from hunger. This year’s event is set for Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Second Harvest warehouse; attendees can expect to see familiar faces and local leaders as well as enjoy dancing under the stars, barbeque, a “Foodie” Silent Auction and much more.   
Second Harvest distributes millions of pounds of food every year to hungry families in the 11-county region of the Big Bend. Blue Jeans & Blazers will raise funds for various year-long programs including mobile pantries, disaster relief, seniors and child nutrition initiatives.
“Last year’s Blue Jeans and Blazers was a great success. We surpassed our fundraising goals, allowing us to serve even more families and individuals in the Big Bend,” said Second Harvest CEO Rick Minor. “We are looking forward to an expanded event that will incorporate community partners and donors in a fun-filled night to fight hunger in our community.”

Early Bird Sponsorship Packages are available now through October 1, 2018 either on line or by contacting Mary Dekle at (850) 3562-3033 x22 or marydekle@fightinghunger.org   Sponsors are invited to a special pre-event from 5:30-6:30 pm featuring a Chef's contests from area chefs, a signature cocktail, music from Positive Generation Entertainment, warehouse tours and sneak peek at the Foodie Silent Auction.  

Blue Jeans & Blazers is from 6-8 pm and tickets are $40 each, including dinner from Renaissance Bar B Q, music courtesy of Randall “Big Daddy” Webster & Red Hot Java and Buntinis for dessert.  Additonal Sponsorship & Ticket information is available at Second Harvest’s website at www.fightinghunger.org.  

The “Foodie” Silent Auction will be one of the highlights of Blue Jeans & Blazers.  Great trips to the Food & Wine Festivals in New York and South, Tuscany and  Scotland will be offered as well as a Green Egg, Cakes for a Year, Entertaining and Cooking Supplies, Gift Certificates and more will all be available to the highest bidder.  Auction items are still being accepted.
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