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Tickets for 14th Annual Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night on sale

By Staff | Aug 10, 2017

The 14th Annual Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night is set for Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 6-9 p.m., at Rumrunners in Cape Harbour. The fundraiser will feature cocktails and fine culinary creations from Chef Todd Johnson and Chef Ralph Centalonza of Rumrunners, Chef Brian Roland of Crave Culinaire, Chef Harold Balink of Harold’s, Chef Andy Hunter of The Bay House, Chefs Norman and Ryan Love of Norman Love Confections, and other local celebrity chefs from across Southwest Florida.

Among the many live and silent auctions offered are two tickets to Kenny Chesney’s concert on Aug. 26 at Gillette Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts, featuring Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion, plus a three-day, two-night hotel stay and $500 Visa gift card to use towards airfare. Once again, a champagne toast drawing to win a custom designed Mark Loren piece valued over $2,000 will also be featured.

The silent auction will feature hand-signed sports and entertainment memorabilia as well as trips and travel to some of the most desirable destinations and most popular events in the country.

Since 2003, the Celebrity Chef Night event has raised more than $1 million for Barbara’s Friends – Golisano Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund. Established in 1995, Barbara’s Friends provides equipment, staffing and services to support lifesaving cancer care for children from across Southwest Florida at Golisano Children’s Hospital.

Tickets are $175 each and sell out quickly. To reserve tickets or for remaining sponsorship opportunities, visit LeeHealthFoundation.org/Rumrunners or call Lee Health Foundation at 239-343-6950.