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ITHACA, NY – Lot 10 Bar and Lounge is hosting the third annual United Way of Tompkins County (UWTC) Fat Tuesday fundraiser on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 from 5-8PM. M&T Bank is the lead sponsor with additional support from Casey Max & The DixieKats, and Lot 10 Bar and Lounge. There will be a suggested donation of $10.00 at the door.

This event will feature celebrity bartenders serving a specialty drink created just for the event. Celebrity bartenders include:  Greg Fry and Lee Rayburn from News/Talk 870 95.9 WHCU, Gabe from Z95.5, Charlie Mulligan from GiveGab, Tatiana Sy, Lynnette Scofield, David Shapiro, James Brown, and others.  

The event features live Dixieland music from Casey Max & The DixieKats, a silent auction, a costume contest, and a raffle for a Florida Keys vacation package. Silent auction items include one night stays at the Best Western Ithaca, Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, La Tourelle, and the William Henry Miller Inn along with massages, tickets to the Kitchen Theater, certificates to local restaurants, and more!

100% of proceeds from the celebrity bartender tips, silent auction, and donations at the door will benefit United Way of Tompkins County’s Community Campaign. This campaign currently supports 144 programs and services across our community, improving lives through a focus on improving education, income, and health for all.

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

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Michael Smith

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