Mardi Gras Ball benefits low income families

Scattered showers through late morning
Scattered showers through late morning

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Philmore on Broadway is hosting a Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball Saturday evening at 7. Money raised from the ball will go to the LaunchPad Foundation, which benefits kids at risk and families in crisis, by providing counseling to low income families who can’t afford traditional services.

The event is black tie optional and features a live auction, New Orleans inspired food from Club Soda, signature beverages, Mardi Gras-themed decorations, and live music by Chris Worth.

Guests must be at least 21 years or older.

Tickets are $50. You can click here to buy tickets. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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