PLANT CITY — Break out your best denim and dancing shoes.
Tickets are on sale for the Sept. 25 Diamonds & Denim, a gala that includes food, entertainment and a drawing for a diamond. The event is the largest annual benefit for the South Florida Baptist Hospital Foundation.
Foundation Executive Director Jana Butler hopes Diamonds & Denim raises $100,000. She expects about 600 guests.
The gala will be from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Florida Strawberry Festival’s expo hall.
Besides a catered meal and entertainment including live music, there will be silent and live auctions of such gifts as a patio set and a week’s stay in vacation homes in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and the beach.
About $1 million has been raised by Diamonds & Denim since it was started in 1997.
Tickets are $60 per person; advance reservations are required. There will be no ticket sales at the door.
For details, call the foundation at (813) 757-8478.
The foundation was established in 1995 to provide philanthropic support to South Florida Baptist Hospital.