7th annual ‘March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction’ set for Nov. 8

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Opelika Observer

One of the area’s most popular charity food events, the seventh annual “March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction,” will return Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.
Prominent area chefs will prepare their signatures dishes created exclusively for the evening. A stellar lineup of chefs will be preparing unique dishes from 10 of the area’s most prominent restaurant, including A*T, Acre, Amsterdam Cafe, Butcher Paper Barbeque, Lucy’s, Marriott at Grand National, Stinky’s Fish Camp, The Hound, The Waverly Local and Zazu Gastropub.
Following the tasting and silent auction, there will be a spirited live auction featuring once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and the organization’s special “Fund the Mission.”
“(The) Signature Chefs Auction is a unique opportunity to experience the diverse culinary talent in the Auburn-Opelika area while celebrating and supporting a great cause,” said Event Chair Karen Hughes and Executive Leadership Team members Ryan Edwards and Annie Williams. “We are thrilled and honored to have this gifted group of chefs joining us in our mission to lead the fight for the health of all moms and babies.”
Funds raised by the Signature Chefs Auction help support research, lead programs and provide advocacy and education so that every baby can have the best possible start.
Today, 1-in-10 babies in the United States is born premature, including 1-in-9 in Alabama, equaling approximately 136 each week. March of Dimes is committed to working to improve the health of every mom and baby.
In addition to Gold Sponsor, Real Estate in Auburn, sponsors of note include Silver Sponsors Leonard Peterson & Co., Three-Sixty Real Estate, Auburn Electrical Construction Co., Davis, Bingham, Hudson & Buckner, Ryan Edwards Real Estate, Nash Dermatology, Briggs and Stratton, East Alabama Allergy & Asthma/HydraMed Infusion, Max Credit Union/Land and Lake Real Estate. Bronze sponsors are J. Smith Lanier & Co., TownePlace Suites, B&B Bartending and media sponsors are the Opelika Observer and Opelika-Auburn News.
Tables of 10 for the event are $1,500 and individual tickets for the event are $100 per person. For more information, visit signaturechefs.org/eastalabama or call 334-513-7381.
About March of Dimes
March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We support research, lead programs and provide advocacy and education so that every baby can have the best possible start.
Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation , we empower every mom and every family.
Visit marchofdimes.org or nacersano.org for more information. Visit shareyourstory.org for support and comfort.
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