Rotary Mardi Gras event (Bling a Bra)

This will be your Friday Afternoon Club heads up a little early. The Rotary Club of South Kitsap plans a “Bay Street Bash” at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Port Orchard Pavilion, 701 Bay St.

The Mardi Gras-style event features casino games, a light Cajun-style dinner and activities. There’s a no host bar.

Tickets are $40.

The Rotary Club hosts exchange programs and has scholarships for local students, as well as international feeding programs and disaster relief. The club is involved with a mission to help Kenyan villages get clean water and sanitation.

“Here in Port Orchard we take life’s basic necessities for granted, but for much of the world such things are an everyday struggle”, said club President Kyle Morkert. “We hope the good folks in South Kitsap and throughout the region will join with us to make a difference through this fun and exciting fundraiser.”

In conjunction with the Bay Street Bash, MoonDogs, Too will host a “Bling a Bra” event. This a is widely used type of fundraiser for breast cancer, according to MoonDogs owner Darryl Baldwin.

Individuals and businesses can decorate bras; the respective entry fees are $10 and $25. The glamorous bras will be on display at MoonDogs from Friday through March 3, when the winner in each category will be announced. Votes cost $1 apiece and all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

The individual winner will get a Victoria’s Secret basket. The business category winner will receive a plaque from MoonDogs at this year’s Relay for Life, set for June 1 through 2. This is MoonDogs’ third year to participate in South Kitsap Relay for Life.

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