The Hispanic Business Association of San Luis Obispo County will be sponsoring its fifth annual Mardi Gras on Tuesday, Feb. 13 to benefit the HBA Scholarship Foundation for North County schools.
The New Orleans-style event will feature Cajun fare and signature drinks. The kick-off begins at the Paso Robles Downtown Park at 5 p.m. with a stroll around the park, concluding at the Park Ballroom.
Honorees for their positive and noteworthy contributions to the Paso Robles community this year are: Dr. Maria Escobedo, Jacob Gersh and Steve Gregory.
Dr. Escobedo is responsible for the North County Cuesta Community College campus and additional sites in South County.
Jacob Gersh has been honored and recognized state-wide for his involvement with children on behalf of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County.
Steve Gregory serves on the Paso Robles City Council.
The Mardi Gras Celebration will start in the Park Ballroom, 1232 Park Street, Paso Robles, at 5 p.m. and conclude at 9 p.m. Tickets are $75 per person or $500 for a table of eight. For reservations, please call Maria Garcia at 805-835-7900.