Join us?in your flapper dresses and gangster suits for our?20th anniversary celebration, the Gatsby Gala. Those looking for a fun evening can enjoy this unique experience locally while helping to raise money for a great cause. This special fun-filled event will be held Saturday, March 4 from 6 until 10 p.m. at Mid-America Science Park, Scottsburg.

The night?s entertainment will feature Small Time Napoleon, a band from Louisville that Insider Louisville has called ?a mad science blend of western swing, hot jazz and folk.? Mentalist Steve Haffner will perform mind-bending entertainment in a way that will fascinate guests. To round out the entertainment, there will be pull-tabs, bingo, a Vegas wheel, blackjack, roulette and poker. The Community Foundation has obtained a state charitable gaming license for the event, so winners will take away cash.

Door prizes will also be offered throughout the evening, and are donated from Belle of Louisville, Big Splash Indoor Water Park, Casey’s General Store, Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Cincinnati Reds, Health Centered Chiropractic, Heine Brothers Coffee, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, Indianapolis Colts, Indianapolis Indians, Kings Island, Louisville Zoo, Newport Aquarium, Squire Boone Caverns, and more. There will also be a raffle drawing for prizes donated from The Story Inn, Churchill Downs and Horseshoe Casino.

The menu will feature 1920’s favorites and will include clam chowder, Caesar salad, baked ham, fried chicken, candied yams, string beans, red velvet cupcakes and apple pie. Prohibition-era drinks will be served along with current favorites at the ?speakeasy? bar.

Guests will also get the chance to become grantmakers by voting for their favorite charity from a pre-selected list chosen by the sponsors. The charity will be awarded a $500 grant. The charities nominated are CASA of Scott County, CEASe, Englishton Park, Friends of Hardy Lake, Lexington Good Faith Preschool, Scott County Family YMCA, Scott County Heritage Center and Museum, Scott County Partnership, and United Way of Scott County (Dolly Parton Imagination Library).

The event?s Prohibition Platinum sponsors include Blue & Co., Duke Energy and Mason Investment Services. Our Gangster Gold sponsors are Neighbors Helping Neighbors, Austin Tri-Hawk Automotive, and Scott County Economic Development Corporation/Mid-America Science Park. The Swanky Silver sponsors are Sunshine House Health Food Store, Scott County School District 2, Hancock’s Drug Store and Morgan Foods. The Bootleg Bronze sponsors are Scott County Partnership and Houston, Thompson & Lewis PC.

1920?s attire is encouraged, but not required. In keeping with the 20th anniversary celebration, tickets will only be $20. RSVP?s are required by Friday, Feb. 24 by calling 812-752-2057, emailing stopping in the office at 60 N. Main St., Scottsburg.

A community foundation helps build and strengthen the community by bringing together people and organizations that want to make a difference. The Scott County Community Foundation (?SCCF?) was incorporated on Dec. 12, 1996, and has since distributed over $11 million in scholarships and grants. SCCF currently manages assets over $8 million through almost 90 endowment funds. These funds support youth and education, arts and historic preservation, health and human services, the environment and our community.