The second annual Wind Creek Hospitality “Joy of Life” Mardi Gras Ball benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will take place Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Mobile Cruise Terminal.

With more than 500 guests expected, the Ball will showcase the culinary skills of Mobile’s most amazing chefs and restaurants including Baumhower’s Restaurant, Fairhope Brewery, Lazy Magnolia Brewery, Naman’s Catering, Pinzone’s Italian Village, Starbucks, The Melting Pot and Wintzell’s Oyster House.

Special thanks to Manning’s Food For Less.

The Mardi Gras Ball King and Queen will be Gulf Coast St. Jude patients Cru Turnbow, 14 and Emily Graves, 8.

The emcees for the evening will be Manning’s Food For Less General Manager Kamal (KC) Constantine along with Shelby Mitchell from the 95KSJ Breakfast Club. Live entertainment will be provided by “The Molly Ringwalds” courtesy of Pensacola Fuel Injection.

The event is from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m. and attire is white tie.

There are currently an estimated 50 patients from the Gulf Coast being treated by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

St. Jude on the Gulf Coast is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization formed in 2013 to primarily benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. Our board consists of former patients of St. Jude, parents of St Jude patients, and people along the Gulf Coast who care and support the efforts of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

You can donate to St. Jude On The Gulf Coast and purchase tickets at and at any Iberia Bank location.

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