REDDING, Calif. -

The Soroptimist International of Redding is hosting it's 41st annual Mardi Gras event this Saturday.

All of the money raised goes toward local community projects, programs, and scholarships. It's the biggest fundraiser of the year for the organization and they're expecting around 700 people to show up.

As part of the festivities, you can vote for a king and queen. To cast your vote, visit

To purchase a ticket you can visit any of the following locations or you can purchase a ticket at the door Saturday night:

- Kuebler's Furniture, 1894 Churn Creek Rd.

- Banner Real Estate, 2295 Hilltop Drive