Jefferson City YMCA 'Puts on the Ritz'

Area residents were ~Puttin' on the Ritz TM Saturday night at Jefferson City's Firley YMCA.The Broadway style black tie fundraiser included dinner, entertainment as well as a live and silent auction.The event raises money for the YMCA outreach fund which provides assistance to families who can't afford YMCA memberships.Organizers say they hoped to raise close to $100,000."When we talk about the money and the numbers; it's about the people who come out and support the cause, said Executive Director Craig Lammers. The cause is to help those that are in need. We're blessed to have people that are so generous to come out and support the YMCA and the community."KRCG was a proud sponsor of this event that is in its 23rd year.Sports director Rod Smith served as the night's emcee.