Victim Assistance Program will celebrate the 25th Anniversary Mardi Gras Gala March 4.

Co-Chairs Erin Victor and Marissa Pappas, along with their committee, will turn The Tangier in Akron into a fabulous night out on Bourbon Street.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. as cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served and guests begin bidding on silent auction items.

The evening will include an open bar, gourmet sit-down dinner, auctions, raffles, live music by 'The Cover Band' and dancing. There will also be an auction.

Tickets to the Mardi Gras Gala may be purchased before Feb. 15 for $95 per person and $110 beginning Feb. 16.

Reservations can be made by calling 330-376-0040, or by visiting