Published: Apr 10, 2013 12:58 PM EDT
Updated: Apr 10, 2013 1:01 PM EDT

NAPLES, Fla. - Sneaker Ball is just around the corner. The Greater Naples YMCA is organizing the major fundraising event for the 8th year.

Sneaker Ball has all the makings of a black-tie event, except for the dress code. Despite promising a night of food, drinks, dancing and two auctions, the fundraiser requires casual attire and sneakers.

The event benefits the Y's many programs, especially youth programs and scholarships.

Anyone interested in helping out is encouraged to purchase a ticket, donate money, or give goods to be auctioned.

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