Published: Oct 06, 2011 3:27 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 06, 2011 3:42 PM EDT

 FORT MYERS, Fla.- Politicians, business and community leaders will don their aprons and work for tips at the Third Annual Stars for Kids Celebrity Waiter Dinner and Auction Saturday, October 8th.

A dozen local celebrities have signed up to be celebrity waiters at the event, to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa. 

Individual tickets are $100 and may be purchased by calling 278-1002 or visiting the website at

At a celebrity waiter dinner, guests ask the celebrity waiter at their table to serve their meals and perform "extra duties" in exchange for additional tips. 

Funds raised during the evening will support the mission of Child Care of Southwest Florida and provide scholarships for low-income children to receive child care in the six centers operated by the agency. 

Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. is a private non-profit organization dedicated to providing high quality child care services throughout Southwest Florida.

For more information about Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc., or the Stars for Kids Celebrity Waiter Dinner and Auction, please call Linda McNabb at 278-1002 or visit