FULTON MARKET — The Sackman's coming ... and he's gonna get roasted.
A gala roast honoring NFL Hall of Famer Richard Dent, the MVP of the Bears' Super Bowl XX victory, is set for next Saturday night in Revel Fulton Market.
Proceeds from "Sacked: The Roast of Richard Dent" will go to nonprofit Better Boys Foundation (BBF) Family Services, which provides programs and services to children and families in Chicago’s North Lawndale community, according to a news release.
The fundraiser is set for 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at Revel Fulton Market, 1215 W. Fulton Market.
Folks using hashtag #bbfsacksdent on Twitter can win a pair tickets, according to a post about the contest on the foundation's Facebook page that encourages social media savvy fans to tweet about Dent.
The 21 and over event will offer a cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres, live music and a celebrity roast of Dent.
Tickets for premier seating (early access, roast, after party) are $1,000; theater seating (roast, after party) are $500; after party tickets are $125. Buy tickets here.
A VIP dinner with Dent, event sponsors and "celebrity roasters" will be held prior to the roast. "The Afterburn" After-Party with media personalities and a celebrity DJ will follow the roast.
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