They came in tuxes, velvet, sequins and satin to help raise money for Our Daily Bread, the soup kitchen on Cathedral Street that provides daily hot meals and other services to Baltimore's needy. The kitchen's seventh annual black-tie benefit dinner, chaired by Frank Gabor, attracted a sold-out crowd of 150.
Those attending the event enjoyed music, a meal prepared by Baltimore chefs Nancy Longo and Michael Gettier, and a silent auction.
Faces in the crowd included Walter Pinkerd, Stephen Fruin and party committee members Mary Ellen Kaplan, Barbara Brandjes and Nancy Footner
"Some of the [clients] we see here have a job now for the first time and others are getting a chance to start over," said Jacki Coyle, ODB's assistant director.