The Kentucky Chapter of the Crohnâ€™s and Colitis Foundation of America hosted the first inaugural Cupcakes and Cocktails event at Eclipse Bank on Sept. 22 to raise awareness and funds to support research for Crohnâ€™s and colitis.
The fete included a signature cocktail sponsored by Brown-Forman and four local bakeries competing for Best Presentation and Best Tasting cupcakes. Kelly K with 99.7 WDJX emceed the event and served as a celebrity judge in the cupcake contest. James Brown from Brown Bakery in Lexington; Angie Fenton, managing editor of The Voice-Tribune; and Steve Stratton, CEO of Eclipse Bank, also served as judges.
In addition to the contest, guests bid on an exclusive silent auction, enjoyed live music and savored cupcakes and light hors dâ€™oeuvres.
Photos by LIAM SPRADLIN | Contributing Photographer