The Greater Shawnee Area Chamber of Commerce's annual fundraiser, A Tasty Affair, played host to a full banquet room at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center Thursday evening.

The Greater Shawnee Area Chamber of Commerce's annual fundraiser, A Tasty Affair, played host to a full banquet room at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center Thursday evening.

The event entertained about 500 diners who were prepared to lay down some cash during silent and live auctions while sampling specialty food and drink items from area restaurants and caterers.

“We were pleased to have a variety of hometown favorites, as well as newer establishments at the event to feed our guests,” Chamber President Phyllis Bolt said.

Proceeds from the event are invested into programs designed to continue the growth and success of the business community.

For more information about the chamber or to join, call (405) 273-6092 or visit 231 N. Bell St.