Tonight, Shawnee Forward Business Alliance (a collaboration of the former Greater Shawnee Area Chamber of Commerce and Shawnee Economic Development Foundation) is gearing up for the annual A Tasty Affair fundraiser.

Tonight, Shawnee Forward Business Alliance (a collaboration of the former Greater Shawnee Area Chamber of Commerce and Shawnee Economic Development Foundation) is gearing up for the annual A Tasty Affair fundraiser.

Those with tickets will enjoy samplings of specialty food and drink items from Oklahoma restaurants and caterers and a silent auction. The event begins at 6 p.m. today at FireLake Arena, 18145 Old Rangeline Road, in Shawnee.

Among the many prizes, a Wheel Barrow of Booze can be won by raffle only.

To ensure a jump start on favorites, golden tickets will be sold until 7:30 p.m. at the gathering for a chance to win first pick on a live auction item.

The live auction starts at 7:45 p.m.

Some of the live auction offerings include a cooking class at the Country Club; a home improvement package; bedlam tickets for four; a local hotel stay/spa for two; and a quail hunt; as well as a chance to send the children to school via police car or fire truck.