The Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Philadelphia Auto Show, kicked off the show season with a sneak preview of the 2018 Black Tie Tailgate. The Black Tie Tailgate 2018 proceeds will benefit the Department of Nursing at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Over the last two years, the event has raised nearly $1.1 million. The Black Tie Tailgate Gala will take place on January 26, 2018 and provide guests a preview of all the show has to offer before it opens to the public January 27 through February, 4, 2018. (From left) Paula Agosto, Chief Nursing Officer at CHOP ; Madeline Bell, President and CEO of CHOP; Clutch; Don Franks, Immediate Past President of the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation; and Ian Jeffery, Auto Show Chairman attended the tasting kickoff event on December 13, 2017 at CHOP’s Colket Transitional Research Building in Philadelphia.
Chefs Joseph Termini and Vincent Termini paused for a photo with Auto Show mascot ” Clutch” during the tasting preview event.