Rooftop party aids Slidell hospital

St. Tammany Homestead and Slidell Memorial Hospital Foundation will host Rooftop Rendezvous 2013 from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday on the rooftop of the SMH parking garage, 1001 Gause Blvd.

Dancing under the stars to the beats of MoJEAUX, food and fun are expected to attract approximately 500 people to the annual party.

St. Tammany Fire Chief Larry Hess is celebrity auctioneer, auctioning off collectible painted plates, a charter fishing trip, Saints tickets and a theater ticket and dinner package.

For the sixth year, Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan and his chefs will serve 300 pounds of brisket.

Many local restaurants are contributing food as well.

Reservations can be made by calling (985) 280-8820. Tickets are $100 per person and available by calling or online at http://www.smhfdn.org.

Funds raised will continue to support the new SMH Regional Cancer Center, the new SMH Women’s Imaging Center, scholarships for children at Fit as a Firefighter summer camp, SMH Parenting Center, and health screening and education programs.