To honor the judiciary and thank them for their ongoing service and commitment to justice, the Lee County Bar Association (LCBA) is hosting its 32nd Annual Bench Bar Gala on October 2, from 6 to 10 p.m., at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Ft. Myers.

The theme for this year’s gala is “The Future is Bright” and the gala will be held outdoors under the evening sky along the Caloosahatchee. Tickets include cocktail reception, plated dinner, and dancing for $100 per person before September 17,  and $125 after. Judiciary and magistrates are guests of the Lee County Bar Association, so their tickets are complimentary. Tickets for judicial guest(s) are $75 before September 17, and $95 thereafter. Seating is limited so guests are encouraged to purchase their tickets online at before September 17.