About 1,200 people lined up Saturday afternoon outside the green gates that held the steamy smell of freshly cooked lobster during the seventh annual Claws for a Cause lobster block party fundraiser put on by the at .
Mouths watered as they continued through the food tent finding themselves spoiled with grilled garlic bread, more than 600 pounds of tri tip steak, soup, salad, and of course 3,500 red lobsters.
More than 200 volunteers helped raise funds for the Music Boosters, United Flight 93 Heroes Todd Beamer and Mark Bingham Scholarships, local Boy Scouts and Sea Scouts and the Los Gatos Morning Rotary Charitable Foundation.
and Diana Pleasant, chairwoman of the event,
Raffle tickets were sold, the Joe Sharino Band played cover songs, Los Gatans ate delicious food and danced the night away in the hopes of raising around $40,000 for charity.