Phelps Future Swimming

In this March 21 file photo, Michael Phelps and his wife, Nicole Johnson, smile during a Lakers-Clippers game in Los Angeles. Phelps will be speaking at the Hoffmann Hospice’s annual Voices of Inspiration dinner and auction fundraiser.

AP file photo

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever and a living swimming legend, will be in Bakersfield on Tuesday evening for Hoffmann Hospice's annual Voices of Inspiration dinner and auction fundraiser.

Phelps joins a list of Voices of Inspiration speakers from the past that includes Michael J. Fox, Joe Torre, Tim Tebow, Vin Scully and Peyton Manning.

The event begins at 5 p.m. at the Rabobank theater and convention center. Tickets are $175 including dinner and can be purchased via hoffmannhospice.org or by calling 661-410-1010. Seats are limited but still available.

Zach Ewing can be reached at 661-395-7324. Follow him on Twitter at @zewing.

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