18th Annual Sweetheart Dinner to Begin 90th Anniversary Celebrationby Andrea Gray
Event to be held at Conference & Event Center in Niagara Falls on Friday, Feb. 6
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Community Missions, Inc. will hold its 18th Annual Sweetheart Dinner on Friday, February 6 at the Conference and Events Center Niagara Falls. The Missions' first event of the New Year also kicks off a yearlong celebration of the agency's 90th Anniversary.The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with basket viewing and cocktail hour. During this time, guests can purchase basket, raffle, or 50/50 tickets, bid on silent auction items, visit the cash bar, enjoy hors d'oeuvres, taste wine from Midnight Run Wine Cellars, and enjoy live music by Celtic Cross Duo. Guests will also be treated to sweets generously donated by Park Edge Sweet Shoppe.
Register for the Event
For those that wish to stay the night, The Giacomo Hotel is offering a special room rate that evening of $119 as the event's Hotel Partner.
Tickets are $50 per person, can be reserved in tables of eight, and include valet parking, dinner, and a champagne toast.
Event proceeds benefit the agency's Crisis Services Programs, which include the Community Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry, Clothes Closet, and Emergency Housing Shelter.
Special thanks to event chairs Richard Gunn of Calamar and Stephanie Donovan of Walsh Duffield Companies for all their hard work, and to sponsors Walsh Duffield Companies, KeyBank, John W Danforth, United Materials LLC, Tedesco Construction, Tracy Diina Communications, Calamar, Cigna, Brown Electric, Niagara Sheets LLC, New World Property Management, Independent Health, and Buffalo Alarm.
For more information on how to become an event sponsor, donate a basket, or purchase/reserve tickets, please contact Andrea Gray at 716-285-3403 ext. 2225. Please indicate any dietary requirements when purchasing/reserving tickets.
By The Numbers...
In 2016, Community Missions provided:
• 11,104 nights of shelter
• 89,366 meals
• 6,744 individuals with clothing
• 2,295 care days in Youth Services
• 46,888 care days in Recovery Services
• 73,994 care days in Housing Services
• 182 opportunities for Faith Development