Hospice Meals and Early Cancer Detection Efforts will Be Earmarked for Benefit March 16

Hospice Meals and Early Cancer Detection Efforts will Be Earmarked for Benefit March 16

Fundraiser will Feature Colorful Mix of Culture, Foods, Music and Fashion

BETHLEHEM, PA (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) – A “Global Dinner Gala,” slated for Thursday, March 16, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m., at Blue Event Center, Bethlehem, PA, will bring together a vivid mix of the arts, music, food and fashion.

The evening will benefit the The Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation, a Lehigh Valley based non-profit that has delivered more than 9,000 meals to families holding vigil at St. Luke’s Hospice House.

An international menu, created exclusively for JAACF by Blue Grillhouse Chef Patrick Barber, will feature Asian, Brazilian, Indian, Moroccan, and Portuguese styled grazing stations.

Ashely Russo of Emmy Award winning The Peak TV will serve as emcee. Entertainment and fashion from around the globe will also be part of the fun.

Special guest speaker is Kendall Bello, of Yardley, PA, a mother, wife, daughter, friend, teacher and colon cancer survivor.

Tickets are $90 per person, and available by clicking http://go.activecalendar.com/JAACF/page/registration/?event=global-dinner-gala-to-benefit-hospice-meals-early-cancer-detection.

Guests will be treated to the sounds of Not Quite Right (formerly Uproar) with Billy Murnin, Dave Braun, Jim Keeler, Bruce Clauser and Dave Eisenhauer.

African drumming with Saide Saddiq; the textures of Columbian-inspired contemporary fashion by senior fashion design student Monica Bates; and classic American tunes with cabaret dance and vocals by Broadway Rhythms.

Specialty beverage made with Tito’s Vodka will be available, as will wine tastings and a cash bar.

Funds raised from the annual benefit will support, and ensure weekly hospice meal deliveries. To date, nearly 9,000 meals have been donated and delivered by JAACF volunteers to help comfort, and nourish family members holding vigil at St. Luke’s Hospice House.

Monies raised will be earmarked for early cancer detection, education and screenings for high-risk, and underinsured patients.

Through yearly out reach to the press, social media, and with cancer survivor speakers, JAACF is committed to educating the public and individuals about early pancreatic, colon and liver cancer detection.

The Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation is a Lehigh Valley-based 5013c non-profit.  For more information, email ba.jaacf@gmail.com, visit www.jaacf.org, or call 610-392-5460. Follow on Facebook at JAACF org, or Twitter at @Jaacforg.