Fundraiser raises funds to help disabled children

January 25, 2017 by  

The Evening of Fine Food gala is taking place next month. It is a fundraising event for the Queens Center for Progress.

This event is expected to attract hundreds of business leaders from all over the area including members of the Queens Chamber of Commerce. It will be an excellent networking opportunity that will draw leaders from all over Queens including Astoria. There will be many chances over the course of the evening to briefly discuss business and exchange custom business cards.

Guests will enjoy food and drink samples from local restaurants. The special guest of the evening will be Lisa Mateo of Pix-11. There will also be an awards presentation that will honor the Chefs of the Year; this year’s honorees are Brian Rooney from Mutual of America and Monsignor Jamie J. Gigantiello of St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church.

Sponsorships are available from $3,000 up to $7,500.

The Queens Center for Progress is an organization that provides programs and services to people with developmental disabilities. This includes adult and child day programs and vocational training.

The Evening of Fine Food gala will be held at the Terrace on the Park in Flushing on February 28 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. Tickets are $135 each. To find out more about this event or to become a sponsor, call 718-380-3000.