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Ruby Gala – Hospice Buffalo celebrates 40 years

EVENT:  Hospice Harvest Fest, “Ruby Gala,” celebrating 4 decades of Hospice Buffalo,
Looking Back on What We Achieved Together           

Presenting Sponsor: Premier Group          

DATE:  Friday, Oct. 19, 5:30 – 11:00 PM

PLACE: Hyatt Regency Buffalo, 1 Fountain Plaza

VISUALS: More than 500 community supporters and local celebrities enjoying fine wine, craft beer, gourmet food,
music and dancing in the “Ruby Red Lounge”



5:30 – 7:45 – Beer/Wine/Spirit Tastings & Silent Auction

7:45 – Grand ballroom opens

8:00 – “Welcome” WGRZ-TV 2 emcees Maryalice Demler & Scott Levin

8:10 – Dr. Chris Kerr CEO/CMO on stage

8:15 – Dr. Robert Milch

8:20 – Mark & Heather Notarius (Chair Couple on stage)

8:35 – Gourmet Dinner & Wine Accompaniment

9:15 – Hospice 40-year Video and “Raise the Paddle” live appeal for Patient Care

9:25 – Cash Prize Drawing: $10,000

9:30 – Live Auction – Eric Monahan & MaryAlice Demler

9:55 – Ruby Red Lounge opens with gourmet dessert bar, port wine tasting and music by Silver Arrow Band



Hospice Buffalo’s premier fundraising gala raises over $250,000 each year.
Proceeds benefit Hospice Buffalo, the only hospice program in Erie County.

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