Gilda’s Club WNY Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Its Holiday Event | Community Spirit
By Sarah Zawadzki
Gilda’s Club Western New York is hosting its annual Gingerbread…Gifts…Glitz event. The event runs from December 1-4 and will be held at the Gilda’s Club clubhouse located at 1140 Delaware Avenue, corner of West Ferry, in Buffalo.
The Gingerbread….Gifts…Glitz event kicks off with a preview cocktail party on Thursday, December 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The cocktail party will have a special preview of over 20 local artists who will be selling jewelry, pottery, photography, Buffalo-themed gifts, and more! These artists generously donate 20% of their profits to Gilda’s Club Western New York. The tickets for the cocktail party are $50 per person and can be ordered by calling (716) 332-5900 ext. 203 or by visiting the event website at www.gingerbreadevent.org.
The clubhouse will be open to the public Friday, December 2 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This event is the perfect place to start your holiday shopping with local artists selling their unique gift items as part of the Artists in Buffalo: Holiday Open Studios and Galleries weekend.
The event also features a very popular gingerbread auction and sale. There will be several prizes awarded in four different categories: professional, amateur, college and high school students.
Gilda’s Club Western New York is a non-profit support community for men, women and children who are living with cancer, as well as their families and friends. Membership is offered free of charge to people at any stage of their experience with cancer. Through participation in groups, lectures, workshops and social events, members build social and emotional support and learn to live with cancer. Gilda's Club WNY is an affiliate of The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, one of the nation’s largest hospice and palliative care programs, located in Cheektowaga, NY. Gilda’s Club WNY is also an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community, and serves the eight counties of Western New York. For more information about Gilda’s Club WNY, call 716.332.5900 or visit www.gildasclubwny.org.
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