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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Beth-El Center for the homeless in Milford announces spring gala will be held June 2

MILFORD — The Beth-El Center’s annual spring gala will begin at 6 p.m. June 2 at the Grassy Hill Country Club in Orange.
A “Celebration of Hope” is this year’s theme for the evening, which will include cocktail hour, a sit down dinner with choice of four entrees and dessert, according to a statement. Beer and wine will be included during the cocktail and dinner hours, the statement said and there “will be a raffle, silent and live auctions, and music and dancing featuring “The Bernadette’s.”
Attire for the event is black and white theme.
Tickets are $100 each. Tickets are available online at and by contacting Gina DeLucca, 203-906-6605 or
Anyone interested in being a sponsor or donating raffle or auction items should contact Gina DeLucca, the statement said. Sponsor packets include complimentary tickets, recognition in printed program, recognition on the Beth-El Center’s website, and recognition at the event, the statement said.

Also according to the statement: The non-profit “Beth-El Center, Inc., is the recognized leader in caring for and meeting the needs of the hungry and homeless in the Greater Milford area. The organization provides support services and advocacy, while it strives to prevent and end homelessness.  It serves individuals and families in need by providing a welcoming and safe environment, through temporary shelter and case management services which puts people on the road to self-sustainability. The Shelter Housing Program focuses on helping our residents obtain work, education and/or training, and housing thus providing the tools and resources they need to lead independent lives.”
The Beth-El Food Services Program, 90 New Haven Ave., Milford feeds approximately 70 people in need daily, the statement said. To learn more, visit

Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.


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