North Country Ministry to hold gala fundraiser April 27

— On Friday, April 27, North Country Ministry (NCM) will be hosting its 20th annual Spring Gala Fundraiser — the Roaring ’20s — at the Hiland Park Country Club in Queensbury.

This is NCM’s major fundraiser of the year, and the public is invited to attend. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction. The event also includes dinner, starting at 7 p.m., a live auction with Martin Seelye as auctioneer, and dancing with the Frank Conti Quartet.

Tickets for the event are $50 each and may be reserved by calling Charlene at 240-6013. The deadline for reservations is April 20.

Auction items will include Saratoga Race Track tickets; New York City Pizza Tour; Dinner for 10 with Doug Gruse, Food Editor at the Post-Star; a hot air balloon ride; and custom sealcoating.

This year’s event is underwritten by Stafford, Carr &McNally, Kay & Jim Morrissey, Trustco Bank, Barton International, Cronin Golf Resort, Community Bank, Behan Communications, Glens Falls National Bank, Ross, Rigby & Patton, LLP, and NBT Bank.

The event’s media sponsors are Adirondack Journal, News Enterprise, and Times of Ti, weekly newspapers of Denton Publications; and the Regional Radio Group (1450,96.5, 98,5).

North Country Ministry is an ecumenical, not-for-profit 501(c) (3) outreach organization that provides services without discrimination to individuals and families in need in northern Warren County. The organization is based in North Creek and operates a Family Clothing Center in Warrensburg.

North Country Ministry serves over 1,000 people monthly and covers an area greater than 600 square miles. Their services include: supportive counseling, advocacy and referral, lunches as The Gathering Place, a family clothing shop, furniture donations, an emergency assistance fund, the Baby’s Place, parenting support, and adult living units.

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