Hospice to hold ‘A Night in Wonderland Gala’ Feb. 10

Submitted Photo CHPC staff are readying their costumes for the upcoming “A Night in Wonderland Gala” to be held on Feb. 10 at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville.

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care invites the community to join them for, “A Night in Wonderland,” a gala fundraiser to be held on Saturday, Feb. 10 at Chautauqua Suites Hotel and Conference Center at 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville.

The gala’s theme is based on the popular fantasy novel, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” by Lewis Carroll. The tale has enjoyed a resurgence in popular culture on the stage and screen. Guests are invited to dress as their favorite character from the book or movie, but costumes are optional.

“Alice in Wonderland is a whimsical tale that is full of colorful characters, imagery and references that present a wonderful backdrop for an evening of fun and fantasy,” said Shauna Anderson, President and CEO of CHPC. “It promises to be an evening to remember, ‘curiouser and curiouser’ indeed!”

The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a social hour followed by dinner at 7 p.m. The gala will include silent and Chinese auctions, a flamingo putting green, photo booth and other themed amusements. Dancing will continue throughout the evening with music provided by “After Dark” entertainment.

“We look forward to our friends, family and supporters joining us for this special night of fun,” said BJ Bounaiuto, Events Coordinator for CHPC. “It promises to be a magical night of excitement and intrigue!”

Sponsors for the event include Chautauqua Suites, After Dark Entertainment, Francesca’s, Tanner’s Garage, Media One Group, Integrated Benefits Solutions and Sherman Central School.

Tickets are $50 per person and may be purchased by calling the CHPC office at 338-0033 or on the CHPC website, www.chpc.care

The mission of Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care is to provide end of life education and care in Chautauqua County. CHPC provides hospice care for patients and families facing life-limiting terminal illness, palliative care for those with serious chronic illness, and bereavement support to individuals, families and organizations who have suffered the loss of a loved one. For more information, visit www.chpc.care or call 338-0033.