HAMBURG - Since 1993, Immaculata Academy has honored those who serve their community. This year, we will be celebrating the 21st annual Mater Christi Award Gala on Thursday, Oct. 17 at Michael's Banquet Facility in Hamburg. Jim and Diana Iglewski of Hamburg and Larry Kavanaugh of West Seneca will be co-chairing the event as we honor Deacon Mark and Linda Hooper, Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. and Elisa M. Rodriguez, Ph.D, M.S. 'IA for exemplifying the mission of Immaculata Academy: to be instruments of positive change in society.