Location Changed for Children's Hospital at Strong Auction Gala

September 20, 2001

The annual Children's Hospital at Strong Auction Gala will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

The event, which last year attracted more than 500 people and raised more than $350,000, was scheduled for the Greater Rochester International Airport. Increased security concerns at U.S. airports necessitated the change in venues.

"The staff at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center has been terrific to work with, and the facilities meet our needs well," says Betsy Findlay, associate director of development for Children's Hospital at Strong. "We're grateful they could accommodate us at this late date."

Deborah Haen is chairing this year's Auction Gala, with help from honorary co-chairs David and Brenda Spoleta. For more information about the event, call 273-5948.

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