Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 29, 2011
Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) announces its 40th Anniversary Celebration Gala will be taking place on Saturday, November 5th, 2011. MFHS invites the community of Northeast Pennsylvania to join them as they celebrate and give thanks for Maternal & Family Health Services and their 40 year history of providing help, hope, and quality care for women and children throughout their service area.
The Maternal & Family Health Services 40th Anniversary Gala will take place at the iconic Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Saturday, November 5th from 6:00pm – 11:00pm. Tickets are $140 per person, and the proceeds will benefit the programs for women, children and families at Maternal & Family Health Services. Registration information can be downloaded at the agency’s events page.
The 40th Anniversary Gala’s theme is “Giving Thanks” and will be carried out throughout the evening with beautiful fall décor and a Thanksgiving themed dinner. The gala will feature dinner and dancing with music provided by Group Du Jour. The evening will culminate with a live auction, featuring auction items such as a ruby pedant from Bartikowsky Jewelers in Wilkes-Barre, wine & dine baskets, a trip to Washington D.C., spa gift packages, and more.
MFHS is also selling raffle tickets for a 7 day/6 night Deluxe Walt Disney World vacation that includes accommodations at a deluxe resort and park tickets for a family of four. Tickets are $20 each and only 500 total are being sold. The winner will be announced at the Anniversary Gala on November 5th. Details about the raffle can be found on the MFHS blog. Tickets to the MFHS 40th Anniversary Gala, as well as tickets for the Disney vacation raffle, can both be purchased by calling the MFHS administration office at 1-800-367-6347.
Maternal and Family Health Services is a non-profit health and social service agency celebrating 40 years of service to Pennsylvania women, children and families. The agency oversees a network of health and nutrition centers in 16 Pennsylvania counties, serving over 125,000 people each year through the following programs: Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program; Family Planning Program; Healthy Beginnings Plus Prenatal Program; the Nurse-Family Partnership Program and the HealthyWoman Cancer Screening Program. For more information, visit http://www.mfhs.org, or call 1-800-367-6347.