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4th annual 'Summer Sizzler' to benefit individuals and families in crisis

by jmaloni
Mon, May 28th 2012 07:00 am

Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. will host its fourth annual "Summer Sizzler" beginning at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 21. This annual event takes place to increase awareness and funding for families and individuals who are in crisis.

The Alps Catering and Lewiston Fire Co. No. 2 have partnered with Community Missions to make this event "sizzlin." The dinners at the "Summer Sizzler" are provided eat-in or takeout. A half of a chicken with two sides and roll is $10 per dinner; ribs with two sides and roll are $12 each.

The "Summer Sizzler" will benefit crisis and community service programs, including the homeless shelter, community soup kitchen, food pantry, clothing closet, parole re-entry programs and Mark's Place (residence for individuals living with HIV/AIDS.)

To pre-purchase dinner tickets by credit card or reservation, call 716-285-3403, ext. 2225 (Katie Trombley), or ext. 2240 (Deborah Owens-Williamson). Make checks payable to Community Missions. Mail to: 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls, NY 14303, and indicate the number of tickets and dinner choices in the subject line.

For more information, visit www.communitymissions.org.

Community Missions is a human service, non-profit organization that serves marginalized populations residing within Niagara County. Community Missions was founded in 1925 and has been providing basic necessities such as food, clothing and shelter since its inception. Serving 71,159 meals in 2011 and providing more than 8,500 nights of care to families and individuals in need, Community Missions has experienced an increase in need of nearly 20 percent since 2010.

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