Global Dinner Gala to Benefit Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation Hospice House Meal Deliveries

International Foods, Music, Fashion and more to benefit Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation

International Foods, Music, Fashion and more to benefit Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation

 

BETHLEHEM, PA (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) The Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation will present a “Global Dinner Gala,” at Blue Event Center, Thursday, March 16, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

The evening will feature a menu created exclusively for JAACF by Blue Grillhouse Chef Patrick Barber. Guests will be treated to a tour of cuisine including Asian, Indian, Brazilian, Moroccan, and Portuguese styled grazing stations, specialty beverages, wine tastings, and entertainment from around the globe.

Tickets are $90 per person, and available at ActiveData at

http://bit.ly/2js1RQR. Or, email ba.jaacf@gmail.com for more info.

Guests will be treated to an African drum circle, and international inspired fashion show including Guatemalan inspired contemporary looks. Mediterranean and Euro inspired tunes will be part of the revelry.

Funds raised from the annual benefit will support, and ensure weekly hospice meal deliveries. To date, nearly 9,000 meals have been donated and delivered by JAACF volunteers to help comfort, and nourish family members holding vigil at St. Luke’s Hospice House.

 

Thank You Letter from JAACF Chairman, Founder Robert Agentis

Corked Wine Bar & Steak House Donation to Judie’s Table at the St Lukes Hospice House, Bethlehem Pa

Bob Agentis with Corked Wine Bar & Steak House Donation to Judie’s Table at the St Lukes Hospice House, Bethlehem Pa

Because of you, the Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation (JAACF):

  • served more than2,500 meals to hospice patients and their families, Overall, have donated more than 8,000 meals since 2013.
  • secured funds for 15 free MRIs, CTScans and X­-rays to low­-income individuals at risk for pancreatic, colon, liver and other cancers, and
  • supported health education and research for local organizations and the public through publicity, events and our annual fundraiser.

Because of you, we did all this and more in 2016 alone and, on behalf of the patients and families you have supported, we simply say THANK YOU.

The best gift you can give to loved ones this year is to encourage cancer screening and education. And, because of you, we are here to help if you need us.

Visit jaacf.org to find out how we provide help and comfort during a most difficult time.

Wishing you a safe, health and a very joyful new year.

Yours in the fight against all cancer,

Robert M. Agentis

Chairman and Founder

JAACF

Board Members

Dr. Anthony Dippolitto

Jacqueline Agentis

Robert M. Agentis

Dr. Chris Chapman

Gary Frey

Mary Ellen Williams

Thomas Williams Jr.

 

P O Box 22075   ¬   Lehigh Valley PA  18002  ¬   610.392.5460   ¬   www.jaacf.org    ¬    www.Facebook.com/jaacf

Pop Up Happy Hour to Benefit JAACF Early Detection Efforts

 

PopUp Happy Hour at Adagio will feature appetizers from Adagio, and beverage tastings.

PopUp Happy Hour at Adagio will feature appetizers from Adagio, and beverage tastings.

BETHLEHEM, PA (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) – A benefit Pop Up Happy Hour, hosted by the Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation (JAACF), will be held Wednesday, November 16, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Adagio Seafood Restaurant, 530 Pembroke Road, Bethlehem, PA.

Tickets are $10 per person and include Tito’s Vodka and Blue Coat Gin tastings from BreakThru Beverages, cocktails masterfully mixed by County Seat Spirits of Allentown, and wine tastings. Appetizers will be provided by Adagio Seafood.

A Chinese auction will be held to benefit JAACF’s mission to provide early detection screenings for the at risk, and the under-insured.

Tickets will be available at the door, or online at http://go.activecalendar.com/JAACF/event/pop-up-happy-hour-to-benefit-judith-adele-agentis-charitable-foundation/

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and information about early detection and testing will be available.

JAACF provides weekly, nourishing meals to Hospice House. The Lehigh Valley based non-profit has donated more than 8,000 meals to families holding vigil for loved one’s at Hospice House of St. Luke’s, Bethlehem.

For more information about the JAACF, established to provide meals to hospice centers and to provide testing, early detection, awareness and education about Pancreatic and Liver and Colon Cancers, visit www.jaacf.org, on Facebook /JAACF or Twitter @JAACF org.

 

 

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Fabulous Shoe Night to Benefit Judith Adele Agentis Foundation at Edge Restaurant

Save the date, Tuesday, May 17th, 6 to 8 p.m. at Edge Restaurant, to benefit JAACF org.

Save the date, Tuesday, May 17th, 6 to 8 p.m. at Edge Restaurant, to benefit JAACF org.

Special Performance by the Iron Rail Rosie’s and Donation of 100 Pairs of New Designer Shoes from AM Luxe to Lehigh Valley non-profit is also part of the evening.

BETHLEHEM, PA (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) – Sport your most stylish footwear and fashionable attire and network away for a great cause at Fabulous Shoe Night Lehigh Valley, to benefit the Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation (JAACF), Tuesday May 17th, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Edge Restaurant, 74 West Broad Street, Bethlehem, PA.

The evening’s revelry will include drink specials, a bounty of French fusion hors d’oeuvres, auction items and raffles, plus a performance by the Iron Rail Rosie’s, a Lehigh Valley-based dance troupe devoted to the style and nuances of the 1940’s post war era.

The evening will also feature more than 100 pairs of new women’s fashion shoes donated by Ann Marie Supinski, CEO and Founder of AM Luxe, 74 West Broad Street, to the non-profit My Sister’s Closet.

The Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation earned the Heart of Hospice Award from the PA Hospice Network, as well as the Shining Star Award from St. Luke’s Hospital. JAACF supports Hospice Care families with free weekly (more than 6,000 to date) meals donated to Hospice House of St. Luke’s. JAACF also provides funding for education and early detection screenings for pancreatic, colon, cervical, and liver cancers. For more information, visit www.jaacf.org

Tickets are $40 and are available at the door, or online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fabulous-shoe-nightlehigh-valley-to-benefit-the-judith-adele-agents-charitable-foundation-tickets-24241468886

 

Media contact is Tina Bradford at 610-248-3460. Fabulous Shoe Night Lehigh Valley contact is Gina Loring 215-882-2412.

 

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Big Fat Greek Wine Dinner to Benefit Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation

 

Yianni's Signature Duck Confit Baklava will be one of six courses at JAACF Benefit March 10.

Yianni’s Signature Duck Confit Baklava will be one of seven courses at JAACF Benefit March 10.

Benefit Will Feature Seven Courses of Ancient to Contemporary Greek Favorites

Tour the Greek Isles through a culinary, wine and entertainment experience at Yianni’s Taverna, Thursday, March 10, 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., to benefit the Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation (JAACF.org).

“This fundraiser will be a fun night of foods, wine and entertainment highlighting different tastes and regions of the Greek Islands, all for a very good cause,” says Maria Manakos, co-owner of Yianni’s Taverna.
The menu will feature seven courses of Greek specialties:

●  Grilled Blue Point Oysters with Ouzo-Compound Butter

●  Duck Confit Baklava with Imported Greek Sour Cherry Preserves

●  Octopus Fritter with House-Made Smoked Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

●  Barrel­aged Feta and Kalamata Olives Served with House-Made Pita Chips

●  Greek Coffee­rubbed Braised Beef Short Ribs Served with Sautéed Spinach and Creamy Mashed Potatoes

●  Stifado—a rabbit and pearl onion stew—Served over Hilopittes (Greek noodles).

●  Arni Kleftico—lamb slowly roasted in parchment paper—with Feta, Artichoke Hearts, Onions and Kalamata Olives.

The dessert to be featured is Ekmek: shredded phyllo, creamy semolina custard and fresh whipped cream, topped with toasted almonds and honey. Each Greek dish will be paired with an authentic Greek wine.

Vegetarian menus are available upon request.

Entertainment will range from an authentic belly dancer to vocalist Billy Murnin with the band “Not Quite Right” (formerly “Uproar”). The Olympian Greek Dance Troupe from St. Nicholas Byzantine Church will also perform and will be on hand to teach authentic Greek dance steps to those willing to learn. A silent auction of select items will be part of the fun.

The Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation earned the Heart of Hospice Award from the PA Hospice Network, as well as the Shining Star Award from St. Luke’s Hospital. JAACF supports Hospice Care families with free weekly meals donated to Hospice House of St. Luke’s, and also provides funding for education and early detection screenings for pancreatic, colon, cervical, and liver cancers.

Yianni’s Taverna is an authentic Greek restaurant located at 3760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem, PA. Price per person for the Big Fat Greek Wine Dinner is $125.00.

Seating is limited. For reservations and ticket information, email BA.Jaacf@gmail.com or call 610-392-5460. Checks may be made payable to “JAACF.org.” Mailing address is JAACF, P.O. Box 22075, Lehigh Valley, PA 18002.

Tickets are available online at http://go.activecalendar.com/JAACF/event/my-big-fat-greek-wine-dinner/
For more information about the Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation, visit www.JAACF.org or connect on Facebook at /JAACF.