Community leaders to be honored by Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Submitted by Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County will honor several individuals at the 33rd annual House of Providence Dinner.

   More than 600 guests will attend the event on May 9th, 2018, at the SRC Arena. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.

   Four community leaders will be honored this year. Dan Cummings, Anchor and Reporter at NewsChannel 9, will receive the Bishop’s Award, which recognizes Cummings’ personal and professional commitment to serving the community. Kimberly Boynton, CEO of Crouse Health, will receive the President’s Award. The President’s Award honors individuals who are devoted to the betterment of the human condition and demonstrate vision and leadership in their contributions. Father Jim Mathews and Sister Patricia Bergan, OSF, will receive the Humanitarian Service Award. This award honors individuals who have dedicated their professional and personal lives to the service of others.

   Catholic Charities of Onondaga County assists people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. Over 20,000 people in Onondaga County benefit from Catholic Charities programs every year. Services include shelters, youth programs, refugee resettlement, elderly services, food pantries, emergency relief and much more. Proceeds from the annual House of Providence Dinner will be used wherever the need is greatest.

   Tables of ten are available for $1,950, and individual reservations are $195. For more information, please visit www.ccoc.us or contact Margaret Benze at (315) 362-7579 for details.