Celebrity Bartender Event on June 9 to Benefit the Gray House
SPRINGFIELD — On Thursday, June 9 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., the Student Prince at 8 Fort St., Springfield, will host a celebrity bartender event to benefit the Gray House. All tips and a portion of food and drink proceeds will be donated to the Gray House.
Fifteen community leaders will volunteer their time to serve drinks and help the Gray House raise money through their tips. Bartenders will work in 30-minute shifts. They include:
• 5:30-6 p.m.: District Attorney Anthony Gulluni; Melinda Phelps, Bulkley Richardson; Ellen Freyman, Shatz, Schwartz & Fentin, P.C.;
• 6-6:30 p.m.: State Rep. Carlos Gonzalez; Vanessa Otero, Partners for Community; Tony Cignoli, A.L. Cignoli Co.;
• 6:30-7 p.m.: Kateri Walsh, Springfield City Council; Dan Walsh, city of Springfield; Michael Fenton, Shatz, Schwartz & Fentin, P.C. and Springfield City Council;
• 7-7:30 p.m.: Mark Dupont, Diocese of Springfield; Michael Kogut, Kogut Law, P.C.; Tom Ashe, Springfield City Council;
• 7:30-8 p.m.: Peter Ellis, DIF Design; David Chase, Freedom Credit Union; Jeremy Casey, Name Net Worth.
The Gray House is a small, neighborhood human-service agency located at 22 Sheldon St. in the North End of Springfield. Its mission is to help neighbors facing hardships to meet their immediate and transitional needs by providing food, clothing, and educational services in a safe, positive environment. For more information about the celebrity bartending event, visit grayhouse.org/celebrity-bartender-event or contact Dena Calvanese, Gray House executive director, at (413) 734-6696, ext. 100, or [email protected].