Love For Pubudu Benefit at GCC

What:   Love For Pubudu Benefit at GCC When: Saturday, October 15, 2011              6-8 pm Where:Genesee Community College - The Forum              One College Rd, Batavia, NY 14020 Who:   GCC students and staff, College Village residents and staff, and their family, friends and community members Background: On Saturday, October 15, Genesee Community College’s on-campus housing, College Village, will sponsor a benefit for senior resident assistant, friend, and colleague, Pubudu Pattiyage.

What:   Love For Pubudu Benefit at GCC

When: Saturday, October 15, 2011
             6-8 pm

Where:Genesee Community College - The Forum
             One College Rd, Batavia, NY 14020

Who:   GCC students and staff, College Village residents and staff, and their family, friends and community members

Background:
On Saturday, October 15, Genesee Community College’s on-campus housing, College Village, will sponsor a benefit for senior resident assistant, friend, and colleague, Pubudu Pattiyage. Pubudu is 29 years old and an international student from Sri Lanka. This benefit, “Love for Pubudu,” will raise vital funds for Pubudu who was hospitalized throughout the month of September in the Neuro ICU of Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital with a brain hemorrhage. He was released from the hospital on September 26 and will endure speech and physical therapies as well as future procedures.

The benefit will be a spaghetti dinner with a Chinese auction to raise funds to help Pubudu with his rehabilitation expenses. The dinner will run from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Forum at the Batavia Campus of GCC. Tickets for the dinner are $8 for adults and $6 for children and will be available at the door. Children under the age of five are free. The Chinese auction features over 50 donated baskets and gift certificates from local business. Chinese auction tickets are $5 for 25 tickets and winners do not have to be present to win.

For more information please contact Ellen Brokaw at 343-0163.


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