YONKERS, N.Y. -- Greyston will host its Annual Gala at X20 Xaviars on the Hudson in Yonkers on Wednesday, June 15.
The evening cocktail party will highlight the success of Open Hiring and honor the Yonkers community, core to all Greyston programs.
Special honorees at this year’s benefit are Sobeida Cruz, Founder of Charter School of Educational Excellence and Ken Jenkins, Westchester County Legislator.
The event will feature food prepared by chef Peter Kelly.
Yonkers Brewing Co. will be providing the beer and Yonkers distillery, Nahmia et Fils has created a special Celebrate Yonkers cocktail to add to X20s selection of wines and spirits.
Yonkers resident, Joe D’Lando will provide the music, and Greyston Bakery brownies will be available for dessert, including Vegan Chocolate Fudge Brownie and Snickerdoodle Blondie.
Members of the Greyston Community who have made changes in their lives through Open Hiring will share their experiences.
There will be a silent auction with items from Ben & Jerry’s, Winston and Son Jewelers, Yonkers Brewing Co., Shakespeare in the Park, Sound Associates.
Greyston provides jobs, workforce development, community gardens and environmental education, housing and an Early Learning Center to address the underserved needs of Yonkers residents.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Karen at (914) 376-3900, ext. 222.
X20 Xaviars on the Hudson is located at 71 Water Grant St, Yonkers.