Local charity group celebrates 40th anniversary with help from world-renowned vocalist

Created: February 21, 2020 01:28 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) Executive Director Lori VanAuken joined us in the studio to share details on their upcoming 40th anniversary fundraiser events featuring internationally-acclaimed vocalist and Paralympian Ronan Tynan.

On Thursday, March 12, Ronan, an Irish tenor, will perform at The Hochstein School getting audience members into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit. He will join CCCS for Breakfast With Friends the following morning, where he’ll share his incredible life story. 


Event sponsors include Rochester Colonial Manufacturing (Presenting Partner), Daisy Marquis Jones Foundations, Jack Balinsky, Mason Marketing, Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, Canandaigua National Bank, Wegmans, MediSked, Midwest Asset Acceptance, and Rochester Area Community Foundation. 

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