THE FIRST GALA 2009: took place on October 24th, 2009 at the St. George Golf and Country Club. The black-tie affair featured dinner and dancing as well as a silent auction. Funds raised built an urgently needed portico over the front entrance to the nursing home. Co-chairs: Giedra Paulionis and Angela Abromaitis. (In the photo below, from Left to Right: Mr. Douglas Porter (Turner & Porter), Evelyn Brett (High Park Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine), Al Pace (PACE Law Firm), Giedra Paulionis (Co-Chair, Labdara Golden Gala), Jeffrey Porter (Turner & Porter), Angele Abromaitis (Co-Chair Labdara Gala) and Andy Sileika (Parama Credit Union). Photo above by David Bober.