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Joe Gerace’s Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Thursday, April 11, 2019  4 PM – 7 PM

Please join Genesee Cancer Assistance on Thursday, April 11th, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Ascension Parish Hall (17 Sumner St., Batavia) for Joe Gerace’s Annual Spaghetti Dinner.

Dine in or take out. Dinners are $10 for adults, and $7 for children ages 5 through 12 years. Dinners for children under 5 years old are free. As in years past, complementary dinners will be available to any veteran or active duty military. There will be ample parking, and the facility is handicap accessible.

The dinner will include various raffles: a 50/50 raffle, $100 money tree, wine & chocolate baskets, and more! Winners do not need to be present.

All proceeds will benefit Genesee Cancer Assistance.

Genesee Cancer Assistance, cofounded in 1995 by Dorothy Schlaggel and Russ Romano, is a community-based, volunteer organization through which cancer patients and their families living in Genesee County have access to financial aid and a variety of support services. Since its founding, Genesee Cancer Assistance has been fortunate to assist thousands of individuals; hundreds each year.

A lifelong Batavia resident, and one of the original members to sit on GCA’s board of directors, Joe Gerace was passionately committed to helping people afflicted with cancer. He is the originator of the Simply Beautiful program and the Spaghetti Dinner that is held in his honor each year. Joe gave selflessly to the mission of Genesee Cancer Assistance until he lost his own courageous battle with cancer on Nov. 17, 2016.

Call the GCA office for more information, or to purchase your tickets in advance: (585) 345-0417.


Ascension Parish Hall

17 Sumner Street

Batavia, NY



Friday, June 28, 2019 10:30AM-9:30PM

The Annual Genesee Cancer Assistance Bocce & Golf Against Cancer Tournament will be held at Batavia Country Club, 7909 Batavia Byron Road, Batavia, NY on Friday, June 28, 2019 (10:30AM golf registration, 11AM lunch, 12PM golf shotgun start, 12PM bocce registration, 1PM bocce start, awards & dinner following golf).

This year’s honorary co-chairs are TBD.

Along with the golf and bocce tournaments, the day includes lunch, dinner, prizes, awards, and loads of fun! A dinner-only option is available. Funds raised assist cancer patients in Genesee County.

Registration forms, sponsorship information, and complete event details will be posted in spring 2019.


Batavia Country Club,

7909 Batavia Byron Road,

Batavia, NY.