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Unsolved Rochester: True Crime Fundraiser

May 18th, 2019 at 10:57 AM

Saturday, June 15th Gates Library Foundation will be hosting their 3rd annual fundraiser with true crime author and journalist, Gary Craig and guest host, Nikki Rudd on the evening of Saturday, June 15th at 6:30 PM. Gary will discuss one of the most infamous heists in America, Rochester's unsolved Brink's armored car robbery of 1993. Registration is required for free general registration tickets and for the $25 VIP tickets. Schedule of Events Free food, drinks, and desserts from Cabot Creamery, Get Caked, Cafe Macchiato, Boocha Babe Kombucha. 6:30 PM: VIP Meet & Greet with Gary Craig and Nikki Rudd featuring selection of food from Agatina's Restaurant. 6:30 PM: VIP and free ticket holders can enjoy bidding on silent auction prizes, wine pull, 50/50 raffle, free food and drinks. 8:00 PM: Bidding closes. Gary Craig presentation begins. 9:00 PM: Raffle and auction winners announced. Reserve Tickets Free General Registration Tickets Author presentation Silent auction 50/50 raffle Wine pull Desserts Book sales Commemorative t-shirt sales $25 VIP Meet & Greet Tickets All benefits of general registration tickets Sit down with Author & Journalist Gary Craig & Journalist Nikki Rudd Free commemorative t-shirt Food and specialty cocktail Limited to 50 people Sponsored in part by: General Code, Tractleads, The Harley School, Heritage Packaging, Stantec. Proceeds will benefit the Gates Public Library and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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Library Board Member Featured in New Book

May 3rd, 2019 at 1:11 PM

A short, non-fiction piece written by Gates Public Library Board of Trustees member Melanie Savidis is featured Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandparents. This collection is full of stories by grandparents about being a grandparent, and grandchildren about their grandparents. Personal stories about legacies and traditions, a grandparent's wisdom and lessons from grandchildren as well as the joys and challenges of grandparenting will touch the heart and tickle the funny bone. Check out a copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandparents from the Gates Public Library today!

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