Charity news and happenings across the East End

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Katy’s Courage is hosting the eighth annual skate-a-thon.

Snowflake Gala

The North Fork Chamber of Commerce presents its eighth annual Snowflake Gala and Awards Dinner on Friday, January 25, from 6 to 11 PM. Honorees include Greenport Harbor Brewing Company and Jernick Moving and Storage. The event will take place at Raphael Winery in Peconic. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing, and music by That Motown Band. The cost is $120 per person and $225 per couple. For tickets, call 631-765-3161 or email info@northforkchamber.org.

Love Bites

The annual Love Bites event to benefit Katy’s Courage will be held on Saturday, January 26, from 7 to 10:30 PM. The event will take place at The Muses in Southampton and will feature chef tastings from restaurants across the East End. Tickets are $100, or two for $150. For more info, visit www.KatysCourage.org.

Valentine Salon Luncheon

East End Hospice will host its 20th annual Valentine Salon Luncheon benefitting Camp Good Grief on Wednesday, February 6, from 11 AM to 2 PM in New York City at 583 Park Avenue. The event will feature the Good Heart honoree and speaker Jennifer Finkelstein, president and founder of the 5 Under 40 Foundation. The Valentine Salon Image Award will go to Paris Rosenthal, the co-author of “Dear Girl” and “Dear Boy.” For tickets and more info, email Chrissy Michne at cmichne@eeh.org.

Rock Your Heart Out

Eastern Long Island Hospital Foundation presents Rock Your Heart Out on Saturday, February 9, from 6 to 10 PM at Greenport Harbor Brewery in Peconic. Join for an evening of refreshments, food, and dancing. There will be live music by POC. The cover is $60 per person or $100 per couple. Contact Linda Sweeney at 631-477-5498.

Katy’s Skate-A-Thon

Katy’s Courage is hosting the eighth annual skate-a-thon at Buckskill Winter Club in East Hampton on Sunday, February 10, beginning at 3 PM. All proceeds will benefit Katy’s Courage. The day includes public skating, skate classes, a puck throw, hockey game, raffle drawings, and the skate-a-thon. Registration forms are available at http://www.buckskillwinterclub.com or www.KatysCourage.org.

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