Kula For Karma 6th Annual Gala Fundraiser *Hosted by ABC Eyewitness News Anchor, Lori Stokes
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, September 27, 2013, 03:57 PM EDT
Monday, October 28th 2013 at 7pm
Hilton Pearl River, Pearl River, NY
For Tickets: www.kulaforkarma.org
ABC Eyewitness News Anchor, Lori Stokes, will be hosting the event and Thomas Matthews, Executive Editor, Wine Spectator, will preview wines during pre-gala event. Kula for Karma will be honoring Dr. Annalisa Pastore, a devoted Kula for Karma board member and Founder of CHI-Medicine: Center for Holistic and Integrative Medicine.
The evening will be filled with fabulous food and wine in celebration of Kula for Karma’s therapeutic yoga programs. Over 30 restaurants in the region will be hosting tapas-style tasting stations, interspersed with wine pairings and an open bar. Table to Table donations will follow the event.
Participating restaurants as of 9/16 include: A Mano, Alain's Wine & Tapas, Bibi'z, Café Amici HoHoKus, Caffe Anello, Cake Boss, Capital Grille, Carousel Cakes, Cenzino Ristorante, Char, Dolphin, Chef Hunter Zampa, Esty Street, Fresh From the Farm 365, Giulios, HoHoKus Inn, Kulinary Karma, Kwan Thai, La Promenade Caterer, Masa Sushi and Grill, Oceanos, Pier 701, Quinta Steakhouse, The River Palm Terrace/Edgewater, Saddle River Inn, SD 26, The Shannon Rose, Sidewalk Bistro, Starbucks, The Stable, Stony Hill Inn, Two Henrys, Varka, Velo, and Wasabi.
Wines will be served compliments of Frederick Wildman & Sons, Ltd and the gala will feature the new Slovenia Vodka created by Chef Peter X. Kelly.
In addition to a silent auction of unique items and experiences, guests will have the opportunity to learn about and help Kula’s “Fund-A-Program”, highlighted in a brief video presentation about Kula’s populations in need, including Combat War Veterans, Pediatric Oncology Patients, Caregivers, and Children with Learning Differences.
Because of the very generous support of local businesses, sponsors and advertisers, 80% of all funds raised at the gala will go directly to funding the Kula for Karma programs.
To learn more about Kula for Karma, the annual fundraising Gala, including ticket purchases, sponsorship and advertising opportunities, please visit www.kulaforkarma.org
About Kula for Karma:
Kula for Karma is an innovative 501c3 organization, promoting wellness among society’s most vulnerable populations at no cost to clients or patients. Kula pioneers the integration of therapeutic yoga, meditation, and stress management into mainstream medicine and healthcare.
Kula for Karma develops and offers unique therapeutic yoga programs customized to individuals that have been challenged by difficult circumstances, including illness, addiction and abuse at no charge. Since 2007, Kula for Karma has been bringing this cost effective rehabilitation service on the road and into a broad range of service organizations in and around the NJ/NY Metro area. www.kulaforkarma.org
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