Open Doors: Celebrating 175 Years of Mission and Community, St. Ann’s 2022 fundraising gala, drew the parish’s family and many supporters together for a delightful evening on Thursday, October 27. A cocktail reception kicked off the event with a special presentation of organ music by Music Director Gregory D’Agostino. Dinner and a terrific program followed with presentations and remarks by Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reunoso, Assemblymember JoAnne Simon and Councilmember Lincoln Restler.
Spirit and Service awards honored the St. Ann’s Pop-Up Pantry Volunteers and Perelandra Natural Foods, and the Groundswell NYC Youth Arts Program. The musical program featured terrific performances by Gabrielle Stravelli and Michael Winther, vocalists; Michael Kanan, piano; Pat O’Leary, bass; Janice Lowe, piano & vocals; and Yohann Potico, bass guitar. A wonderful time was had by all! Photos by Brian Geltner. Click on an image for slideshow.