Designer Bag Event to Benefit Hospice

Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care staff show off some of the designer handbags that will be available at the October 25 “Handbags for Hospice” event to be held at the Lakewood American Legion

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Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care

Lakewood Memorial Post #1286 will once again be hosting “Designer Bag Bingo” to benefit Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care on October 25th.  The public is invited to attend the event for a ladies night out, early Christmas shopping or just a night of fun, friends, and designer handbags.

Participants in the BINGO games compete to win designer handbags and wallets instead of cash. Famous designer brands including Coach, Kate Spade, Deux Luxe, Michael Kors and more will be available throughout the evening.

“This is a popular night out – the tickets tend to sell out quickly” says BJ Buonaiuto, CHPC Events Coordinator. “We had so much fun last time we decided we just had to do it again before the holidays are upon us. CHPC really appreciates the support from the community for this event and love the fact that the participants enjoy it so much!”

Tickets for the event are $30 per person. Each ticket includes 10 BINGO cards and a marker. Additional cards and wallet raffle tickets will be offered for $1 each. Light snacks will be provided, and a cash bar and full menu will be available to order throughout the evening.

Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the first game starting at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased in person at the Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care offices at 20 W. Fairmount Ave, Lakewood or the American Legion Post #1286, 174 Chautauqua Avenue, Lakewood. Tickets may also be purchased online at or by calling BJ Buonaiuto at (716) 410–w1802.

The mission of Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care is to provide end of life education and care in Chautauqua County. CHPC provides hospice care for patients and families facing life–limiting terminal illness, palliative care for those with serious chronic illness, and bereavement support to individuals, families and organizations who have suffered the loss of a loved one. For more information, visit or call (716) 338–0033.