Calendar of Health Events

May 5

EYS event to raise funds for cancer patients

EYS Embrace Your Sisters, a Canandaigua-based nonprofit whose mission is to provide emergency financial assistance for people with breast cancer, is organizing its 17th annual Tea at Two Fashion Show.

According to EYS, this “will be a truly inspirational afternoon” and is the largest fundraising event that Embrace Your Sisters holds. Fashion show models will include breast cancer survivors who will be on the runway showcasing the latest trends.

The event will start at 2 p.m., May 5, at Casa Larga Vineyards & Winery, 2287 Turk Hill Road in Fairport. Tickets are $50 and are available at the organization’s website,


May 5

Hearing loss group schedules programs

The Hearing Loss Association of America – Rochester Chapter’s feature presentation will highlight officials at Lifespan of Greater Rochester who will explain some of the more than 30 services it offers for older adults and caregivers — from transportation, to choosing a Medicare plan, to health and wellness programs. The event will take place at noon on May 7 at St Paul’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 25 Westminster Road at East Avenue. People may also participate by Zoom (To obtain Zoom link, pre-register at the chapter website

For other HLAA programs taking place in May, visit


May 15

NCADD-RA presents annual luncheon

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-Rochester Area’s (NCADD-RA) 78th Annual Luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Rochester. Keynote speaker Stephen L. Dewey will present “Understanding the Science of Substance Use Disorder.” Dewey received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa and completed his postdoctoral fellowship in the neurology department at Stony Brook University. During his 23-year tenure at Brookhaven National Laboratory, he conducted research on the effects of addictive drugs on the human brain. Dewey has published more than 250 peer-reviewed scientific research articles, book chapters, and abstracts. For more information or to register, contact Elaine Alvarado at or call 585-719-3481. You may also visit to register online.


July 28

Golf tournament to benefit Notre Dame Learning Center

The Notre Dame Learning Center will holding its annual golf tournament on July 28 at Webster Golf Club, 440 Salt Road, Webster. The tournament begins at 1:30 p.m. with a shotgun start. Golfers will enjoy playing 18 holes of golf (cart included) in a four-person scramble—a guarantee of fun. Awards will be announced at the dinner that follows the conclusion of the round.

All proceeds from the day are used to support the work of the center. With its main campus at the Charles Settlement House, NDLC provides free tutoring to students in grades 1-9 whose families may not otherwise be able to afford such services to support or augment their children’s education.

For more information on being a sponsor or participating in the tournment, contact the Notre Dame Learning Center at 585-254-5110 or online at .