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ITHACA, N.Y. — The Greater Ithaca Board of Directors invites you to GIAC’s 45th Birthday Brunch & Auction fund raising event.

Enjoy brunch, entertainment and a silent auction featuring over $5,000 in retail value of “Get Away With GIAC” themed auction items including hotel stays, gift baskets, site seeing tours, local wine and beer related items, spa packages, restaurant gift certificates and much more.

The event is happening Saturday, September 16 from 11 am – 2 pm at Lot 10 in Ithaca. Advance tickets are $12 and are on sale at GIAC Mon. – Fri, 830 am – 5:30 pm or $15 at the door the day of the event.

Brunch will include eggs, french toast bake, breakfast potatoes, fruit, pancakes and grits, plus gluten free and vegan options prepared by GIAC’s Teen Catering Program members. Cash bar. Come out and support GIAC’s youth, teen, senior and community programs.

A list of all the auction items will be posted on Friday, September 15 at noon at www.facebook.com/giacinc. We hope to see you there.

For more information contact GIAC at 607-272-3622 or email kphillips@cityofithaca.org.