Mental Health group to host fundraiser

JOHNSTOWN – The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties will hold its Unmask the Face of Mental Illness fundraising masquerade ball from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Sept. 21 at St. Patrick’s Masonic Lodge, 22 N. Perry St.

Semiformal and formal attire will be appropriate for the event, and masks will be available at the door.

Tickets are $50 per person. The cost will include beginner ballroom dance lessons, music by the eight-piece TS Ensemble, hors d’oeuvres by the Railyard restaurant and desserts by the Chick & Hen Baking Company. A cash bar will be available. State Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk and Assemblyman Marc Butler will be in attendance, a news release said.

Registration is required by Sept. 11. Checks can be mailed to the Mental Health Association at 309 Meadow St., Johnstown, NY 12095, or dropped off at the office. For more information, call 762-5332.