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Holyoke Mall at InglesideHolyoke Mall at Ingleside is proud, once again, to pledge its support for the Future Begins Here Gala benefit which is held here annually. For over two decades, on the first Sunday in May, this event has been held at the shopping center and continues to grow each year.

Holyoke Mall is thrilled and honored to provide the location for the Gala. It’s a unique setting to enjoy fine dining showcased from some of the area’s most creative restaurants while bidding on donations from many of our merchants and local benefactors.We fully expect this year’s event to be bigger and better than last year. We know these groups benefit greatly from this event as all monies raised go directly to the organizations involved.

On Sunday evening, May 7, 2017, the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside and The Future Begins Here will again present a gala benefit for children’s agencies. This year’s event will feature Dave Madsen, the voice of the Pioneer Valley and Channel 40’s anchorman, as emcee, together with George Lewis in a repeat performance as auctioneer. As always, a superb gourmet buffet showcasing the specialties of the master chefs from the following area restaurants:

Tickets:

In addition to purchasing tickets on our website, tickets can be purchased:

By Phone:

The Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc.
(413) 532-1462
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County
(413) 259-3345
Holyoke Rows
(413)322-5647

By Mail:

To purchase tickets by mail, please send your check along with your name and the mailing address to where the tickets should be sent. Please make your check payable to: The Future Begins Here and mail by April 24, 2015 to: P.O. Box 6808, Holyoke, MA 01041-6808

Directions & Map:

Inside Mall Location: Lower Level Blue Entrance near Macy’s

Holyoke Mall is easy to reach from all directions. If you are traveling:

From Albany, NY and points West: Take the New York State Thruway Route 90 East to Massachusetts Turnpike Route 90, Exit 4. Then take Interstate 91 North to Ingleside Exit 15. At the bottom of the off ramp, bear right at the traffic light and then merge right onto Holyoke Street.

From Hartford, CT and points South: Take Interstate 91 North to Ingleside Exit 15. At the bottom of the off ramp bear right at the traffic light and then merge right onto Holyoke Street.

From Boston, MA and points East: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike Route 90 West to Exit 4. Take Interstate 91 North to Ingleside Exit 15. At the bottom of the off ramp bear right at the traffic light and then merge right onto Holyoke Street.

From Brattleboro, VT and points North: Take Interstate 91 South to Ingleside Exit 15. At the bottom of the off ramp bear left. Go straight through one set of traffic lights. At the next traffic light merge right onto Holyoke Street.


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