JEFFERSONVILLE — The Center for Lay Ministries (CLM) will hold its annual CLM Hunger to Hope Fundraising Gala with a Hawaiian Luau theme. The date of the event is Aug. 22, from 6 to 10 p.m. Cost per ticket is $75. The evening will include buffet dinner, special entertainment, raffle, and silent auction. Location of the gala will be at The Refinery South, 500 Missouri Avenue, Jeffersonville Tickets for the event are on sale now.

There are sponsorship opportunities available. Reservation deadline is Aug. 15 and it is expected this event to sell out. Registration and checks may be made out to Center for Lay Ministries and dropped off or mailed to the Center for Lay Ministries office at 213 E. Maple St., Jeffersonville, Attn: Kara Brown, Executive Director. Registration sheet may be requested by calling or by downloading the form via the CLM website: Questions may be directed to or 812-282-0063.

The purpose of the CLM is to provide services to vulnerable populations in the local community with compassion, dignity and respect. CLM services include a food pantry and the Bliss House/Bliss Too residences/programs for women who are recovering from addictions.