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You have been invited by one of our several generous hosts to attend a special, closed event being held to raise funds to support the May Dugan Center.  The May Dugan Center at Home: A Posh Picnic, is a multi-site event designed to make our guests feel comfortable and safe while supporting a valuable community asset! 

The entire event will be celebrated over the weekend of August 6, 7, and 8th at various sites featuring the same delicious menu catered by Spice Catering Co. Additionally, beer and wine are included in the ticket price.  You, along with 200 other Picnickers across the city of Cleveland, will not only enjoy the event in a private and personal environment with friends, but will cumulatively make a strong impact on the lives of so many we serve in our community who rely on May Dugan Center for help. 

Event Details
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Ticket price:  $100 includes:

The picnic will be catered by none other than the Spice Catering Co.,--the widely acclaimed culinary venture by Ben Bebenroth! Ben is known for his farm-to-bistro food, which is an environmentally conscious undertaking.  Right down to the packaging, Ben and his staff seek to provide his customers with quality ingredients while honoring the region and the season. 

The menu choices are:


Spice Grilled Ohio Chicken (aji rojo sauce) OR 

Cleveland Tofu (compesto) 


Roasted Eggplant + Pepper Brown Rice 

Sungold Tomato, Zucchini + Feta Salad 

Sweet Corn Spoon Bread (blistered sweet corn + basil) 

Spice Acres Saged Focaccia (whipped butter)


Peachy Crumble Bar

Beer, Wine, and soft drinks are included in the ticket price. 

When checking out, please indicate if you are ordering the Chicken or Tofu. Thank you.

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Your invitation gives the host name, address, day and time of the posh picnic you will be attending.  If you cannot locate your invitation, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Development Director, Brenda Saridakis at or 216-631-5800 ext 124 who can assist you.


Below are the host names and addresses, as well as the day and time of their picnic.

Kim Heinen

1854 Fulton Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44113
Date and Time: Friday, August 6, 2021,

5:30pm to 9:30pm


Alexa Marinos and Chris Kramer

6459 Brecksville Rd. 
Independence, OH 44131
Date and Time: Saturday, August 7, 2021,

6:30pm to11:30pm


Mark Ross and Tommy Marzella    

10810 Edgewater Dr. 
Cleveland, OH 44102
Date and Time: Sunday, August 8, 2021,

11:00am to 3:00pm

Mike O’Connor, Jeff Syder, and Jeff Ramsey

5302 Bridge Ave.,
Cleveland, OH 44113
Date and Time: Saturday, August 7, 2021,

4:00pm to 8:00pm


Bob and Susan Rotatori

3169 Ludlow Rd. 
Shaker Hts., OH 44120
Date and Time: Saturday, August 7, 2021,

7:00pm to 11:00pm


Angela Vannucci and Justin Ray

1446 W. 48th St. 
Cleveland, OH 44102
Date and Time: Saturday, August 7, 2021,

7:00pm to 11:00pm


Maria Nosse and Justin Fleming

1862 W. 44th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
Date and Time: Saturday, August 7, 2021,

7:30 pm to 11:30pm

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We are raising funds that provide innovative and effective human service programming that help to make a difference in the lives of many seeking to overcome barriers like poverty, mental illness and trauma. As you can imagine, COVID-19 Pandemic has only increased the needs of people facing barriers.  You can help support our cause by purchasing a Sponsorship or Program Ad to support this event and make a positive impact on the lives of over 10,000 people living in our community. Your support goes directly to people who live and work in our community.  


Through your support of the May Dugan Center at Home: A Posh Picnic,  your business will gain significant exposure and recognition as an organization committed to your community and “helping people enrich and advance their lives and communities.” Should you have any questions concerning the event details, please contact Patty Kaplan


Click here to see sponsorship details


Two ways to purchase a sponsorship, online or paper form,

see the links below: 

Purchase Tickts
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The Ticket Price is $100 per person and includes: 

  • Dinner (see menu), Beer and Wine 

  • An opportunity to support the community and the May Dugan Center 

For those guests invited to the Mark Ross & Tommy Marzella party, please use the "Ross-Marzella Tickets" link. For all other guests, please use the "General Tickets" link. 

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