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Yeats Tavern, 42-24 Bell Blvd., Bayside, will hold a benefit for Una and Aoifa Rogers, whose Irish immigrant parents and 4-year-old brother were killed in a house fire in April. The benefit will be on Sunday, Nov. 12, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The 10- and 6-year-old have since moved to Ireland to live with their grandmother. Money raised will be used to give them a safe and secure future. For more information call Joe McManus at 718-225-0652.

The United Presbyterian and Reformed Adult Ministries, Flushing House Senior Retirement Residence, and United Lifeline Personal Emergency Response Service invite all to their Millennium Year 2000 Gala on Thursday, Nov. 9, at Terrace on the Park in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7:30. Special guests are Matilda Cuomo and Carol Gresser. Call 718-762-3198.

Chabad of Northeast Queens celebrates its third Awards Dinner in commemoration of eight years of educational programs and activities in northeast Queens. The theme of this year's dinner will be "Building the Dream - The New Yankel Rosenbaum Chabad Community Center."

The event will be at the New Reception House at 167-17 Northern Blvd. in Flushing on Saturday, Nov. 4. There will be live music from the band Forestieri (The Strangers). Tickets are $60 for members, $65 for non-members. To make reservations call 626-2325.

Young Israel of New Hyde Park holds its 46th anniversary Journal Dinner on Saturday evening, Dec. 2, at the Plainview Jewish Center. Their Community Service Award will be given to State Sen. Frank Padavan (R-Bellerose). Guests of honor will be Sidney and Judy Fine.

The Foundation for Supporters of the Disabled hosts a holiday party Tuesday, Dec. 12, at Caffe on the Green.

A cocktail and buffet supper reception will last from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., with music provided by the Hank Lane Orchestra. A limited number of VIP raffle tickets will be sold for $100 each. First prize in the drawing wins $10,000 cash. Second prize is a weekend in As Vegas for two at the Mirage hotel, air fare included. For more information and to make reservations or purchase raffle tickets, call 718-445-4700, Ext. 2004.

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