Gay & Lesbian Services of Western New York


Our 28th anniversary fund raising GAYLA will be held November 10, 2011, at Asbury Hall in Babeville.  For information about the event, underwriting opportunities, programs ads or tickets, please contact Executive Director Marvin L. Henchbarger at 855.0221 or

Year    Honoree                                       Honorary Chair
2011    Frank Goldberg                                    Donald Licht
            Patricia A. Jones                                    Emeritus Member,
            Xander Karsten, Esq.                           Board of Directors
            Ari Moore

2010    Lou Moran
            Kay Patterson

2009    Darren Chiacchia                                 Gordon Ballard, AD Stuff
                 Olympic Medalist

2008    GLYS alumni                                        Rev. Joel Miller/UUC-Buffalo
            George “Cybill” Koczon                      Rabbi Harry Rosenfeld
            Holly Lindstrom                                      Temple Beth Zion
            Andy Sfeir
            Latisha Jones

2007    Babs Conant & Camille Cox              Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown
2006    Assemblyman Paul A. Tokasz          Professor Nils Olsen
                Majority Leader,                                Dean, UB Law School
                NYS Assembly
2005    Mary Hale Meyer                                Shari Jo Reich
2004    Paul J. Michaels                                    Lana and Howard Benatovich

GLYS celebrated 20 years of service to GLBT youth.

2003    Founders                                                Honorable Judith Fisher
Mark Boser                                                         Erie County Legislator
Robert Frank
James Haynes, Ph.D.
Donald Licht

Thomas Hammond
Robert Uplinger

Special 20th Anniversary
Builder Awards:
Sherrill Cooper
Susan Gaska
Ross Hewitt, M.D.
Shari Jo Reich

2002    Madeline Davis                                        Dr. Muriel A. Howard, President -Buffalo State
2001    William H. Gardner                                Javier Bustillos
2000    Assemblyman Sam Hoyt                        Scot Fisher, Righteous Babe Records
1999    Mayor Anthony Masiello                        Andres Garcia


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s