Meet the Mets, support a good cause

Shannon Dalton Forde, a member of the Mets media relations staff, has been diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer. And you can help offset the medical and other expenses her family will incur during her treatment while meeting former Mets in the process.

A fundraiser will take place Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. at Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park, N.J.

You can attend an autograph session for $250 that is scheduled to include Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, John Franco, Bobby Ojeda, Edgardo Alfonzo, Al Leiter, Ed Charles, Ed Kranepool and Sean Landeta.

There is also a dinner emceed by Ron Darling for $100 that includes open bar, cocktail hour, dinner and dancing.

Attend both parts for $300.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.hopeshinesforshannon.com or contact Debbie Durante at durantedebbie@hotmail.com or 201-906-9255 or Cindy Santos at tripletmomof3@hotmail.com.

To make a monetary donation, mail check payable to "Hope Shines for Shannon" to P.O. Box 3145, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742.