The Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania will hold its 10th annual gala on Sept. 26, when it will honor two people for their contributions to society and modeling of Franciscan values.
Bonnie Brieschke of Sylvania, co-owner of Brieschke Bakery, will receive the 2009 St. Clare Award for her tireless efforts to help people in need.
Victor Ciancetta of Steubenville, Ohio, is receiving the St. Francis Award. He is a retired architectural designer who has been helping Franciscan sisters on numerous projects since 1947.
The gala, to be held on the motherhouse campus in Sylvania, will start at 4 p.m. with a liturgy in Queen of Peace Chapel and dinner and silent auction at the Franciscan Center at 5 p.m.