Ten years ago, Pamela Scully started to provide massage therapy services in Honeoye Falls. The community she found here inspired her to lay down roots.
She bought the vacant storefronts at the four corners in the village, entirely rehabbing both to open Bodywork Kneaded. That grand opening was five years ago.
On Friday, May 5, Scully is hosting a special anniversary event on one of the most celebratory nights of the year — Cinco de Mayo.
“From my very first visit to the village in 2006, I found Honeoye Falls quaint, and the people so interesting and friendly,” says Scully. “The decision to commit to a community was easy. I wanted to be part of the support that I was fortunate to find here. I was happy to purchase the building and move our home here.”
The Cinco de Mayo Ten-Year Anniversary Celebration begins Friday at 6:30 p.m., and runs until 11 p.m. A Latin-inspired catered dinner is included in the ticket price ($30 per person, $50 per couple), as well as live entertainment and a cash bar.
Everyone has an open invitation to cut a rug: Members of Grupo Cultural Latinos en Rochester will teach traditional salsa and merengue dances, with open dancing following. There are prizes for the best theme dressed partygoers, a limbo contest, and an award for the “most improved salsa dancer.”
Raffles include a prize basket to local businesses, and a 50/50 cash raffle that will benefit The Friends Project, a grassroots organization founded by a Honeoye Falls native that focuses on do-it-yourself community improvement in developing countries, including building a school in Nicaragua and providing college scholarships to Nicaraguan teens.
For more information or tickets, call Bodywork Kneaded at 802-2405.