Please RSVP for Shannon Forde charity event

Shannon Forde, who is a longtime member of Shannon Forde, who is a longtime member of the Mets' public relations department, was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. A wide spectrum of star athletes, from David Wright and Eli Manning to Lebron James and Tim Tebow, have mobilized to raise money for her. Photo Credit: Handout

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After Sandy forced the rescheduling of the charity event for Mets staffer Shannon Forde, the event's organizers are asking ticket-holders to confirm their attendance on the new date, Nov. 29, at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park, N.J.

Ticket-holders for the 7 p.m. benefit dinner can email confirmations to DuranteDebbie@hotmail.com. Meanwhile, those who plan to attend the 7:30 p.m. meet-and-greet session with former Mets players can email confirmations to Danielle.Heuer@optimum.net or call (732) 241-1917.

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Organizers are asking ticket-holders to confirm by Friday. Proceeds from the event will go toward assisting Forde, who was diagnosed in August with Stage IV breast cancer.

Though the dinner has been pushed back, fans will have until Wednesday to bid in an online auction that will benefit Forde. The auction, which can be found at www.charitybuzz.com/auctions/shannon, features various items, including a hitting session with third baseman David Wright and pitching lessons with R.A. Dickey and Johan Santana.

Also up for bid are meet-and-greets with Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton, Matt Lauer, Michael Strahan, Kelly Ripa and Jon Stewart.

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