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Please RSVP for Shannon Forde charity event

Shannon Forde, a longtime member of the Mets'

Shannon Forde, a longtime member of the Mets' public relations department, died Friday after a battle with breast cancer. Photo Credit: Handout

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 Meanwhile, those who plan to attend the 7:30 p.m. meet-and-greet session with former Mets players can email confirmations to or call (732) 241-1917.

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, 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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