Cecropia Strong, founded by Julie Hahnke, will host its Second Annual Gala & Auctions on Sunday, Oct. 16, with proceeds funding the organization’s mission to help and provide hope for those who are physically disabled. The event will take place at The Masons’ Philanthropic Lodge, 62 Pleasant Street in Marblehead, and will be catered by Louise Moore and Every Little Breeze. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased on the website at https://cecropiastrong.org or checks can be sent to Cecropia Strong, 141 Elm Street, Apt. 2, Marblehead, MA 01945. Donations in any amount are also welcome.