27th Annual Confections in Chocolate Celebrates "Bella Notte: An Evening in Italy"
The annual fundraising gala, "Confections in Chocolate" will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia. This year's theme is "Bella Notte: An Evening in Italy"!The evening begins with a cocktail hour from 5:30-6:30pm, followed by the program, dinner and an assortment of exquisite chocolate desserts donated by local pastry chefs and restaurants, the highlight of the evening! Live music performed by Grand Central Station and dancing will begin at 9pm until midnight!
Over 100 silent auction packages will be available for bidding as well as several live auction items. Such items include overnight packages, jewelry, dinners at local restaurants, sports memorabilia, and many more! View a sampling of our auction packages (coming soon).
During the program, the 2015 Flame of Hope Award will be presented to Michael Gruenthal, MD, PhD, Professor and Bender Chair of the Department of Neurology at Albany Medical College, and director of the Neurosciences Institute at Albany Medical Center.
We will also be introducing our 2015 Winning Kids.
The local pastry chefs and restaurants donating will be donating their finest chocolate desserts for all to enjoy Check back to see who's donating in January.
This event has attracted up to 300 people annually. Space is limited and reservations are required; black-tie optional.
Tickets are $150 each; $125 ages 30 and under. Already have plans? Then join us for Dessert and Dancing Only (9pm-midnight) for only $50 and enjoy the sounds of Grand Central Station!
Contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (518) 456-7501 to request an invitation be mailed to you.
Sponsorships and Program Book Ads to purchase are still available!
Special Thanks to our Top Sponsors (as of 12-18-14)!
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