Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern NY

26th Annual Confections in Chocolate Celebrates "A Tropical Paradise"

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The annual fundraising gala, "Confections in Chocolate" will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia.  This year's theme is "A Tropical Paradise"!

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 "TS Ensembleand 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...

During the program, the 2014 Flame of Hope Award will be presented to Michael C. Hoffman, President of Turf Hotels, for his dedication and commitment to raising awareness and funds for the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York.  Learn more... 

We will also be introducing our 2014 Winning Kids.  Learn more...

The local pastry chefs and restaurants donating their finest chocolate desserts for all to enjoy include (as of 2/21/14):  Joan's Cake Chateau, Albany Marriott, Farmer Boy Diner & Restaurant, Coccadott's Cake Shop, Pie Squared Bakery & Sweet Shop, Glen Sanders Mansion and Blue Ribbon Diner.  We will update this list as more come in!

This event has attracted up to 300 people annually.  Space is limited and reservations are required; black-tie optional, formal Caribbean attire encouraged! 

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 TS Ensemble!

Register online or contact Susan at skaczynski@epilepsyneny.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 2-14-14)!


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