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Confections in Chocolate Gala

Another "SWEET" success!

The Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York
celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the
Confections in Chocolate Gala on March 9th
 at Wolferts Roost Country Club!

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Cool Insurance with Masks (2)We are pleased to announce that over $67,000 was raised at this year's "Black and White Masquerade Ball"!  Everyone got in on the fun, wearing their masquerade masks and black and white attire!  View more photos of the event...     

Dessert Table (3)It was an enjoyable evening of fine dining, music, dancing, and all the chocolate dessert you can eat from local pastry chefs and restaurants who donated their finest chocolate creations for all to enjoy!

Joan's Cake Chateau was voted "Best Themed Dessert" by the attendees, pictured here, front tiered cake on the left.

Live Auction (4)Benita Zahn, anchor and Health Reporter NewsChannel 13, was our Mistress of Ceremony and also served as Auctioneer. 

Over 150 silent auction items were available to bid on including overnight packages, gift cards to restaurants, family fun packages, sports memorabilia, jewelry from Hannoush Jewelers, and more!  Live auction items were also available, including a "Fourth of July in Chatham, Cape Cod" package, a box at the Saratoga Race Track, overnight at the Mirror Lake Inn and more!  

Gene Receiving Flame of Hope AwardThe Annual Flame of Hope Award was presented to Eugene Nachamkin, Ph.D. for his outstanding contributions made to the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York by sharing his time, talent, and treasure with the organization.  His support has helped raise awareness of epilepsy and the services the Foundation provides to people affected by epilepsy.  Read more...


WK Angelina (3)WK Fiona (4)The 2013 Winning Kids were also introduced, Fiona Carroll, 9, of Averill Park and Angelina Dutcher, 10, of Glasco.     Read more...



Congratulations to the winner of the Saratoga Getaway Raffle - Bob G. of Gardiner, NY! Thanks to everyone that participated!

Special THANKS! to our Top Sponsors:



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Capital Region Orthopaedics Group
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