Creative Endeavors’ artists featured at Saratoga Bridges’ Gala – July 16

Gala Chairs, Julie & Sonny Bonacio, and their dedicated committee members invite the community to support Saratoga Bridges at their 22nd Annual Gala “The White Party – Havana Nights” held on July 16 from 6:30-11PM at FASIG TIPTON in Saratoga
Springs.  This will be the 1st fundraiser held at this prestigious venue in 2011. 

 The event will feature food by Hall of Springs Catering, Open Bar Courtesy of DIAGEO, music by GRAVITY, Décor by Fine Affairs, A Silent and Live Auction and a cigar roller and Arthur Murray Dancers of Saratoga Springs.   People who bring their invitation to encounter, Saratoga Trunk or Violet’s & Stella’s of Saratoga can receive 10% off their dress for the event.  The Pink Paddock is giving away a Lilly Pulitzer Tote with dress purchase.

Saratoga Bridges’ Creative Endeavors artists have donated their piece “Victory
for the Live Auction.  The original torn cardboard collage (38″ x 46″) is a collaborative effort.
The effect is quite painterly, and the pieces transform at different viewing distances.  This green project allows people to work together while learning about color and developing a greater appreciation and understanding of art.  For many, it was their first exposure to
making art through this process.  They have gained confidence in their creative ability and have gone on to explore different media.  As a result, art has become an important part of their lives. The estimated value is $1,045.  The artists will be at the event to show other pieces.  Visit Creative Endeavors Artists on the web at
for more information.

The Online Auction features great items at
Special thanks to our Event and Season Sponsors: DIAGEO, The Adirondack Trust Company, Constance & Thomas D’Ambra, Coca-Cola, New Country Toyota Scion, The
Bonadio Group, CDPHP, Stewart’s Shops, TCT Federal Credit Union, Jeff & Heath Ames, Bollam, Sheedy & Torani, Julie & Sonny Bonacio – Bonacio Construction, Jasper & Elizabeth Alexander – Hattie’s Restaurant Corp., BCI Construction/The Elms at Saratoga, Saratoga Casino and Raceway, Saratoga National Bank & Trust Company, Marcus & Julie Fuller, Ianniello, Anderson & Reilly, Mary Gavin & Jim Lavigne, Live Nation – Saratoga, Bruce Lunsford, NBT Bank, The Okby Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Palio, PKS
Investments – Larry Appel, Michael & Linda Toohey, Turbine Services—The Riggi Family, Thomas & Tamara Valentine, Saratoga Today, PYX 106, 98.3 WTRY, GRAVITY, Arthur Murray Dancers of Saratoga Springs, Digital Imaging Technologies, Fine Affairs, Rain or Shine Tent Co.

Tickets are $150 per person or $125 (under 35) and $100 of the ticket price is tax deductible.  To make reservations, go to
24/7, call 587-0723 ext. 1242 or send reservation to Saratoga Bridges Foundation, “The White Party”, 16 Saratoga Bridges Blvd., Ballston Spa, NY  12020.

As one of the largest non-profit organizations in Saratoga County, Saratoga Bridges
has been providing the highest level of services and programs to 800 people with developmental disabilities and their families for more than 55 years by promoting their abilities and achievements in every aspect of community life.  Throughout their history, family members, staff and volunteers have been committed to ensuring that the individuals they serve are able to realize their goals, hopes and dreams.  They count on them to be there for them 24/7 as they work, shop, play, and volunteer.  They believe that the care they give increases immeasurably to the quality of life for every citizen and that they strive to help people lead full, productive and contributing lives.

About Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce

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