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The Valentine's Soirée, Saturday, February 9, 2019. 

Join us on February 9 for a great party supporting a great cause.

Proceeds from this year's Valentine’s Soirée will support Bassett Medical Center’s Arts in Health Care program, an evidence-based initiative that is designed to reduce stress and promote healing among patients, their families, and providers through artistic engagement.

Our Honorary Guests for the evening are Flis & Andy Blum, strong supporters of the arts and Bassett Healthcare Network.

Tickets are $150 each and include drinks, dinner, and desserts. Click here to register, and please see below for information on our sponsors, our live auction, and our Best of Live raffle.

Supporting Sponsors:

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

The Table Rock Group at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

The New York Susquehanna & Western Railway Corp.

Preferred Mutual Insurance Co.

Thuillez, Ford, Gold, Butler & Monroe LLP

Participating Sponsors:

Bank of Cooperstown

Casella Waste Management of NY, Inc.

Commercial Investigations LLC

Epic Landscapes, Inc.

Mirabito Energy Products

Northern Eagle Beverages, Inc.

O’Connor First – Attorneys at Law

StatStaff Professionals

Entertainment: 

DJ Sound FX, 8-11 p.m. in the Iroquois Room

Variety of artists who support Bassett’s Arts in Healthcare Program will offer performances between 9-11 p.m. in the Fenimore Room

Cupid’s Craft Corner:

Guests will have an opportunity to be an active participant in Bassett’s Arts in Healthcare Program by creating Valentine’s cards to be given to patients in the Oak Room throughout the evening.

Best of Live Raffle:

One lucky winner takes home the auction item of their choice!

Each raffle ticket costs $100.

Only 75 tickets will be sold!

Select any one live auction item.

The winning ticket will be drawn at the soiree just before the live auction begins at 7:30 p.m..

The pre-selected item will be removed from the live auction line-up.

No need to be present to win; the winner will be notified by Monday, February 11, 2019.

Tickets must be purchased with CASH or CHECK only.

To purchase a ticket contact the Friends office at 607-547-3928 or friends.office@bassett.org.

Live Auction Items:

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina, 7-day stay in 3-bedroom, 1-bath apartment

Donated by Albie Alvarez-Cote

Dates based on availability, to be arranged with owner.  

  • Waterford, ME, 3-night stay for 2 adults at Bear Mountain Inn with romance or relaxation package

Donated by David & Susan Theobald

Mid-week stay or available weekend. Exp. March 20, 2020.

  • Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head, SC, 7-night stay for 8 in a 3-bedroom, 3-bath vacation home

Donated by Connie & Mike Jastremski

Available September 1 – December 31, 2019.

  • Hobe Sound, FL, 7-night stay for 4 adults in a 3-bedroom, 3-bath private townhouse

Donated by Dr. Paul Jenkins

Limited to adults age 30 and over.  Available February 15 – April 30, 2019 or January 2 – April 30, 2020.

  • Four-course dinner with wine and beer pairings for 20 guests in the Diamond Rush barn at Miner's Village

Donated by Herkimer Diamond Mines

Date to be arranged by winner with Miner’s Village. Exp. December 31, 2019

  • A la carte dinner with wine and champagne toast for 12 guests in the Pioneer Wine Room at The Otesaga Resort Hotel

Donated by The Otesaga Resort Hotel

Date to be arranged by winner with The Otesaga. Exp. December 31, 2019

  • Two pairs of tickets (4 total) to two performances at the 2019 Glimmerglass Festival

Donated by Glimmerglass Opera

Available between July 6-24. Includes admission into the Intermission Club.

  • One-year family membership to Munson-William Proctor’s Museum of Art

Donated by Munson-Williams Proctor's Museum of Art

  • Old Town Sorrento 126 Cloud Kayak 

Donated by Pepsi

Includes Eco H20 paddle and Old Town Universal personal floatation device.

  •  “Nurses Have Hearts” 3D serigraph/silkscreen on paper art by well-known NYC artist Charles Fazzino

Donated by StatStaff Professionals

19” x 14” framed. 2015. #9 of #50. Includes leather bound book of artists work.

  • A unique hand-painted furniture piece with a Cooperstown scene in the folk art style

Painted & donated by local artist, Marge Landers

  • “Kingfisher Tower” photography by Sam Ross

Donated by Sam Ross

Reservations required:

$150 per person. Invites mailed January 2, 2019. Online registration.

Cocktail Attire: Suit/Cocktail dress

Dinner Stations/Open Bar/Valet Parking 

Overnight accommodations:

Make the most of your evening and stay overnight at The Otesaga Resort Hotel for a special rate of $189 single/double occupancy plus tax. The hotel’s delicious breakfast is included. For more information and reservations please contact the hotel directly at 800-348-6222 ext. 1, 607-353-6906, e-mail reservation1@otesaga.com or book online at www.otesaga.com and enter promo code “2422505.”


Area businesses sponsor the event and receive benefits and tickets for their generosity. For information on becoming an event sponsor, please visit our become a sponsor page.


 




Friends of Bassett Healthcare Network

Office Hours Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Address 1 Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326