Sponsor an Event

Our sponsors gain community visibility and great promotional opportunities by being a part of a Friends event.

Little Falls GolfYour business can support an event that caters to our donors, Bassett employees, physicians, or even the larger mid-state community. Business sponsors receive special benefits depending on gift amount and event sponsorship level.

Support great health care

For more information about sponsoring an event, please contact Sheila LeMaster at: (607) 547-4799, or

“I have been a sponsor of the Bassett Invitational Golf Tournament since its inaugural year in 1998. I enjoy knowing that not only am I growing my business contacts, I am supporting the best health care for my clients and community.”

-Joseph Mirabito, Mirabito Energy Products, Sidney, NY

Sponsorship Opportunities

Bassett Healthcare Network Valentine's Soirée

 Saturday, February 10

The Bassett Valentine's Soirée will host a crowd of 400 guests at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown. Mingle with local dignitaries, physicians, business leaders, and generous community members at this festive celebration. Each year the event proceeds benefit a different program or project in the Bassett Healthcare Network.

Event sponsors receive a listing on the event invitation, ad space in the program, and signage throughout the event. Additional benefits and sponsor levels are listed below:

Event Sponsor: $30,000 ($28,200 is tax deductible)

  • Reserved table of 12
  • Full-page ad on the program cover
  • Complementary reservation at the Otesaga Resort Hotel on the Event Weekend for one couple

Corporate Sponsors: $10,000 ($8,200 is tax deductible)

  • Reserved table of 12

  • Full-page ad in the event program

  • Complementary reservation at the Otesaga Resort Hotel on event weekend for one couple

Supporting Sponsors: $5,000 (3,800 is tax deductible)

  • Eight reserved seats at the event

  • Half-page ad in the event program

Participating Sponsor $2,500 ($1,900 is tax deductible)

  • Four reserved seats at the event

Bassett Medical Center Golf Invitational

Tuesday, May 31

Join us for a day of friendly competition and fun at The Otesaga Resort Hotel’s magnificent Leatherstocking Golf Course. Proceeds from the Invitational are designated to the Friends of Bassett Healthcare Network annual fund. Sponsors receive golf passes as well as a full range of benefits.

  • Event Sponsor: $25,000 ($22,600 is tax-deductible)
  • Prize, Cocktail Reception, Putting Green, Golf Cart (4), Gift Bag & Ball Sponsors: $5,000 ($3,800 is tax-deductible)
  • Hole (18), Lunch Co-Hosts, Snack Station (2) & 19th Hole Sponsors: $2,500 ($1,300 is tax-deductible)
  • Scoreboard, Bassett Bridge, Closest-to-the-Pin Contest, Longest Drive Contest & Straightest Drive Contest Sponsors: $1,250 ($1,250 is tax-deductible, no golf passes included) 

Little Falls Hospital 13th Annual Golf Classic

Thursday, August 18

Join us at the Cedar Lake Golf Club in Clayville as an event sponsor. In addition to many benefits at the event, sponsors receive recognition in Little Falls Hospital’s annual report. Proceeds benefit the Little Falls Hospital annual fund.

  • Ace Sponsor: $5,000 ($3,960 is tax-deductible)

  • Greens Fees Sponsor: $4,500 ($3,720 is tax-deductible)

  • Albatross Sponsor: $4,000 ($3,480 is tax-deductible)

  • Golf Cart Sponsors: $3,500 ($3,240 is tax-deductible)

  • Eagle, Prize & Dinner Sponsors: $3,000 ($2,870 is tax-deductible)

  • Golf Ball Sponsor: $2,000 ($1,870 is tax-deductible)

O’Connor Hospital Golf Invitational

Wednesday, September 21

Join us at the College Golf Course at Delhi as an event sponsor. Sponsors receive golf passes and a full range of benefits. Tournament proceeds are designated to the O’Connor Hospital annual fund.

  • Tournament Sponsor: $10,000 ($9,440 is tax-deductible)
  • Awards Reception Host & Course Sponsor: $5,000 ($4,440 is tax-deductible)
  • Lunch Co-Hosts, Prize (2) & Ball Sponsors: $2,500 ($1,940 is tax-deductible)
  • Greens Fees Sponsor: $2,000 ($1,440 is tax-deductible)
  • Gift Bag, Putting Green & Beverage Cart Sponsors: $1,500 ($940 is tax-deductible)
  • Bag Drop, Snack Station (2), Scoreboard, 19th Hole, Golf Cart (4) & Driving Range Sponsors: $1,000 ($440 is tax-deductible)

Bassett Healthcare Network Cupola 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, October 8

In collaboration with the Clark Sports Center, the Cupola 5K is an annual event to promote wellness among network employees and community members. Sponsors receive options to participate in the run and promotion opportunities.

  • Lead Sponsor: $5,000 ($4,920 is tax deductible)

  • Supporting Sponsors: $2,500 ($2,460 is tax deductible)

  • Participating Sponsors: $1,250 ($1,230 is tax deductible)

President’s Forum Trustees Reception

Friday, July 8

Hosted by the Bassett Medical Center Board of Trustees, this annual donor recognition event is held at the Fenimore Art Museum. More than 200 local and regional donors attend.

  • Lead Sponsor: $5,000

  • Supporting Sponsors: $2,500

  • Participating Sponsors: $1,250

President’s Forum Breakfasts

Friday, june 23

Friday, october 27

Held twice a year at The Otesaga resort Hotel, these prestigious breakfasts include informative presentations by key Bassett leaders and physicians. They are a great business and civic leader networking opportunity with Bassett’s key staff and regional donors.

  • Lead Sponsor: $2,500

  • Participating Sponsors: $1,250

Bassett Healthcare Network Community Breakfasts

An opportunity meet Bassett’s new president & CEO, Dr. Vance Brown; these community breakfasts will host regional donors, civic leaders, businesses and key Bassett personnel at a local venue.

Oneonta Region Community Breakfast - October/November

  • Lead Sponsor: $2,500

  • Participating Sponsor: $1,250

Herkimer Region Community Breakfast - October/November

  • Lead Sponsor: $2,500

  • Participating Sponsor: $1,250

Cobleskill Region Community Breakfast - October/November

  • Lead Sponsor: $2,500

  • Participating Sponsor: $1,250

Cupola Society Luncheon

friday, September 23

The Cupola Society honors caring individuals who have made gifts, bequests, and deferred contributions to Bassett Healthcare Network.

  • Lead Sponsor: $2,500

  • Participating Sponsor: $1,250

Chairman’s Circle Dinner

Thursday, October 6

Members of the Friends honorary giving group, the Chairman’s Circle, are honored with an exclusive dinner at the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum with Bassett’s president and CEO, Dr. Vance Brown.

  • Sponsors: $5,000

Bassett Healthcare Network Volunteer Lunches

Wednesday, May
Bassett Medical Center

  • Lead Sponsor: $2,500

  • Participating Sponsor: $1,250

Little Falls Hospital

  • Lead Sponsor: $1,000

  • Participating Sponsor: $500

Cobleskill Regional Hospital

  • Lead Sponsor: $1,000

  • Participating Sponsor: $500

Special events to honor hospital volunteers for their dedicated service.

Employee Service Recognition Dinner

This annual event recognizes dedicated employees who have given a number of years of service to the network.

Bassett Medical Center

  • Lead Sponsor: $5,000

  • Supporting Sponsors: $2,500

  • Participating Sponsors: $1,250

Tuesday, May 12
Little Falls Hospital

  • Lead Sponsor: $2,500

  • Supporting Sponsor: $1,250

  • Participating Sponsor: $500


A special thanks to our generous corporate sponsors.

$5,000 +

Adirondack Bank
AOW Associates
Atrion Networking Corporation
Ayco Charitable Foundation
Bank of Cooperstown
Bettiol Fuel Service, Inc.
BFS Realty Associates LLC
Bonadio & Co., LLP
Brewery Ommegang
Burrows Paper Corporation
Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc.
Clark Companies
The Delaware National Bank of Delhi
Epic Systems Corporation
Excellus Health Plan, Inc.
Farm Family Insurance
Feldmeier Equipment, Inc.
Fenimore Asset Management, Inc.
Fidelis Care New York
Laborers Local 17 LECET
M&T Charitable Foundation
Matco Electric

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Mid-Hudson Cablevision
Mirabito Energy Products
Mirabito Holdings, Inc.
MorrisSwitzer - Environments for Health
NBT Bank
New York Susquehanna & Western Railway Corporation
Northern Eagle Beverages, Inc.
NYCM Insurance
The Otesaga Resort Hotel
Persun & Heim, P.C.
Preferred Mutual Insurance Company
Saputo Dairy Foods USA, LLC
The Sterling Insurance Company Foundation
Welliver McGuire, Inc.

$2,500 - $4,999

Annese & Associates, Inc.
Brown & Brown of New York, Inc.
Casella Waste Systems, Inc.
The Chazen Companies
Commercial Investigations, LLC
Cooperstown Brewing Company
Cooperstown Dreams Park
Davin Informatics
Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Company
Eastern Copy Products, LLC
First Niagara Bank, N.A.
Group Purchasing Services, Inc.
Haggerty Hardware, Inc.
Health Capital Partners, Ltd.
Integrated Medical Technologies
Jaeger & Flynn Associates, Inc.
Lamont Engineers
Landauer, Inc.
Leatherstocking Group, Inc.
Medline Industries, Inc.
Medtronic, Inc.
The Middleburgh Telephone Company
Napierski, VanDenburgh, Napierski & O'Connor, LLP
National Bank of Delaware County
Nixon Peabody, LLP
Pepsi Beverages Company of Utica
Pickett Building Materials
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 112
Postler & Jaeckle Corp.
Rose & Kiernan, Inc.
Schlather & Birch, Attorneys at Law
The Shipping Room
Steet-Ponte Ford, Inc.
Tallman Enterprises Tree Service
Thuillez, Ford, Gold, Butler & Monroe, LLP
Upstate Medical Physics
Utica First Insurance Company
Volkswagen Oneonta; Audi Oneonta

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