Travers Day at the Races NETS $25,000 and sells out!

Saratoga Bridges

27th Annual Travers Day at the Races

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NETS $25,000 and sells out!

A sold out crowd of 370 guests attended our’ 27th Annual Travers Day at the Races presented by Ketel One Vodka on Saturday, August 27th at the Saratoga Race Course, raising close to $25,000 NET for our agency.  Guests enjoyed a buffet lunch, complimentary beverage, Clubhouse Admission, post parade and the 147th running of The Travers.  wp_20160827_007



Our Executive Director Valerie Muratori recognized DIAGEO and Empire Merchants North for their ongoing support and extreme generosity for the past 20 plus years.  Anthony Moniello and David Crossett attended with 60 guests from Empire Merchants North and DiageoStephan von Schenk, Paul von Schenk and many family and friends of The Adirondack Trust Company — our 2016 Lead Season Sponsor for fundraising events — filled two tables.  Other Season Sponsors were from Coca-Cola and Stewart’s Shops; The Bonadio Group; Steve Hipsley from Champlain Wealth Management; O’Connell & Aronowitz Attorneys at Law; Skip & Colleen Carlson from Saratoga Casino Hotel; Richard & Ann Peters and Dave Tarella from Tarella Financial Group.  Also in attendance were Inkind Sponsor Saratoga Living with special guests Maria & Harry Bucciferro; Mike Bowker & Peter Brown from NBT Bank made their annual visit escorted by their lovely wives; Angela Spaneas Nash shared her sponsored table with family & friends.  Our Board Member and Saratoga County D.A. Karen Heggen with her husband Peter Klotz shared their table with friends and family; Matthews Buses; Nadia & Erika Browne; NYSID; Malta Development Co.; Fort Orange Claim Service; Adirondack Hops; Sterling Road Stables; Blair & Phyllis Bynum; as well as Senator Kathleen Marchione; Assemblyman James Tedisco;  Board Members Steve Rowland and his wife Chris; Foundation Board Members Christopher Spratt and his wife Andrea along with Karin HymanGentner with her husband Grant and many family and friends; as well as, Angelo & Kate Calbone.



We would like to express our appreciation to Gregory Cuda, our Associate Executive Director, for his very generous auction donation to the silent auctionHis photograph titled “Early Start”, sold for $200 in our Silent Auction to Sarah and Wayne Samascott.

Special thanks to our 2016 Travers Day at the Races Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors:  Ketel One Vodka

Table Sponsors:   Adirondack Hops LLCFort Orange Claim Service, Inc.,  Angela Spaneas Nash,  Sterling Road Stables

In-kind Sponsors:   Saratoga Living

Corporate Honorary & Honorary Committee:  The Honorable James Tedisco

Our sincere appreciation to our 2016 Season Sponsors:

Presenting Season Sponsor:   Constance & Thomas D’Ambra

Lead Season Sponsors:   The Adirondack Trust Company;    Relph Benefit Advisors

Featured Season Sponsors:  Coca-Cola;   Stewart’s Shops;   Tarella Financial Group

Associate Season Sponsors:   Champlain Wealth Management      

Friend Season Sponsors:   The Bonadio Group;    Camoin Associates, Inc.;    The D.A. Collins Companies;    O’Connell & Aronowitz Attorneys at Law;  Richard A. & Ann C. Peters;  Saratoga Casino Hotel  

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Varney at 518.587.0723, ext. 1266 or email