“The White Party” Gala

Event Details





July 19, 2014

“The White Party” Gala


East & Madison Avenues
Saratoga Springs, NY


$150, $100 (under 35) Prior to 7/1

The price increases to $175, $125 (under 35) on 7/1

Gala Co-Chairs, Beth Alexander & Heather Straughter and their dedicated committee members invite the community to support Saratoga Bridges’ Annual Gala “The White Party” held on July 19, 2014 from 7-11pm at the prestigious Fasig Tipton in Saratoga Springs.

We are also excited to announce our Honorary Chairs, Julie & Sonny Bonacio. The event will feature complimentary cocktails all evening courtesy of Ketel One Vodka, buffet dinner & desserts from Mazzone Hospitality, Live and Silent Auctions, music by Gravity, décor by Fine Affairs and The Posie Peddler, a cigar roller from James & Sons Tobacconists, wonderful artwork by Saratoga Bridges’ Creative Endeavors Artists, Heather Bohm-Tallman Photography’s HBT Crazy Photo Booth and valet parking by CQ Valet. The attire is White Cocktail or Summer Casual.

Check out our wonderful online auction site HERE
to bid on items in advance of the event!

Make reservations by 7/1:

Ordering online 24/7 HERE

Call Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5pm to 587-0723 ext. 1242 or

Send reservations to:

Saratoga Bridges Foundation, “The White Party”

16 Saratoga Bridges Blvd., Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Our 2013 “The White Party” was recognized as one of the top 25 Fundraising Events (net revenue) from the Albany Business Review! As #25 — this is the 1st time that a Saratoga Bridges event has received this honor.

Also, we learned we are one of Saratoga.com Fab Five Awardees for Best Events in 2014!fab-five-awards-logo2014

Our sincere appreciation to our 2014 Season Sponsors:

Lead Season Sponsors: The Adirondack Trust Company Constance & Thomas D’Ambra Ketel One Vodka

Featured Season Sponsors: CocaCola Relph Benefit Advisors Stewart’s Shops

Associate Season Sponsors: The Bonadio Group Camoin Associates, Inc. Champlain Wealth Management Reinhardt O’Connell & Aronowitz Attorneys at Law Saratoga Casino & Raceway Tarella Financial Group

Special thanks to our 2014 ‘White Party’ Gala Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors: Ketel One Vodka Mrs. Marylou Whitney & Mr. John Hendrickson Michael W. & Stacie H. Arpey

Lead Sponsors: CDPHP Bonacio Construction – Julie & Sonny Bonacio Ron & Michele Riggi Vincent & Patty Riggi

Featured Sponsors: DA Collins Companies Jim LaVigne & Mary GavinHampton Inn & Suites — Saratoga Springs DowntownHeather & Brian Straughter Hattie’s Restaurant – Beth & Jasper Alexander Rama Interiors, Inc. Northwestern Mutual – Erik T. Whittle

Media Sponsors: Saratoga.com Saratoga Today PYX 106.5 Oldies 98.3

Corporate & Honorary Committee:
The Bonadio Group
Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC
Steven Bouchey of Bouchey Financial Group
Clark W. Brink – C.B. Enterprises of Saratoga – McDonald’s
Erika C. Browne
Camoin Associates, Inc.
Champlain Wealth Management Reinhart
Monika & Charles Cronin
The D.A. Collins Companies
designsmith Studio
Nancy & Gary DiCresce
Fine Affairs
Neil & Jane Golub
LA Group – Mike Ingersoll
M&T Bank
Mannix Marketing/saratoga.com
Senator Kathy Marchione
Michele Massiano
Valerie Muratori & Bill Sullivan
New York Long Term Care Brokers – Kevin J. Johnson
Carol & Ted Obloy
O’Connell & Aronowitz Attorneys at Law
Phinney Design Group
Pioneer Bank, Dan Cheeseman
The Posie Peddler
Relph Benefit Advisors
Ron & Michele Riggi and Vincent & Patty Riggi
Saratoga Casino and Raceway
Saratoga National Bank & Trust
Saratoga’s Community Federal Credit Union
Saratoga Taxi
Seeley Office Systems
Elaine Sillery
Tarella Financial Group
Congressman Paul D. Tonko
Scott Varley Team Realty USA
The Law Offices of Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC
Ana Maria & Lance Young

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this event, please review our

White Party Planning Committee
Elizabeth Alexander & Heather Straughter – Gala Co-Chairs
Sonny & Julie Bonacio – Honorary Chairs
Katie Allen
Mallory Barringer
Chad Beatty
Julie Bonacio
Erika Browne
Rob Camoin
Marcy Canale
Meg Casebolt
Rebecca Douglas
Rosemarie Fusco
Karin Hyman-Gentner
Kate Jarosh
Justin Joyner
Kara Lais
Patricia Novo
Carol Obloy
Jillian Petercsak
Lisamarie Rudzinski
Nick Russell
Tim Seeley, Jr.
Christianne Smith
Kevin Sykes
Erik Whittle
Ana Maria Young

If you have questions, please contact Heather Varney at 518.587.0723, ext. 1266 or email hvarney@saratogabridges.org.


Pictured Above (l to r): Co-Chairs Heather Straughter and Beth Alexander welcome
Mrs. Whitney and Mr. Hendrickson to the 2013 White Party.

Photo Credit: Heather Bohm-Tallman Photography