The Schuyler Health Foundation has announced that their annual fundraising event raised a record $32,000 for the hospital and Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility. The event was hosted by the Schuyler Health Foundation and the Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel on November 18, 2016.
The historic “hospital ball” brought in over 260 attendees, who bid on Live Auction packages and took their chance on raffle packages filled with donated items from the local community and region, valued at nearly $14,000.
Proceeds from this year’s event will support – at the Hospital – an ALS defibrillator, anesthesia machine, chemistry analyzer, coagulation analyzer and EKG machine, and – at Seneca View – lobby furniture and Unit 2 shower renovations.
Hospital President and CEO, Jim Watson, said, “On behalf of all our staff, patients and residents, I thank all the businesses and community members who came out to support Schuyler Hospital and Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility. It is validation that you appreciate the improvements we are making and value the services we provide.”
The event was made possible by event sponsors including the Schuyler Hospital Medical Staff, Welliver, Harbor Hotel, Tompkins Trust Company, Jerlando’s Italian Ristorante, Bower Catering and Bower Farms, Chemung Canal Trust Company, Watkins Review & Express and The Observer, Pro Audio Consulting, Commerce Bank, Community Bank, Elmira Savings Bank, Hilliard Corporation, Insero and Company CPA, Keller Williams Realty Southern Tier & Finger Lakes, Manning & Napier, Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company, Sidle Insurance, and Visions Federal Credit Union.
The event also featured dinner, dancing to “Atlas” and a photo booth.
November Splendor is the signature event of the Foundation’s annual Family of Friends Campaign. Donations to this year’s campaign can be made by contacting the Schuyler Health Foundation at (607) 210-1950 or online here.