• Valentine’s Soirée to Support Arts in Health Care at Bassett Medical Center

    Bassett Healthcare Network

    January 9, 2019

    The Friends of Bassett Healthcare Network will hold its third annual Valentine’s Soirée on Saturday evening, Feb. 9, from 6:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown. This festive event will feature great food, wonderful beverages, music, dancing and our famous live auction. Help us to honor our special guests Flis and Andy Blum, who are being recognized for their commitment to Bassett Medical Center and the arts.

    Reservations are $150 per person, and all proceeds 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. 

    Don’t forget the Best of Live raffle—you can purchase a raffle ticket for $100 and pre-select any live auction item. The winning ticket will be drawn before the live auction begins, and that one, pre-selected item will be removed from the live auction line-up. You may view all items up for bid on the Friends’ website: www.friendsofbassett.org. To purchase a ticket for Best of Live, visit the Friends office at 1 Atwell Road, Cooperstown, N.Y., call (607) 547-3928, or email friends.office@bassett.org.

    Lead sponsor for the 2019 soirée is SEFCU and corporate sponsor is NYCM. Supporting sponsors are KPMG LLP, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., The New York Susquehanna & Western Railway Corp., Preferred Mutual Insurance Co., The Table Rock Group at Morgan Stanley – Oneonta and Thuillez, Ford, Gold, Butler & Monroe LLP. Participating sponsors are Bank of Cooperstown, Care Logistics, Casella Resource Solutions, EPIC Landscapes, Inc., Halliday Financial Group, Mirabito Energy Products, Northern Eagle Beverages, Inc., O’Connor First, Attorneys-at-Law and StatStaff Professionals.

    For soirée reservations, call Sheila LeMaster at (607) 547-4799 or make your reservation online through the Friends’ website.

    To accommodate guests of the soirée, the Otesaga Resort Hotel has a special rate for an overnight stay and breakfast. Call (800) 348-6222 for more information.