Published October 19, 2015
Merrimack Valley Hospice Raises $125,000 at Game ON! Food, Wine, Beer Pairing and Silent Auction
Lawrence, Mass. – Over 350 sponsors and guests joined in the fun and placed their bids at Game On! Food, Wine, Beer Pairing and Silent Auction to benefit Merrimack Valley Hospice. The event was held Thursday, September 24th at the Black Swan Country Club in Georgetown, MA.
The silent auction offered over 100 packages including premium sports tickets and autographed memorabilia, weekend getaways, nights on the town and a very popular “Meet and Greet” with New England Patriot’s Rob Gronkowski.
A variety of food, wine and beer selections were served while guests had the opportunity to enjoy giant versions of nostalgic board games, try their hand at the Wine and Beer bottle ring toss or sit for a caricature drawing or psychic reading.
We would like to thank our generous sponsors, guests, in kind donors and the many volunteers, who helped us to raise $125,000 to benefit Merrimack Valley Hospice and the patients and families we support.
This year’s lead sponsors included the Fazioli Charitable Foundation as Premier Sponsor and Pentucket Bank as Grand Cru Sponsor. TD Bank was the Chateau Sponsor.
Reserve Sponsors included Byram Healthcare, Coram/CVS Specialty Infusion Services, Fred C. Church Insurance, Lupoli Companies, Pentucket Medical Associates and Trinity EMS.
Champagne Sponsors were Align Credit Union, Eastern Bank, Enterprise Bank, Grella Financial Services, Haverhill Bank, H.L. Farmer and Sons Funeral Home, Holy Family Hospital, Home Care Specialists, Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union, Lawrence General Hospital, Maguire Pest Control, Merrimack Valley Magazine, Northern Essex Community College, Parker Hannifin Corp, Pest-End Inc., Rogers Spring Hill Farm, Senior Whole Health, Thinking Phone Networks, and Winchester Financial Group.
Joining the Sommelier Sponsors were Arrow Paper Company, Atlantic Charter Insurance, Atwood Memorial Company, Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, HUB International, Kiwanis Club of Haverhill, Lowell Five Cents Savings Bank, Mary Immaculate Health/Care Services, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Pridestar EMS, Red Mill Graphics, and The Savings Bank.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Brian Dempsey Committee, Circle Health, CoreMedical Group, D’Youville Life and Wellness Community, Galinsky Plumbing and Heating, Georgetown Bank, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Healthwyse, Jackson Lumber and Millwork, Long Term Pharmacy Solutions, Inc., Nichols Village, North Shore Bank, Skoller, Abbott & Presser, Mr. and Mrs. Dale F. Rogers, and Dr. Mary Toomey supported as Connoisseur Sponsors.
About Merrimack Valley Hospice
Merrimack Valley Hospice has been providing end-of-life care in our community for more than 35 years, and is one of the most respected not-for-profit hospices in the region.
Merrimack Valley Hospice House, a unique and vital component of Merrimack Valley Hospice’s continuum of care since 2009, is an acute care facility providing exceptional palliative and end-of-life care in a comfortable, home-like setting.