Merrimack Valley Hospice Raises $120,000 at Flappers, Feathers and Fedoras – Food, Wine, Beer Pairing and Silent Auction


Lawrence, Mass. – Nearly 350 sponsors and guests joined in the fun and placed their bids at Flappers, Feathers and Fedoras, the annual Food, Wine, Beer Pairing and Silent Auction to benefit Merrimack Valley Hospice. The event was held Thursday, September 28th, 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 beautiful jewelry donated by individuals and businesses from across the region.

A variety of food, wine and beer selections were served while guests had the opportunity to enjoy a jazz quartet, try their hand at the wine bottle ring toss or try their luck at a game of Roulette.

We would like to thank our generous sponsors, guests, in kind donors and the many volunteers, who helped us to raise $120,000 to benefit Merrimack Valley Hospice and the patients and families in our care.

This year’s 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, Haverhill Bank, Enterprise Bank, Lupoli Companies, Merrimack Valley Magazine and Trinity EMS.

Champagne Sponsors were Align Credit Union, Circle Health, Demoulas Foundation, Ms. Bridget Grella, H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, Holy Family Hospital, Home Care Specialists, Inc., Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union, Lawrence General Hospital, Linwood Cemetery and Crematory, Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank, Maguire Pest Control, Mary Immaculate Health/Care Services, Merrimack Valley Credit Union, Pest-End, Inc., Pridestar EMS, and The Savings Bank.

Joining as the Sommelier Sponsors were Arrow Paper Corp., Atlantic Charter Insurance Company, Atwood Memorial Company, Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc., Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Healthwyse, HUB International, Jackson Lumber and Millwork, Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, Long Term Pharmacy Solutions, Inc., Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank, Nichols Village, North Shore Bank, Red Mill Graphics, Inc., Rogers Spring Hill Garden and Farm Center, Inc., Pentucket Medical Associates, and Zampell Companies.

Berry, Dunn, McNeil and Parker, LLC, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Cataldo Ambulance, D’Youville Life and Wellness Community, Galinsky Plumbing and Heating, Georgetown Bank, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital, Northern Essex Community College, Pimentel Construction, Sager Family Trust, Skoler, Abbott and Presser, PC, Sullivan Bille, P.C., 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.

High Pointe House, the hospice and palliative care residence of Merrimack Valley Hospice, is an acute care facility providing exceptional end-of-life care in a comfortable, home-like setting.

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