SARATOGA SPRINGS — Facing challenges surrounding the COVID-19 crisis and resulting space limitations, and social distancing mandates, Saratoga Bridges will not host their annual White Party ‘in person’ at Saratoga National Golf Club on July 11. Instead, the organization has re-envisioned their fundraiser as The Show Will Go On for ‘The White Party with a Splash of Color’ to assist with unanticipated expenses incurred by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as generating support for their programs.
The transformed online events which will include: An Online Silent Auction from Sept. 17-24; A Live Virtual Celebration on Friday, Sept. 25, and live entertainment featuring magician and artist Steven Brundage, and live music by Gravity.
The auction will include: A hand painted (oil stick) signed postcard (JMB) or “street art” from contemporary artist Jean Michel Basquiat, a new deck from Curtis Lumber and Homes by Malta Development Co., Inc., a one-week stay at Sanibel Island, Florida, Jet Blue tickets, Saratoga National Golf Club foursome with cart, Saratoga Nation Golf Club gift card.
Saratoga Bridges has been providing the highest level of programs to people with developmental disabilities and their families for more than 60 years by promoting their abilities and achievements in every aspect of community life. As one of the largest private non-profit organizations in Saratoga County, they have been committed to ensuring that the individuals they serve are able to realize their hopes and dreams as they work, volunteer and socialize while leading full, productive and contributing lives.
Additionally, note Saratoga Bridges’ 17th Annual J. Michael Fitzgibbons Memorial Golf Classic will be held on Monday, Aug. 31 at the Edison Club, in Rexford. The day will include a scramble format, lunch, complimentary beverages, a Saratoga Bridges quarter-zip pullover, contests and prizes. Individual golfers are $200 and foursomes are $800.
For more information, visit: saratogabridges.ejoinme.org/whiteparty.