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Charitable Events Calendar 2014: January to June

January

Holy Childhood’s
Annual Candy Sale
Date: January
Organization: Holy Childhood
Location: Holy Childhood
Time: TBD
Price: Candy bars $1 each or $48 per box
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: Starting in January each year, Gertrude Hawk candy bars and Easter sweets are sold to benefit the agency.
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No.
Contact: Kate Balconi
Email: kbalconi@holychildhood.org
Website: holychildhood.org
Phone: 585-359-3710, ext. 169

Campaign for
Justice Phonathon
Date: January to March
Organization: Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County Inc.
Location: Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP and WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Price: N/A
Estimated attendance: 40 callers
Purpose: To solicit funding to provide legal services to low-income clients with serious legal problems
Corporate support needed: Yes
Volunteers needed: Yes, callers needed
Contact: Sheila Gaddis
Email: sgaddis@vlsprochester.org
Website: www.vlsprochester.org
Phone: 585-295-5702

Bare: A Pop Opera
Date: Jan. 3, 4, 9, 10 and 11
Organization: Rochester Association of Performing Arts
Location: RAPA’s East End Theatre, 727 E. Main St.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Price: $12
Estimated attendance: 150 per performance
Purpose: To build acceptance of the LGBT community in Rochester
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsors or donations of any kind to present the best production
Volunteers needed: Yes, ushers for performances
Contact: Eric Johnson
Email: raparocs@gmail.com
Website: www.rapatheatre.org
Phone: 585-325-3366
Eagle Scout Dinner
Date: Jan. 7
Organization: Boy Scouts of America, Seneca Waterways Council
Location: Burgundy Basin Inn, 1361 Marsh Road, Pittsford
Time: 5 p.m.
Price: $150 per person
Estimated attendance: 400
Purpose: To recognize Scouts who earned the rank of Eagle in 2013
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsors and business leaders to serve as Eagle mentors
Volunteers needed: N/A
Contact: Frank Capozzi
Email: fcapozzi@bsamail.org
Website: www.senecawaterways.org
Phone: 585-241-8527

Commitment to Community Gala
Date: Jan. 11
Organization: Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester Inc.
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: 6:30 p.m. cocktail hour,
7:30 program
Price: $175 per person,
$1,500 per table
Estimated attendance: 450
Purpose: Fundraiser to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Koralee Bernardo
Email: kbernardo@bgcrochester.org
Website: www.bgcrochester.org
Phone: 585-328-3077

Musical Mystery Tour
Date: Jan. 19
Organization: Hochstein School of Music & Dance
Location: Hochstein School, 50 N. Plymouth Ave.
Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
Price: $2 children age 4 or older, $5 adults, $10 maximum/family; children 3 and younger free
Estimated attendance: 400+
Purpose: Hochstein’s open house for families to discover new musical experiences
Corporate support needed: Underwriting in the range of $250 to $1,000
Volunteers needed: Setup, guest hosts, cleanup
Contact: Cheri Trimble Miller
Email: cheri.trimble-miller@hochstein.org
Website: www.hochstein.org
Phone: 585-454-4403, ext. 21

Gilda’s Second
Chance Prom
Date: Jan. 25
Organization: Gilda’s Club Rochester
Location: Penthouse, 1 East Ave.
Time: 7 – 11 p.m.
Price: $55 includes two drink tickets; no sales at the door
Estimated attendance: 150
Purpose: To dance the night away in support of Gilda’s Club Rochester
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: N/A
Contact: Johanna Lester
Email:
jlester@gildasclubrochester.org
Website:
www.gildasclubrochester.org
Phone: 585-423-9700

Snow Much Fun
Softball Tournament
Date: Jan. 25
Organization: Pen-Web Rotary Club
Location: 1000 Ridge Road, Webster
Time: 9 a.m.
Price: $300 per co-ed team of 10
Estimated attendance: 180 – 200
Purpose: To support Pen-Web Rotary’s literacy and other initiatives
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsors for field naming rights, logos or items for event takeaways, food and beverages, and promotion.
Volunteers needed: Teams of participants
Contact: Derek Meixell
Email: derek@meixell.com
Website:
www.penwebrotary.org/softball
Phone: 585-368-8161

Buffalo Tango Orkestra
Date: Jan. 25
Organization: The Orleans Renaissance Group Inc.
Location: Masonic Lodge, 229 W. Center St., Medina
Time: 7 p.m.
Price: $30 at www.eggstreet.org
Estimated attendance: 80
Purpose: Supports restoration of the historic Bent’s Opera House in Medina
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Lynne Menz
Email: admin@eggstreet.org
Website: www.eggstreet.org
Phone: 585-210-9674

104th Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner
Date: Jan. 31
Organization: Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce
Location: Finger Lakes Community College Student Center
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $50 per person; sponsorships that include tickets available
Estimated attendance: 300+
Purpose: Annual meeting with networking, large silent auction and presentation of the Mr./Mrs./Ms. Canandaigua Award
Corporate support needed: Yes; sponsorships from $150 up with advertising benefits and tickets
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Elisha Snow
Email:
esnow@canandaiguachamber.com
Website:
www.CanandaiguaChamber.com
Phone: 585-394-4400, ext. 203

February

6th Annual
Bowl for the Cure
Date: February
Organization: Thompson Health and Susan G. Komen Foundation
Location: Roseland Bowl, Canandaigua
Time: TBD
Price: Minimum $25 donation
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: To benefit Thompson Health and Susan G. Komen Foundation
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available; call for details
Volunteers needed: Call for details
Contact: Jack Moran
Email: N/A
Website:
www.thompsonhealth.com
Phone: 585-394-5050

Barnes & Noble
Bookfair & Concert
Date: Feb. 1
Organization: Hochstein School of Music & Dance
Location: Barnes & Noble Pittsford Plaza, 3349 Monroe Ave., Pittsford
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 300+
Purpose: To raise funds for tuition assistance through community performances and book sales
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships from $250 to $1,000
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Diane Smith
Email: diane.smith@hochstein.org
Website: www.hochstein.org
Phone: 585-454-4403

St. John Bosco Schools’ 6th Annual Gala
Dinner and Auction
Date: Feb. 1
Organization: St. John Bosco Schools
Location: Locust Hill Country Club
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $150
Estimated attendance: 225
Purpose: To raise funds and increase the visibility of the school and its classical curriculum
Corporate support needed: Donations of items or services for silent and live auctions
Volunteers needed: Adults
Contact: Anne-Marie Smith
Email: Jsmith30@rochester.rr.com
Website:
www.johnboscoschools.org
Phone: 585-703-1285

14th Annual Y-Tri
Date: Feb. 2
Organization: YMCA of Greater Rochester, Carlson MetroCenter Branch
Location: 444 E. Main St., Rochester
Time: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Price: $35/$40 per individual, $80/$90 per team
Estimated attendance: 130
Purpose: To raise funds for the YMCA Invest In Youth Campaign
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Ages 16+
Contact: Laura Kroening
Email: laurak@rochesterymca.org
Website:
rochesterymca.org/carlson
Phone: 585-263-4267

Annual Nursery Landscape
Education Day
Date: Feb. 4
Organization: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Rochester, 1111 Jefferson Road, Henrietta
Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: To provide educational seminars on ornamental horticulture and related topics for professionals
Corporate support needed: From landscape professionals
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Walter Nelson
Email: wnn1@cornell.edu
Website:
www.cce.cornell.edu/monroe
Phone: 585-461-1000, ext. 268

Sip ‘N’ Shop Soiree
Date: Feb. 6
Organization: Make-A-Wish Western New York
Location: TBD
Time: 5 – 9 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds to grant wishes in Rochester
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Mary Jones
Email: mjones@wny.wish.org
Website: www.wny.wish.org
Phone: 585-272-9474

National Wear Red Day
Date: Feb. 7
Organization: American Heart Association
Location: Rochester
Time: All day
Price: $5
Estimated attendance: N/A
Purpose: To fight heart disease in women
Corporate support needed: Yes, a corporation can sign up in advance and receive a coordinator’s kit. For every $5 donation, participants will receive the iconic red dress pin.
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Robbin Anello
Email: robbin.anello@heart.org
Website: www.goredforwomen.org/
wearredday
Phone: 585-371-3112

11th Annual
Happiness House Gala Dinner & Auction Event
Date: Feb. 7
Organization: Happiness House/Finger Lakes United Cerebral Palsy Association Inc.
Location: Belhurst, 4069 Route 14 South, Geneva
Time: Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m.
Price: $125 per person
Estimated attendance: 240
Purpose: To fund Happiness House programs and services
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: TBD
Contact: Cheryl Coppola
Email:
ccoppola@happinesshouse.org
Website: www.happinesshouse.org
Phone: 585-394-8178, ext. 7264

HUGS Foundation
2014 Red Carpet Gala
Date: Feb. 7
Organization: HUGS (Help Us Give Smiles) Foundation Inc.
Location: Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St.
Time: 6 p.m. – midnight
Price: $100 per person or $1,250 per table of 10
Estimated attendance: 400 – 450
Purpose: To raise funds to provide life-changing surgery
Corporate support needed: Opportunities for corporate sponsorships, including many levels of sponsorship or table captains
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Kimberly Palumbo
Email: kpalumbo@helpusgivesmiles.org
Website:
www.HelpUsGiveSmiles.org
Phone: 585-244-1000

9th Annual Vegas Night
Date: Feb. 8
Organization: American Red Cross, Wayne County Chapter
Location: Palmyra VFW, 4306 Route 31, Palmyra
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Estimated attendance: 250
Purpose: To benefit American Red Cross disaster relief
Corporate support needed: Call for sponsorship opportunities
Volunteers needed: Yes, 21+
Contact: Sarah Chambers
Email:
sarah.chambers@redcross.org
Website: www.redcross.org/ny/newark
Phone: 585-241-4421

Epilepsy Foundation’s 28th Annual
Chocolate Ball
Date: Feb. 8
Organization: Epilepsy Foundation, a division of Epilepsy-Pralid Inc.
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: 5:30 p.m. – midnight
Price: $200 per person
Estimated attendance: 500
Purpose: To fund critical services for people with epilepsy
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate tables at $2,500; other underwriting opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18 or older
Contact: Debbie Baker
Email: dbaker@epiny.org
Website: www.epiny.org
Phone: 585-442-6420, ext. 286

All in Again
for Steel Lillies
Date: Feb. 8
Organization: James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
Location: See website for details
Time: See website for details
Price: $75 per adult
Estimated attendance: 700
Purpose: Fundraiser for sarcoma cancer research in memory of Tiffany Lill
Corporate support needed: Underwriting, sponsorships
Volunteers needed: To solicit silent auction items and assist with auction bidding and checkout
Contact: Vivian Santora
Email: vsantora@nyc.rr.com
Website: www.steellillies.org
Phone: 917-612-7358

Ziti Dinner
Date: Feb. 9
Organization: Greece Rotary Foundation
Location: Diplomat Party House, Lyell Avenue
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Price: $8 per adult; children 5 and younger free
Estimated attendance: 2,100
Purpose: To raise funds for ongoing commitments to meet community and international needs
Corporate support needed: Underwriting, program book ads
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Ralph Annucci
Email: rannucci@rochester.rr.com
Website: www.greecerotary.org
Phone: 585-723 0058

2014 Annual
Legal Update
Date: Feb. 11
Organization: Society for Human Resource Management, Genesee Valley Chapter; National Human Resource Association, Rochester Affiliate
Location: Temple B’Rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave., Brighton
Time: 7:30 a.m. – noon
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 200 guests
Purpose: To update HR professionals on current legal and community issues
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Abbey Greenway
Email: abbey@rochesterap.com
Website: www.gvcshrm.org
Phone: 585-381-7350

Jazz 90.1
40th-Anniversary
Meet the Artist
Concert Series,
featuring Pianist Eldar
Date: Feb. 11
Organization: Jazz 90.1
Location: Athena Performing Arts Center, 800 Long Pond Road, Greece
Time: 7 p.m.
Price: $25
Estimated attendance: 400
Purpose: To raise funds for Jazz 90.1
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Laurylann Romeo
Email: laurylann@jazz901.org
Website: www.jazz901.org
Phone: 585-967-6800

Rochester International Film Festival:
Best of the Fest
Date: Feb. 12
Organization: Movies on a Shoestring Inc.
Location: TBD
Time: 7 p.m.
Price: Free; donations accepted
Estimated attendance: 150 – 200
Purpose: To raise awareness of the longest continuously running short film festival in the world and promote the 57th RIFF, April 10-12, by screening past trophy winners
Corporate support needed: Yes
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Josephine M. Perini
Email: JMBlackbird2000@yahoo.com
Website: www.rochesterfilmfest.org
Phone: 585-234-7411 (voicemail)

Annual
Susan B. Anthony Birthday Luncheon
Date: Feb. 12
Organization: National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Price: $60 per person; $100 patron level; $600 per table of 10
Estimated attendance: 850 – 1,100
Purpose: To honor and promote Susan B. Anthony’s legacy on her 194th birthday
Corporate support needed: Corporate sponsors at various levels
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Lesia Telega
Email: lesia.telega@susanbanthonyhouse.org
Website:
www.susanbanthonyhouse.org
Phone: 585-279-7490, ext. 12

Owl Moon
Date: Feb. 14-15
Organization: Genesee Country Village & Museum
Location: 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: To foster an appreciation of wildlife and fund future educational programming
Corporate support needed:
Yes, call for sponsorship opportunities
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Melanie Diaz
Email: events@gcv.org
Website: www.gcv.org
Phone: 585-538-6822

Nordic Sip-N-Ski
Wine Maker’s Dinner
Date: Feb. 15
Organization: Mercy Flight Central
Location: Bristol Mountain Nordic Center, 5589 South Hill Road, South Bristol
Time: 5 – 9 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 75-100
Purpose: To help support Mercy Flight Central’s lifesaving services
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Taryn White
Email:
twhite@mercyflightcentral.org
Website:
www.mercyflightcentral.org
Phone: 585-396-0584

Black History Month Family Day
Date: Feb. 16
Organization: Memorial Art Gallery
Location: 500 Universary Ave.
Time: Noon-5 p.m.
Price: Suggested donation of $5 per family
Estimated attendance: 1,200
Purpose: To offer the community a day of cultural learning
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Debora McDell-Hernandez
Email: dmcdell@MAG.Rochester.edu
Website: mag.rochester.edu
Phone: 585-276-8967

Teddi Dance For Love
Date: Feb. 21
Organization: Camp Good Days and Special Times Inc.
Location: Student Life Center, St. John Fisher College
Time: 8 p.m.
Price: $50 donation
Estimated attendance: 1,000
Purpose: Dance marathon raising money for children of Camp Good Days
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsors welcomed; meal sponsorship available
Volunteers needed: Yes, 14+ to serve food and drinks to the dancers; EMTs also needed
Contact: Jenny Keeler
Email: jek05991@sjfc.edu
Website: teddi.sjfc.edu
Phone: 315-436-9289

11th Annual
Open That Bottle Night
Date: Feb. 22
Organization: Bivona Child Advocacy Center
Location: Locust Hill Country Club
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $175/person
Estimated attendance: 370
Purpose: To support programs and services for abused children
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available; auction items needed
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Donna Lipari
Email: dlipari@BivonaCAC.org
Website: www.BivonaCAC.org
Phone: 585-935-7800

Sunshine Kids Gala
Date: Feb. 22
Organization: Rochester Rotary Charitable Trusts
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $125
Estimated attendance: 500
Purpose: To raise funds for the Sunshine Campus and other local charities
Corporate support needed: Yes; contact Rochester Auto Dealers Association at www.rochesterautodealers.org for information.
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Heather Rossi
Email: hrossi@rochesterrotary.org
Website: www.rochesterrotary.org
Phone: 585-546-7435, ext. 204

SUNY Fredonia School of Music Trombone Choir
Date: Feb. 22
Organization: The Orleans Renaissance Group Inc.
Location: St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 211 Eagle St., Medina
Time: 7 p.m.; doors open at 6:15
Price: $15/person, $30/family at www.eggstreet.org
Estimated attendance: 600
Purpose: To benefit restoration of Bent’s Opera House, Medina
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Lynne Menz
Email: admin@eggstreet.org
Website: www.eggstreet.org
Phone: 585-210-9674

Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake
Date: Feb. 22 and 28
Organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester
Location: Clover Lanes, 2750 Monroe Ave., Brighton
Time: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22;
7 – 9 p.m. Feb. 28
Price: $50 minimum per person
Estimated attendance: 800
Purpose: To support one-to-one relationships of mentors and young people
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: TBD
Contact: Tracey C. Lewis
Email: tlewis@bbbsr.org
Website: beabig.com
Phone: 585-442-2250

Center for Dispute Settlement Workshop and Awards Luncheon
Date: Feb. 26
Organization: Center for Dispute Settlement
Location: Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St.
Time: "Healing a Fractured Community" workshop, 8 – 11:15 a.m., with Police Chief Cecil Smith and Project Manager Andrew Thomas of Sanford, Fla. Luncheon 11:45 a.m. – 1:29 p.m.
Price: $50 for the luncheon, $49 for the workshop, $89 for both
Estimated attendance: 250
Purpose: To recognize people promoting peaceful dispute resolution processes
Corporate support needed: Yes, underwriting of the event or sponsorships of tables for young people; donations of table decorations and door prizes also needed
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Dorethea Jackson-Smith
Email: djackson@cdsadr.org
Website: www.cdsadr.org
Phone: 585-546-5110

Gilda’s 5K Family
Walk for Wellness
Date: March
Organization: Gilda’s Club Rochester
Location: TBD
Time: TBD
Price: N/A
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: To promote wellness and support Gilda’s Club
Corporate support needed: Yes; sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: N/A
Contact: Johanna Lester
Email:
jlester@gildasclubrochester.org
Website:
www.gildasclubrochester.org
Phone: 585-423-9700

BCB Home Fair Expo
Date: Feb. 28 – March 2
Organization: Better Contractors Bureau Ltd.
Location: Rochester Sports, Business & Entertainment Complex (formerly the Dome Center), 2695 East Henrietta Road, Henrietta
Time: 2 – 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. –
6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday
Price: Adults $5; children free; seniors free on Friday, other times $1 off admission
Estimated attendance: 5,000 – 7,000
Purpose: Home show with everything for, in and around the house
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Carmen Santora
Email:
obettercontract@rochester.rr.com
Website: www.the-bcb.net
Phone: 585-338-3600

March

Bowl for Kids’ Sake
Date: March 1 and 8
Organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester
Location: Clover Lanes, 2750 Monroe Ave., Brighton
Time: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. March 1, 12:30 – 2:30 and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. March 8
Price: Minimum $50 per team member
Estimated attendance: 800
Purpose: To support one-on-one mentoring relationships
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: TBD
Contact: Tracey C. Lewis
Email: tlewis@bbbsr.org
Website: beabig.com
Phone: 585-442-2250

Paddles for Saddles
Date: March 1
Organization: EquiCenter
Location: Midtown Athletic Club
Time: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: A paddle tournament to support EquiCenter’s therapeutic equestrian programs for individuals with disabilities, at-risk youths, veterans and their families
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Claire DelMonte
Email: cdelmonte@equicenterny.org
Website: www.equicenterny.org
Phone: 585-624-7772

Telethon 2014
Date: March 1
Organization: Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester
Location: Live on 13WHAM and CW from Eastview Mall
Time: 3 – 9 p.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: Thousands
Purpose: To raise money to combat animal cruelty and care for homeless animals
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship and in-kind donation opportunities available; contact Vicky Pape at 585-223-1330,
ext. 219
Volunteers needed: Call for details
Contact: Anna Menagias
Email: annam@lollypop.org
Website: www.lollypop.org
Phone: 585-223-1330, ext. 241

Savor the Flavor
of Fairport
Date: March 2
Organization: Fairport Rotary Club
Location: Eagle Vale
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Price: $40/person; $75/couple
Estimated attendance: 400
Purpose: Wine and food tasting to support Fairport Rotary Club charities
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available for signage, program advertising and silent auction donations
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Bob Linder
Email: drlinder@rochester.rr.com
Website: www.fairportrotary.org
Phone: 585-223-6503

Totally Finger Lakes Wine Tasting Event
Date: March 2
Organization: Victor YMCA
Location: Ravenwood Golf Club, 929 Lynaugh Road, Victor
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Price: $20/person or $35/couple
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: All proceeds support individuals who cannot afford the YMCA
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Terri Thon
Email: territh@rochesterymca.org
Website: www.rochesterymca.org/victor
Phone: 585-341-3267

Easter Seals New York Tasting Event
Date: March 7
Organization: Easter Seals New York
Location: ArtisanWorks, 565 Blossom Road, Suite L
Time: TBD
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 250
Purpose: Food, beer and wine tasting event to benefit Easter Seals
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsorship and local vendors requested
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Elizabeth Way
Email: eway@eastersealsny.org
Website: www.eastersealsny.org
Phone: 585-957-9247

Muxy Ski-Off to
Benefit Foodlink
Date: March 7
Organization: Foodlink
Location: Bristol Mountain Ski Resort
Time: Noon – 5 p.m.
Price: $75
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: To raise money and awareness for Foodlink, the regional food bank, in memory of Gary Muxworthy
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship and group ticket sales available
Volunteers needed: Yes, volunteer photographers and videographers, as well as people to assist with the dual and vertical challenge
Contact: Terra Keller
Email: tkeller@foodlinkny.org
Website: www.foodlinkny.org
Phone: 585-328-3380, ext. 131

Orchid Show
Date: March 7 – 9
Organization: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Location: 151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Price: $5
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: Fundraising
Corporate support needed: Sponsors welcome
Volunteers needed: Age 16 and older; 15-year-olds if accompanied by an adult
Contact: Kimberly Burkard
Email: marketing@sonnenberg.org
Website: www.sonnenberg.org
Phone: 585-394-4922

2nd Annual
ìOpen Your Heartsî Dinner & Auction
Date: March 8
Organization: Italian American Coalition for Kids
Location: Rochester Plaza Hotel
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $125
Estimated attendance: 600
Purpose: Fundraiser for local families with severely sick children
Corporate support needed: Corporate sponsorships welcome; premier tables available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Neil Butera
Email: neil.butera@iackids.org
Website: www.iackids.org
Phone: 585-820-3454

20th Annual Mental Health Association Skyway Open
Date: March 8
Organization: Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County Inc.
Location: Eastview Mall
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Price: $10 per player; $40 /foursome; $5 per child for two-hole "kiddie course"
Estimated attendance: 250 players
30,000 visitors to Eastview Mall
Purpose: Raise funds for programs/services promoting mental wellness in our community
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship levels available from $500 to $5,000; in-kind donations for raffle prizes also needed
Volunteers needed: Yes, older children and adults
Contact: Donna Dey
Email: ddey@mharochester.org
Website: www.mharochester.org
Phone: 585-325-3145, ext. 152

Serenity House 2014 ìRoaring ’20sî Gala
Date: March 8
Organization: Serenity House
Location: Locust Hill Country Club
Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m. cocktails and silent auction; dinner at 8, followed by music and dancing
Price: $95
Estimated attendance: 200+
Purpose: Fundraiser to provide end-of-life care at no charge to families
Corporate support needed: Several sponsorship levels available; silent and live auction items needed
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Sharon Cary
Email: scary001@rochester.rr.com
Website: www.serenity-house.org
Phone: 585-820-0419

RÛisÌn Dubh,
Irish Traditional Music
Date: March 8
Organization: Orleans Renaissance Group Inc.
Location: St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 211 Eagle St., Medina
Time: 7 p.m.; doors open at 6
Price: $15/person, $30/family
Estimated attendance: 600
Purpose: Benefits restoration of Bent’s Opera House
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Lynne Menz
Email: admin@eggstreet.org
Website: www.eggstreet.org
Phone: 585-210-9674

Maple Sugaring Festival
Date: March 8 – 9 and 15 – 16
Organization: Genesee Country Village & Museum
Location: 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: To foster an appreciation of local traditions and fund future educational programming
Corporate support needed: Yes, call for sponsorship opportunities
Volunteers needed: Yes, call for details
Contact: Melanie Diaz
Email: events@gcv.org
Website: www.gcv.org
Phone: 585-538-6822

All Creatures
Great and Small:
A Musical Menagerie
Date: March 9
Organization: Genesee Valley Orchestra and Chorus
Location: Eagle Vale Golf Course, 4344 Nine Mile Point Road (Route 250), Perinton
Time: Cash bar and silent auction at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 7, concert at 8
Price: $42, by reservation only
Estimated attendance: 250
Purpose: To raise funds for continued existence of independent chorus and orchestra
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsorship
Volunteers needed: Experienced adults to help with marketing and publicity
Contact: Mary Anne Guariglia
Email: www.info@gvoc.org
Website: www.gvoc.org
Phone: 585-223-9006

MDA Rochester
Muscle Walk
Date: March 9
Organization: Muscular Dystrophy Association
Location: Blue Cross Arena
Time: 10 a.m. registration,
walk at noon
Price: Fundraising by team or individual participants; team goal is 10 members raising $100 each
Estimated attendance: 500
Purpose: To promote awareness of muscular dystrophy and the research being done locally
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available, call for details
Volunteers needed: Yes, call for details
Contact: Sally A. Cramer
Email: Rochester@mdausa.org
Website: www.mda.org
Phone: 585-424-6560

Gay Alliance Dines Out
Date: March 11
Organization: Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
Location: Numerous local restaurants
Time: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Price: Whatever you order off the menu
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: To provide financial support and visibility for the Gay Alliance
Corporate support needed: Restaurants to share part of their sales with the Gay Alliance; also need design and production of marketing and support materials
Volunteers needed: For poster and flier distribution; also to meet diners during the event
Contact: Scott Fearing
Email: scottf@gayalliance.org
Website: www.gayalliance.org
Phone: 585-244-8640, ext 11

Annual Girl Scouts
of Western New York Leadership
Breakfast Series
Date: March 12
Organization: Girl Scouts of Western New York
Location: TBD
Time: 8 a.m.
Price: $40 per person, $400 per table of 10
Estimated attendance: 300 – 500
Purpose: To support the mission of Girl Scouts of Western New York
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available at various levels
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Kristie P. Foster
Email: breakfast@gswny.org
Website: www.gswny.org
Phone: 888-837-6410, ext. 6030

An Evening
of Wishes Gala
Date: March 15
Organization: Make-A-Wish Western New York
Location: Locust Hill Country Club, 2000 Jefferson Road, Pittsford
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $175 per person
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: To celebrate the power of a wish
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Mary Jones
Email: mjones@wny.wish.org
Website: www.wny.wish.org
Phone: 585-272-9474
Italian Heritage Foundation
Reverse Raffle
Date: March 18
Organization: Italian Heritage Foundation of Rochester
Location: Midvale Country Club
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $250
Estimated attendance: 250
Purpose: To fund high school scholarships
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Dave Bernardi
Phone: 585-271-2300

Cigars, Scotch
and Wine Benefit
Date: March 21
Organization: Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County
Location: Bristol Harbour Resort
Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
Price: $50/person
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: To support the mission of Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County
Corporate support needed: Yes, several $1,000 corporate sponsors
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Maureen Murphy
Email: maureenm@hfhoc.org
Website: www.hfhoc.org
Phone: 585-396-3600

Experience Italy
with Hope Hall
Date: March 22
Organization: Hope Hall
Location: Italian American Sports Club, 1250 Buffalo Road, Gates
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $40
Estimated attendance: 250
Purpose: To raise funds for Hope Hall’s academic programs
Corporate support needed: Yes
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Kelly Hallenbeck
Email: kelly.hallenbeck@hopehall.org
Website: www.hopehall.org
Phone: 585-426-5824

Jazz 90.1
40th-Anniversary
Meet the Artist
Concert Series
featuring Bonerama
Date: March 26
Organization: Jazz 90.1
Location: Olympia High School Auditorium
Time: 7 p.m.
Price: $20
Estimated attendance: 400
Purpose: Fundraiser for Jazz 90.1
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Laurylann Romeo
Email: laurylann@jazz901.org
Website: www.jazz901.org
Phone: 585-967-6800

Gilda’s Guys
Bachelor Auction
Date: March 27
Organization: Gilda’s Club Rochester
Location: Harro East Ballroom
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $25 in advance/$30 at the door
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: To benefit Gilda’s Club Rochester
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Johanna Lester
Email:
jlester@gildasclubrochester.org
Website:
www.gildasclubrochester.org
Phone: 585-423-9700

Relay For Life of
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Date: March 28
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Bristol Gym,
300 Pulteney St., Geneva
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsors
Volunteers needed: Yes, of all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: www.relayforlife.org/hobartwilliamsmithcollegeny
Phone: 585-288-1950

Roc Properties –
The Neighborhood
Party for Habitat
Date: March 28
Organization: Flower City Habitat for Humanity
Location: ArtisanWorks, 565 Blossom Road
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $100 per person, $1,500 per table of eight
Estimated attendance: 200+
Purpose: To fund house building and neighborhood revitalization in the city of Rochester
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available from $2,500 to $10,000
Volunteers needed: Yes, for preparation and on the night of the event. Volunteers at the event must be 21 or older and available for the entire night plus one orientation meeting before.
Contact: Teresa Bianchi
Email:
tbianchi@rochesterhabitat.org
Website: www.rochesterhabitat.org
Phone: 585-546-1470, ext. 305

BASH – Friday Night Family Fun Night
Date: March 28
Organization: McQuaid Jesuit High School
Location: McQuaid Jesuit
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 1,000
Purpose: Family fun
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Ali Petrillo
Email: apetrillo@mcquaid.org
Website: www.mcquaid.org
Phone: 585-256-6151

Advent House Dinner Dance & Auction
Date: March 29
Organization: Advent House
Location: Monroe Golf Club, 155 Golf Ave., Pittsford
Time: 6 p.m. to midnight
Price: $110
Estimated attendance: 200 – 225
Purpose: To support Advent House care for the terminally ill
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsors, program advertisers and donors of goods and services for silent and live auctions
Volunteers needed: Yes, to solicit items for the auctions
Contact: Vicki Deady
Email: theadventhouse@frontiernet.net
Website: theadventhouse.org
Phone: 585-223-6112

BASH (Building A Scholastic Heritage)
Date: March 29
Organization: McQuaid Jesuit High School
Location: 1800 S. Clinton Ave., Brighton
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $175
Estimated attendance: 600
Purpose: Fundraiser to support tuition aid
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Ali Petrillo
Email: apetrillo@mcquaid.org
Website: www.mcquaid.org
Phone: 585-256-6151

Red Tie Gala
Date: March 29
Organization: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester
NY Inc.
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $150
Estimated attendance: 700
Purpose: To support two local Rochester Ronald McDonald Houses
Corporate support needed: Underwriting opportunities starting at $2,000
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Patty Schwarzweller
Email: pattys@rmhcrochester.org
Website: www.rmhcrochester.org
Phone: 585-442-5437, ext. 5

Blast
Date: March 29
Organization: The Harley School
Location: Temple B’rith Kodesh
Time: 6 – 11 p.m.
Price: $75/person
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: Annual fundraiser to support the Harley School
Corporate support needed: Corporate sponsorships from $750 to $12,000; advertising opportunities in the event program from $50 to $500
Volunteers needed: N/A
Contact: Jenna Wainwright
Email: jwainwright@harleyschool.org
Website: www.harleyschool.org
Phone: 585-442-1770, ext. 3178

April

Surviving in Style Fashion Show
Date: April
Organization: Gilda’s Club Rochester
Location: TBD
Time: 2 p.m.
Price: $50
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: To raise funds and honor cancer survivors and their caregivers
Corporate support needed: Yes; event sponsorship, donations for silent auction and raffle baskets
Volunteers needed: N/A
Contact: Johanna Lester
Email:
jlester@gildasclubrochester.org
Website:
www.gildasclubrochester.org
Phone: 585-423-9700

Vendor Fair
Date: April & September
Organization: YMCA of Greater Rochester, Westside Branch
Location: Westside Family YMCA, 920 Elmgrove Road, Gates
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Price: $25 table fee, $75 product donation from vendors
Estimated attendance: 120
Purpose: YMCA acquires products for fundraising auction; vendors get a chance to display products to members.
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available.
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Jillian Beaman
Email: jillianb@rochesterymca.org
Website: rochesterymca.org/westside
Phone: 585-341-3104

Relay For Life
of Brockport
Date: April 4
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: www.relayforlife.org/sunybrockportny
Phone: 585-288-1950

Catholic Family Center Gala: Passport to Ireland
Date: April 4
Organization: Catholic Family Center
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: 6:30 p.m. cocktails;
7:30 p.m. dinner
Price: $200
Estimated attendance: 450
Purpose: To raise funds for Catholic Family Center’s programs
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Cheryl Marshall
Email: cmarshall@cfcrochester.org
Website: www.cfcrochester.org
Phone: 585-262-7172

Charles Finney School Dinner and Auction
Date: April 4
Organization: The Charles Finney School
Location: 2070 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $25 per person, $250 for table sponsorship
Estimated attendance: 120
Purpose: Proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: Alumni of school are encouraged to volunteer.
Contact: Sheila Roman
Email: sroman@finneyschool.org
Website: www.finneyschool.org
Phone: 585-387-3770, ext. 233

Relay For Life
of Geneseo
Date: April 5
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: SUNY College at Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration free
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsorships
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: www.relayforlife.org/sunygeneseony
Phone: 585-288-1950

ABVI’s Annual Celebration
Date: April 5
Organization: Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Location: Hyatt Regency Rochester
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: To fund programs serving people who are blind or visually impaired
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available at a variety of levels.
Volunteers needed: Yes, 12 or older
Contact: Marlisa Post
Email: mpost@abvi-goodwill.com
Website: SeeGreatThings.com
Phone: 585-697-5713

Highland Hospital Gala
Date: April 5
Organization: Highland Hospital
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $200
Estimated attendance: 800
Purpose: Annual event to support investments in the hospital’s capital projects, advanced medical technology and new health services for the community
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Brad Pearson
Email:
Brad_Pearson@urmc.rochester.edu
Website: HighlandHospital.org
Phone: 585-341-0861

Hochstein
Through the Ages
Date: April 5
Organization: Hochstein School of Music & Dance
Location: Penfield Country Club, Jackson Road, Penfield
Time: 6 – 10 p.m.
Price: Table sponsor levels $250, $500, $750
Estimated attendance: 200+
Purpose: To benefit the tuition assistance program by showcasing talented students and groups
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships from $250 to $10,000
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Whitney Brice
Email: whitney.brice@hochstein.org
Website: www.hochstein.org
Phone: 585-454-4403, ext. 23

Jazz 90.1
40th-Anniversary Annual Online Auction
Date: April 7 – 11
Organization: Jazz 90.1
Location: Online at www.jazz901.org
Time: All day
Price: $5 – $100
Estimated attendance: 400
Purpose: Fundraiser for Jazz 90.1
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Laurylann Romeo
Email: laurylann@jazz901.org
Website: www.jazz901.org
Phone: 585-967-6800

Resolutionary Award Breakfast
Date: April 10
Organization: Resolve of Greater Rochester
Location: TBD
Time: TBD
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 75 – 100
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for Resolve and present the first Resolutionary Awards to community supporters
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Nancy Hessler
Email: nhessler@rochester.rr.com
Website: www.resolve-roc.org
Phone: 585-223-2229

Relay for Life of University of Rochester
Date: April 11
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: University of Rochester, 500 Wilson Blvd.
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsorships
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: www.relayforlife.org/universityofrochesterny
Phone: 585-288-1950

Relay For Life of
St. John Fisher College
Date: April 11
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave., Pittsford
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsorship
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: Sarah.Cox@cancer.org
Website: www.RelayForLife.org/stjohnfishercollegeny
Phone: 585-288-1950

College Collective Exhibit Opening Reception
Date: April 11
Organization: Genesee Center for the Arts & Education
Location: Genesee Center for the Arts & Education, 713 Monroe Ave.
Time: 6 -9 p.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: To exhibit work from national artists
Corporate support needed: Sponsors welcome
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Kate Whorton
Email: pottery@geneseearts.org
Website: www.geneseearts.org
Phone: 585-271-5183

More Mercy!
A Gathering to Benefit Mercy Community Services
Date: April 11
Organization: Mercy Community Services
Location: Country Club of Rochester, 2935 East Ave.
Time: 7 – 10 p.m.
Price: $100
Estimated attendance: 150
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds to support MCS programs
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available; in-kind donations needed for raffle and silent auction items
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Karen Wilson
Email: kwilson@mercycommunityservices.org
Website:
www.mercycommunityservices.org
Phone: 585-288-2634, ext. 27

16th Annual
Antiques Show & Sale
Date: April 12
Organization: Genesee Country Village & Museum
Location: 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford
Time: 10 a.m – 4 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: To foster an appreciation of historic artifacts and fund future educational programming
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Melanie Diaz
Email: events@gcv.org
Website: www.gcv.org
Phone: 585-538-6822
Relay for Life of Rochester Institute
of Technology
Date: April 12
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive, Henrietta
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsors
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah.Cox@cancer.org
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: www.RelayForLife.org/ritny
Phone: 585-288-1950

American Heart Association’s Heart Walk
Date: April 12
Organization: American Heart Association
Location: Blue Cross Arena
Time: 8 a.m.
Price: Fundraising teams encouraged; minimum suggested donation $25
Estimated attendance: 6,000
Purpose: To fight cardiovascular diseases and stroke
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18 or older
Contact: Jason Stulb
Email: Jason.Stulb@Heart.org
Website:
www.rochesterheartwalk.org
Phone: 585-371-3118

WXXI Public Broadcasting Online Auction
Date: April 12 – 26
Organization: WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
Location: www.wxxi.org/auction
Time: Bidding opens at 8 a.m.
April 12.
Price: Free to register for a bidder’s account
Estimated attendance: 2,000+ bidders
Purpose: To support WXXI’s public media programs and services.
Corporate support needed: Many opportunities, including in-kind donations, sponsorship and underwriting; call 585-258-0357 or email auction@wxxi.org
Volunteers needed: Yes, for most ages and ability levels; call 585-258-0357 or email
auction@wxxi.org
Contact: Danielle Abramson
Email: dabramson@wxxi.org
Website: wxxi.org/auction
Phone: 585-258-0287

A Taste of the
Finger Lakes
Date: April 13
Organization: Victor-Farmington Rotary
Location: Ravenwood Golf Club, 929 Lynaugh Road, Victor
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Price: $30 in advance, $35 at the door
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: To raise money for local and international assistance projects
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: TBD
Contact: Bruce Chapman
Email: bruce@jdchapmaninc.com
Website:
www.victorfarmingtonrotary.org
Phone: 315-576-0371

Eastside Family
YMCA Indoor Triathlon
Date: April 13
Organization: YMCA of Greater Rochester, Eastside Branch
Location: Eastside Family YMCA, 1835 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road, Penfield
Time: 7 a.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: Indoor triathlon with 12-person team focus to benefit Invest in Youth Campaign
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Dani Richards
Email:
Dani.Richards@rochesterymca.org
Website:
rochesterymca.org/eastside
Phone: 585-341-3068

Sheen Housing
Building Hope Together Gala Celebration
Date: April 19
Organization: Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation Inc.
Location: Casa Larga Vineyards
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $125/person
Estimated attendance: 150+
Purpose: To benefit the emergency home repair program for lower-income homeowners needing health- and safety-related repairs
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships and ads
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Deborah Spillane
Email: sheendlh@rochester.rr.com
Website: www.SheenHousing.org
Phone: 585-461-4263, ext. 102

Sixth Annual
Summit on Child Abuse
Date: April 22 – 23
Organization: Bivona Child Advocacy Center
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Price: $80 – $160 for one or both days
Estimated attendance: 600
Purpose: To build awareness and provide education about child abuse
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Donna Lipari
Email: dlipari@BivonaCAC.org
Website: www.BivonaCAC.org
Phone: 585-935-7800

Youth Power Dinner
Date: April 24
Organization: Boy Scouts of America, Seneca Waterways Council
Location: Casa Larga Vineyards
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $300 per couple, $2,000 per table of 8
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: To support camping programs and provide camperships to Scout families in need and to present the distinguished citizen award
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships and donations for live and silent auction
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Frank Capozzi
Email: fcapozzi@bsamail.org
Website:
www.senecawaterways.org
Phone: 585-241-8527

The Art of Giving
Date: April 25
Organization: The Community Place of Greater Rochester Inc
Location: TBD
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $100
Estimated attendance: 150
Purpose: To raise funds for Community Place programs
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship needed
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Valarie Upson
Email: vupson@communityplace.org
Website: www.communityplace.org
Phone: 585-327-7200, ext 102

Springtime in Canandaigua
Arts and Crafts Show
Date: April 25 – 27
Organization: Thompson Health
Location: Canandaigua Civic Center, 250 North Bloomfield Road, Canandaigua
Time: 1 – 7 p.m. April 25, 10 a.m. –
5 p.m. April 26 and 27
Price: $5 admission; children 12 and younger free
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: Proceeds benefit the Thompson Health System
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Call for details
Contact: Marianne Gallagher
Email: mgags06@aol.com
Website: www.Thompsonhealth.com
Phone: 585-396-9473

Autism Awareness Walk
Date: April 26
Organization: Happiness House/Finger Lakes United Cerebral Palsy Association Inc.
Location: Eastview Mall
Time: 8 a.m. registration,
8:30 – 9:30 walk
Price: No registration fee
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: An indoor walk to raise awareness during National Autism Awareness Month and support Happiness House programs
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship available
Volunteers needed: TBD
Contact: Cheryl Coppola
Email:
ccoppola@happinesshouse.org
Website: www.happinesshouse.org
Phone: 585-394-8178, ext. 7264

Springdale Farm’s Sheep Shearing Festival
Date: April 26
Organization: Heritage Christian Services
Location: Springdale Farm,
700 Colby St., Spencerport
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m
Price: $4 for children and seniors, $5 for adults; children under age 2 free
Estimated attendance: 1,500
Purpose: Sheep-shearing demonstrations, free haircuts for children, music, petting zoo, robotic dairy barn tours, fishing, wagon rides and more
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available; call 340-5704. Donations also appreciated.
Volunteers needed: Yes, call 340-5780
Contact: Deb McDonald
Email: dmcdonald@heritagechristianservices.org
Website: www.springdalefarm.org
Phone: 585-340-5715

16th Annual
Gold Star Gala
Date: April 26
Organization: MCC Foundation
Location: Country Club of Rochester
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $250
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: To support student success at MCC
Corporate support needed: Underwriting opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Adults
Contact: Gretchen Wood
Email: gwood9@monroecc.edu
Website: www.monroecc.edu
Phone: 585-262-1500

Nativity in Bloom
Date: April 26
Organization: Nativity Preparatory Academy Associates of Rochester Inc.
Location: Nativity Preparatory Academy, 15 Whalin St.
Time: 6:15 – 8:15 p.m.
Price: $75
Estimated attendance: 220
Purpose: Party and auction to support Nativity Preparatory Academy’s educational program
Corporate support needed: Yes
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Suzanne Petronello
Email: spetronello@rochester.rr.com
Website: www.nativityrochester.org
Phone: 585-271-1630

112th RES Annual Gala
Date: April 26
Organization: Rochester Engineering Society
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: 6 – 10 p.m.
Price: $80 (subject to change)
Estimated attendance: 350
Purpose: To present scholarships and Engineer of the Year and Young Engineer of the Year Awards
Corporate support needed: Sponsors for tables and awards presentation
Volunteers needed: Members
Contact: Lynne Irwin
Email: res@frontiernet.net
Website: www.roceng.org
Phone: 585-254-2350

Canandaigua
March for Babies
Date: April 27
Organization: March of Dimes
Location: Sonnenberg Park, Canandaigua
Time: 10 a.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 150+
Purpose: To support March of Dimes programs
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships, company teams, in-kind donations for picnic.
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Mallory Cornett
Email: mcornett@marchofdimes.com
Website:
www.marchofdimes.com/ny
Phone: 585-286-5867

International Foods Festival
Date: April 27
Organization: Rochester Global Connections
Location: TBD
Time: 2 p.m.
Price: Free to attend with a member
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: To introduce community members to the rewards of serving as a friendship volunteer for international college students and the value of being a citizen diplomat through the State Department’s international visitor program
Corporate support needed: Yes, donations of silent auction items and beverages, sponsorships for venue rental
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Amy LaGambino
Email: ExecDir@RochesterGlobalConnections.org
Website: www.RochesterGlobalConnections.org
Phone: 585-275-8779

May

Salvation Army Red Shield Luncheon
Date: May
Organization: Salvation Army of Greater Rochester
Location: TBD
Time: TBD
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 300+
Purpose: To support the programs of the Salvation Army of Greater Rochester
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: David Baker
Email: david.baker@
use.salvationarmy.org
Website:
RochesterSalvationArmy.org
Phone: 585-987-9500

Zumba Mania
Date: May
Organization: YMCA of Greater Rochester, Westside and Northwest branches
Location: Camp Northpoint, 249 North Greece Road, Hilton
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: To raise money for the Invest In Youth Campaign
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Brenda Lind or Lauren Roe
Email: brendal@rochesterymca.org, lauren.roe@rochesterymca.org
Website: www.rochesterymca.org
Phone: 585-341-3290 or 723-5474

Yathlon and Kids Tri
Date: May
Organization: YMCA of Greater Rochester, Westside Branch
Location: Westside Family YMCA, 920 Elmgrove Road, Gates
Time: 10 a.m. start for adults, 1 p.m. for kids
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 150
Purpose: Indoor triathlon to provide a healthy and active fundraiser for families
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships are available.
Volunteers needed: Yes; please contact at least one month before event
Contact: Jillian Beaman
Email: jillianb@rochesterymca.org
Website: rochesterymca.org/westside
Phone: 585-341-3104

Body Peace Day
Date: May
Organization: YMCA of Greater Rochester, Westside and Northwest Branches
Location: Camp Northpoint, 249 North Greece Road, Hilton
Time: 11 a.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: To raise money for the Invest In Youth Campaign
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Brenda Lind or Lauren Roe
Email: brendal@rochesterymca.org, lauren.roe@rochesterymca.org
Website: www.rochesterymca.org
Phone: 585-341-3290 or 723-5474

ZooBrew
Date: May to September Fridays: May 23, June 20, July 18, Aug. 8 and Sept. 5
Organization: Seneca Park Zoo Society
Location: Seneca Park Zoo
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $10
Estimated attendance: 2,250 per night
Purpose: To raise funds for zoo programs and exhibit enhancements
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: 21 or older
Contact: Arthur Kneessy
Email: akneessy@senecazoo.org
Website: www.senecaparkzoo.org
Phone: 585-295-7390

Teen Empowerment’s Annual Community Luncheon
Date: May 1
Organization: Center for Teen Empowerment
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Price: $50/person, $400/table of 10
Estimated attendance: 450 – 500
Purpose: Celebrating the power of young people to help transform the city
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Jennifer Banister
Email: jennifer@teenempowerment.org
Website:
www.teenempowerment.org
Phone: 585-697-3464

Celebrate Trinity Gala
Date: May 2
Organization: Trinity Montessori School
Location: Oak Hill Country Club, 145 Kilbourn Road
Time: 6 – 10 p.m.
Price: $75
Estimated attendance: 250
Purpose: To support the school’s scholarship and technology funds and promote exceptional education
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships from $250 to $5,000
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Lorraine Scarafile
Email:
lscarafile@trinitymontessori.org
Website: www.trinitymontessori.org
Phone: 585-586-1044

Celebrate Hope Gala –
The Great Gatsby
Date: May 3
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Oak Hill Country Club, 145 Kilbourn Road
Time: 6 p.m. cocktail reception and silent auction, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. program and live auction
Price: $175 per person, $1,750 per table of 10
Estimated attendance: 400
Purpose: To benefit Hope Lodge, which provides free lodging for cancer patients traveling to Rochester for treatment
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships from $1,000 to $10,000; program advertising from $125 to $500
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Catherine Amico
Email: Catherine.Amico@Cancer.org
Website: www.cancer.org
Phone: 585-224-4919

Finger Lakes International
Wine Auction Dinner
Date: May 3
Organization: Camp Good Days and Special Times Inc.
Location: Rochester Plaza Hotel
Time: 5 p.m.
Price: $150
Estimated attendance: 800
Purpose: To raise money for Camp Good Days
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18+
Contact: Amanda Anderson
Email:
aanderson@campgooddays.org
Website: fliwc.com
Phone: 585-624-5555

Walk for Life
Date: May 3
Organization: CompassCare Pregnancy Services
Location: Highland Bowl,
Highland Park
Time: 9 a.m. – noon
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 1,000 – 1,200
Purpose: Protecting the personhood of unborn boys and girls
Corporate support needed: Yes, T-shirts, banners, incentives, collateral
Volunteers needed: Yes, help with festival food, games, course marshals, setup, tear-down and registration
Contact: Daniel Tomlinson
Email: daniel.tomlinson@compasscare.info
Website: compasscare.info
Phone: 585-232-3894

8th Annual
Daystar Derby
Date: May 3
Organization: Daystar for Medically Fragile Children Inc.
Location: Equestrian Meadow, Nazareth College
Time: 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 500
Purpose: To raise funds for Daystar for Medically Fragile Children Inc.
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18 or older
Contact: Erin Donnelly
Email: edonnelly@daystarkids.org
Website: www.daystarkids.org
Phone: 585-385-6287
Annual Bill Lawler
5K Run/Walk
Date: May 3
Organization: Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Upstate New York Chapter
Location: Matthew’s East End Grill, 200 East Ave.
Time: 9 a.m.
Price: $25 (fundraising encouraged)
Estimated attendance: 600
Purpose: To raise funds and increase public awareness of Huntington’s disease
Corporate support needed: All types, including sponsorship, in-kind goods and corporate teams to participate and volunteers
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Glen Siembor or Maria DeRosa
Email: glen.siembor@gmail.com, DeRosaMaria20@gmail.com
Website: www.hdsa.org/uny
Phone: 585-924-7690 or 643-5239

Night at the Races Gala: A Celebration of the Kentucky Derby
Date: May 3
Organization: Muscular Dystrophy Association
Location: Locust Hill Country Club, Pittsford
Time: Starts at 5:30 p.m. with pre-race activities poolside
Price: $150
Estimated attendance: 350
Purpose: Fundraiser to benefit the association’s ALS research program
Corporate support needed: Yes, underwriting and event sponsorships
Volunteers needed: Yes, 21+
Contact: Sally A. Cramer
Email: scramer@mdausa.org
Website: mda.org
Phone: 585-424-6560

Car City Fundraiser
Date: May 3
Organization: Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network
Location: Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1010 East Ave.
Time: 5 – 10 p.m. program, 10 p.m. till morning for sleeping in your car
Price: Minimum suggested pledge $50
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: Raising awareness of families living in their cars in Rochester
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships from $200 to $1,000, with the appeal particularly aimed at the hospitality industry and car dealerships
Volunteers needed: Yes, for entertainment
Contact: Carole Teegarden
Email: ctee5@hotmail.com
Website: www.raihn.org
Phone: 585-381-1108

Spring 5K Run & Stroll
Date: May 3
Organization: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Location: Sonnenberg Gardens, 151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua
Time: TBD
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: Fundraising
Corporate support needed: Corporate sponsorship welcome
Volunteers needed: Yes, 16 or older; 15-year-olds if accompanied by an adult
Contact: Kimberly Burkard
Email: marketing@sonnenberg.org
Website: www.sonnenberg.org
Phone: 585-394-4922

Finger Lakes
March for Babies
Date: May 4
Organization: March of Dimes
Location: Seneca Lake State Park, Geneva
Time: 11 a.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 700+
Purpose: To raise money for March of Dimes programs
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship, company teams, in-kind donations for picnic.
Volunteers needed: For registration, kids’ zone, route marshals, picnic
Contact: Mallory Cornett
Email: mcornett@marchofdimes.com
Website: www.marchofdimes.com/ny
Phone: 585-286-5867

Asian Pacific American Heritage Family Day
Date: May 4
Organization: Memorial Art Gallery
Location: 500 Universary Ave.
Time: Noon – 5 p.m.
Price: Suggested donation of $5 per family
Estimated attendance: 1,200
Purpose: To offer the community a day of cultural learning
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Debora McDell-Hernandez
Email: dmcdell@MAG.Rochester.edu
Website: mag.rochester.edu
Phone: 585-276-8967

Taste of Our Community Wine & Food Tasting
Date: May 4
Organization: Monroe Community Hospital Foundation
Location: 435 East Henrietta Road
Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
Price: $60 general tasting, $125 cellar master reserve tasting
Estimated attendance: 375
Purpose: To fund quality-of-life improvements at MCH.
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Rachel Walker
Email: rachelwalker@monroehosp.org
Website: www.mch-foundation.org
Phone: 585-760-6028

Casting for Caring
Sport Fishing Tournament
Date: May 6
Organization: American Red Cross, Greater Rochester Chapter
Location: Rochester Yacht Club, 5555 St. Paul Blvd.
Time: All day
Price: $1,225/boat (four fishermen); $300 fuel sponsorship
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: To support lifesaving programs and assist families during disasters
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Sarah Chambers
Email: sarah.chambers@redcross.org
Website: www.redcross.org/ny/rochester
Phone: 585-241-4421

RPO at Carnegie Hall
Date: May 7
Organization: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Location: Carnegie Hall,
New York City
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Price: Travel packages starting at $295; $25 for concert ticket only
Estimated attendance: 1,000
Purpose: RPO participates in the Spring For Music festival
Corporate support needed: Yes
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Brian Piazza
Email: bpiazza@rpo.org
Website: www.rpo.org
Phone: 585-399-3631

ìA Taste of Legacyî Chef Competition
Date: May 8
Organization: Pirate Toy Fund
Location: The Legacy at Clover Blossom, 100 McAuley Drive
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $40
Estimated attendance: 225
Purpose: Fundraiser for the Pirate Toy Fund
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: No.
Contact: Dan Agnew
Email: info@PirateToyFund.org
Website: www.PirateToyFund.org
Phone: 585-271-5519

Day of Caring
Date: May 8
Organization: United Way of Greater Rochester
Location: Greater Rochester
Time: TBD
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 7,500
Purpose: To help 250 local organizations and the people they serve
Corporate support needed: N/A
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Megan Flinn
Email: megan.flinn@uwrochester.org
Website: www.uwrochester.org
Phone: 585-242-6492

RMSC Women’s Council Geranium Sale
Date: May 8 – 10
Organization: Rochester Museum & Science Center
Location: Eisenhart Auditorium, RMSC
Time: May 8 – 9, 1 – 6 p.m.; May 10, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Price: $3.50 per plant; ordered in April and early May
Estimated attendance: N/A
Purpose: Fundraiser for RMSC
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Mary Stid
Email: mstid@frontiernet.net
Website: rmsc.org
Phone: 585-244-7238

Relay for Life
of Keuka College
Date: May 9
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: 141 Central Ave.,
Keuka Park
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsors
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: http://relay.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14EA?fr_id=60477&pg=entry
Phone: 585-288-1950

American Heart Association’s
Heart Ball
Date: May 10
Organization: American Heart Association
Location: Oak Hill Country Club
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $300
Estimated attendance: 500+
Purpose: A black-tie celebration to support the AHA’s programs
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: Yes, 21 or older
Contact: Alexis Zimmerman
Email: alexis.zimmerman@heart.org
Website: www.heart.org/rochesterny
Phone: 585-371-3119

5K Run for Fun
Date: May 10
Organization: CP Rochester
Location: 3399 S. Winton Road
Time: TBD
Price: $20-25 per runner
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: To raise funds for adults and children with disabilities
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate underwriting
Volunteers needed: Yes, age 14 and up
Contact: Dave Carro
Email: dcarro@cprochester.org
Website: www.CPRochester.org
Phone: 585-334-6000, ext. 1322

James P. Wilmot
Cancer Center’s Discovery Ball
Date: May 10
Organization: James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Time: 6 p.m. cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, 8 p.m. dinner
Price: Sponsorship available at various levels
Estimated attendance: 1,000
Purpose: Fundraiser for the Wilmot Cancer Center’s care and research
Corporate support needed: Wide range of sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Shannon Martin
Email: shannon.martin@
rochester.edu
Website: www.urmc.rochester.edu/
cancer-center/giving.aspx
Phone: 585-276-4716

Country Club Cabaret
Date: May 10
Organization: Penfield Symphony Orchestra
Location: Penfield Country Club
Time: 6:30 -9 p.m.
Price: $40
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: Annual fundraising concert for the orchestra
Corporate support needed: Program book advertisements invited
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Sharon Langford
Email: PSO@penfieldsymphony.org
Website:
www.penfieldsymphony.org
Phone: 585-872-0774

Classical Idol 8
Vocal Competition
Date: May 10
Organization: Rochester Oratorio Society
Location: Temple B’rith Kodesh
Time: 7 p.m.
Price: $40
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: To present emerging vocal talent from around the world
Corporate support needed: Corporate sponsors, advertisers and auction donors
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18+ for setup
Contact: Linda Hopkins
Email: lghopkins@gmail.com
Website: www.rochesteroratorio.com
Phone: 585-259-3848

Mother’s Day Tea
Date: May 10
Organization: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Location: Sonnenberg Gardens, 151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua
Time: TBD
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: Fundraising
Corporate support needed: Corporate sponsorship welcome
Volunteers needed: Age 16 or older; 15-year-olds if accompanied by an adult
Contact: Kimberly Burkard
Email: marketing@sonnenberg.org
Website: www.sonnenberg.org
Phone: 585-394-4922

Home Tour
Date: May 10
Organization: Junior League of Rochester
Location: Village of Pittsford
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Price: $25
Estimated attendance: 500+
Purpose: Fundraising for community development programs organized by the Junior League
Corporate support needed: Yes, for event sponsorship, home sponsorship, program advertising and in-kind donations
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Sarah Townsend and Rose Feor
Email: JLRochFundraising@gmail.com
Website: www.jlroch.org
Phone: 585-385-8590
13th Annual Pink Ribbon Women’s 5K Run & Family Fitness Walk
Date: May 11
Organization: Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester
Location: Genesee Valley Park
Time: 7:15 a.m. registration
Price: $20 in advance, $30 on the day
Estimated attendance: 4,000
Purpose: To fund local breast cancer support, research, education and advocacy
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship and donor opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Cindy Dykes
Email: cindy@bccr.org
Website:
www.breastcancercoalition.org
Phone: 585-473-8177

Mother’s Day
Date: May 11
Organization: Genesee Country Village & Museum
Location: 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: $12.50 – $15.50 (mothers free)
Estimated attendance: 800
Purpose: To celebrate historic women and all mothers
Corporate support needed: Yes, call for sponsorship opportunities
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Melanie Diaz
Email: events@gcv.org
Website: www.gcv.org
Phone: 585-538-6822

21 Stories for Scouts
Date: May 16
Organization: Boy Scouts of America, Seneca Waterways Council
Location: First Federal Building,
28 E. Main St.
Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Price: $1,000 per rappeller
Estimated attendance: 85 rappellers
Purpose: To support Scouting programs that provide opportunities for low-income, at-risk youths to develop character and leadership skills
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: Yes; half-day commitment including training
Contact: Lori Wilkes
Email: lwilkes@bsamail.org
Website:
www.senecawaterways.org
Phone: 585-241-8580

Highland Hospital
Golf Classic
Date: May 16
Organization: Highland Hospital
Location: Greystone Golf Course
Time: Rounds at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Price: $250
Estimated attendance: 170
Purpose: Annual event to fund hospital capital projects, medical technology and new health services
Corporate support needed: Corporate sponsors welcome
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Brad Pearson
Email: Brad_Pearson@
urmc.rochester.edu
Website: HighlandHospital.org
Phone: 585-341-0861

Uniquely Rochester Gala
Date: May 16
Organization: Villa of Hope, formerly St. Joseph’s Villa
Location: TBD
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $100/person
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: To support Villa of Hope while celebrating the Rochester community
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship and in-kind donations for auction/raffle
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Christy Post
Email: christy.post@villaofhope.org
Website: www.villaofhope.org/gala
Phone: 585-865-1550, ext. 381

Genesee County
Spring Garden Gala
Date: May 17
Organization: Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Genesee County
Location: Front lawn of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building, 420 E. Main St., Batavia
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 300
Purpose: Plant sale and basket auction supporting the Master Gardener program
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Brandie Schulz
Email: bls238@cornell.edu
Website: https://genesee.shutterfly.com/gardening
Phone: 585-343-3040, ext. 101

NAMI Rochester Walk
Date: May 17
Organization: NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Location: Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St.
Time: 10 a.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 1,000+
Purpose: To raise awareness of mental illness and benefit NAMI Rochester
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsors from $250 to $15,000 as well as in-kind donors
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18 or older unless accompanied by adult or part of a school group
Contact: Lindsay Chambers
Email: lindsay.chambers@namirochester.org
Website: namirochester.org
Phone: 585-330-1968

NCA 5K
Scholarship Run
Date: May 17
Organization: Northstar Christian Academy
Location: Northstar Christian Academy, 332 Spencerport Road
Time: 9 a.m.
Price: $20/adult or $10/student in advance; $25 at the event
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: To raise money for student scholarships
Corporate support needed: Donations at any level accepted
Volunteers needed: Yes, both in advance and at the race
Contact: Nikki Guy
Email: love2run@frontiernet.net
Website: www.edline.net/pages/nca/Design_Resources/Shortcuts2953/
Upcoming_Events/NCA_5K
Phone: 585-225-6802

JDRF
Walk To Cure Diabetes
Date: May 18
Organization: JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)
Location: Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive, Henrietta
Time: 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 5,000
Purpose: To raise funds to find a cure for type 1 diabetes
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available; businesses also encouraged to coordiante walk teams
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18+
Contact: Lisa Swindon
Email: lswindon@jdrf.org
Website: rochester.jdrf.org
Phone: 585-546-1390

Rochester
March for Babies
Date: May 18
Organization: March of Dimes
Location: Ontario Beach Park
Time: 10 a.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 1,500+
Purpose: Raise money to support March of Dimes programs
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship, company teams, in-kind donations for picnic
Volunteers needed: For registration, setup, kids’ zone, route marshals, picnic
Contact: Mallory Cornett
Email: mcornett@marchofdimes.com
Website:
www.marchofdimes.com/ny
Phone: 585-286-5867

Jazz 90.1
40th-Anniversary
Jazz Cruise Series
Date: May 19
Organization: Jazz 90.1
Location: Colonial Belle, Packetts Landing, Fairport
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Price: $23
Estimated attendance: 145
Purpose: Fundraiser for Jazz 90.1
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Laurylann Romeo
Email: laurylann@jazz901.org
Website: www.jazz901.org
Phone: 585-967-6800

Open Door Mission
Golf Classic
Date: May 19
Organization: Open Door Mission Inc.
Location: Locust Hill Country Club, 2000 Jefferson Road, Pittsford
Time: 11 a.m. shotgun start
Price: $195/golfer through Feb. 28, $225/golfer after
Estimated attendance: 144
Purpose: To support Open Door Mission programs
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship packages available
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18 and older
Contact: Christopher Scribani
Email: cscribani@opendoormissionrocny.org
Website:
www.opendoormissionrocny.org
Phone: 585-454-6696, ext. 108, or 787-1426

Walk for Hope
Date: May 22
Organization: Hope Hall
Location: Hope Hall School,
1612 Buffalo Road
Time: 11:15 a.m.
Price: $100 minimum sponsorship
Estimated attendance: 300 – 500
Purpose: To raise funds for Hope Hall’s academic programs
Corporate support needed: Yes
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Kelly Hallenbeck
Email: kelly.hallenbeck@
hopehall.org
Website: www.hopehall.org
Phone: 585-426.5824, ext. 111
Relay for Life of Schuyler County
Date: May 30
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: 301 12th St., Watkins Glen
Time: See website
Price: $10 registraion fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsors
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14EA?pg=entry&fr_id=57333
Phone: 585-288-1950

Relay for Life of Midlakes Red Jacket
Date: May 31
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Midlakes High School, Clifton Springs, NY 14432
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsors
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: http://relay.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14EA?fr_id=56967&pg=entry
Phone: 585-288-1950

Stroll for Strong
Kids Walk and 5K
Date: May 31
Organization: Golisano Children’s Hospital
Location: Genesee Valley Park
Time: 5K registration 7:45 – 8:15 a.m with 8:30 start; walk registration begins at 8 a.m. with a 10:30 start; entertainment till 1 p.m.
Price: Free with $30 in fundraising
Estimated attendance: 5,000
Purpose: To support and celebrate the hospital’s pediatric patients
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships, in-kind donations and other opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes, age 12 and up
Contact: Michael Fahy
Email: michael.fahy@rochester.edu
Website: www.urmc.rochester.edu/
childrens-hospital.aspx?redir=golisano.urmc.edu
Phone: 585-276-5176
An Evening Out At Home
Date: May 31
Organization: Rochester Area Community Foundation
Location: Individual homes, followed by a reception at a central location for desserts, drinks and dancing
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $150; $250 for patron
Estimated attendance: 300 – 450
Purpose: Fundraiser to introduce philanthropy and the Community Foundation’s mission
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships from $500 to $10,000; contact Dana K. Miller at dmiller@racf.org
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Norma Galloway
Email: ngalloway@racf.org
Website: www.racf.org/Events
Phone: 585-271-4100

June

Gilda’s Gang
Date: June
Organization: Gilda’s Club Rochester
Location: TBD
Time: TBD
Price: N/A
Estimated attendance: N/A
Purpose: Training to walk or run the Rochester half-marathon on behalf of Gilda’s Club
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: N/A
Contact: Johanna Lester
Email:
jlester@gildasclubrochester.org
Website:
www.gildasclubrochester.org
Phone: 585-423-9700

Holy Childhood’s
Annual Golf
Tournament
Date: June
Organization: Holy Childhood
Location: TBD
Time: TBD
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: To support Holy Childhood services for people with developmental disabilities
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsors and donors sought until one month prior to the tournament
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Kate Balconi
Email: Kbalconi@holychildhood.org
Website: www.holychildhood.org
Phone: 585-359-3710, ext. 169
9th Annual
Pet Pride Classic
Date: June
Organization: Pet Pride of New York Inc.
Location: Ravenwood Golf Club
Time: 11 a.m. registration; 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. practice range and putting; 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. buffet lunch; 1 p.m. shotgun start
Price: $125/golfer; $25 for lunch only
Estimated attendance: 40 – 60
Purpose: To support a no-kill humane society for cats
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: Yes, to obtain door prizes and help at luncheon
Contact: Bill Crocker
Email: bcrocker@rochester.rr.com
Website: www.petprideny.org
Phone: 585-329-1077

RMSC Women’s Council 5th Annual
Garden Tour
Date: June
Organization: Rochester Museum & Science Center
Location: Various gardens around Rochester
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: $30
Estimated attendance: 110
Purpose: Fundraiser for RMSC
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: Yes, as hostesses
Contact: Anne Fassanella
Email: annefassanella@gmail.com
Website: rmsc.org
Phone: 585-377-7271

18th Annual Rose Walk
Date: June
Organization: Thompson Health
Location: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion, Canandaigua
Time: 8 – 11 a.m.
Price: $10 minimum donation
Estimated attendance: N/A
Purpose: Proceeds benefit the cardiac rehabilitation scholarship fund at Thompson Hospital
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Marie Rusaw
Email: jaclyn.rugg@thompsonhealth.org
Website: www.thompsonhealth.com
Phone: 585-396-6226

Westside District 5K, Cancer Survivors Walk, Family Fun Run
Date: June
Organization: YMCA of Greater Rochester, Westside and Northwest branches
Location: 249 North Greece Road, Hilton
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: To raise money for the Y’s annual Invest in Youth Campaign
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes, to hand out water
Contact: Brenda Lind or Lauren Roe
Email: brendal@rochesterymca.org, lauren.roe@rochesterymca.org
Website: www.rochesterymca.org
Phone: 585-341-3290 or 723-5474

Warrior Walk: Celebrating Life
Beyond Cancer
Date: June 1
Organization: James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
Location: University of Rochester River Campus
Time: 8 a.m. walking half-marathon, 9:15 a.m. half-marathon fun run, 10:30 a.m. 5-mile walk, 11:30 a.m. 1-mile walk
Price: $25 registration fee waived if participant raises $100
Estimated attendance: 600
Purpose: To celebrate cancer survivors and their caregivers and to support Judy’s Fund
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes, at least 15 years old or accompanied by a parent
Contact: Karen Humbert
Email:
karen.humbert@rochester.edu
Website:
www.wilmotcancercenter.com
Phone: 585-276-4715

19th Annual
E. Philip Saunders/Compeer Rochester
Golf Tournament
Date: June 2
Organization: Compeer Rochester
Location: Bristol Harbor, 5410 Seneca Point Road, Canandaigua
Time: TBD
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 150
Purpose: Fundraiser to support Compeer in making friends and changing lives
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsored foursomes
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Heather Baker
Email: hbaker@compeer.org
Website: compeerrochester.org
Phone: 585-546-8280, ext. 114
21st Annual
Golf Tournament
Date: June 2
Organization: DePaul Group Inc.
Location: Ridgemont Country Club, Greece
Time: 11 a.m.
Price: $3,000/foursome
Estimated attendance: 128
Purpose: To support DePaul residential programs, treatment and support services
Corporate support needed: Yes, varying sponsorship levels
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Tom Corrigan
Email: tcorrigan@depaul.org
Website: www.depaul.org
Phone: 585-719-3336

Friends of Wesley
and HealthDirect
Golf Tournament
Date: June 4
Organization: Friends of Wesley
Location: Eagle Vale Golf Club
Time: 8:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. tee-off, 4 p.m. dinner
Price: Individuals and teams from $150 to $600
Estimated attendance: 144 people
Purpose: To fund capital improvements at Wesley Gardens, a rehabilitation and long-term care facility
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships from $250 to $5,000; donations requested for raffle and auction
Volunteers needed: TBD
Contact: Tami Titus
Email: ttitus@wesleygardens.com
Website: www.wesleygardens.com
Phone: 585-241-2102

Relay for Life
of Seneca County
Date: June 6
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Mynderse Academy Senior High, 105 Troy St., Seneca Falls
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsors
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: www.relayforlife.org/senecacountyny
Phone: 585-288-1950

Relay for Life
of Spencerport
Date: June 6
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Spencerport Central School District, 2707 Spencerport Road
Time: TBD
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsorships
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: www.relayforlife.org/spencerportny
Phone: 585-288-1950

Relay for Life
of Gates Chili
Date: June 6
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Gates Chili High School Football Stadium, 1 Spartan Way
Time: TBD
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsorships
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: www.relayforlife.org/gateschilihsny
Phone: 585-288-1950

Summer Curtain Call
Date: June 6
Organization: Geva Theatre Center
Location: Geva Theatre Center
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Price: $150/ person, $1,000 for a group of eight
Estimated attendance: 500
Purpose: Raises funds for Geva’s education and outreach programs
Corporate support needed: Yes; contact the development team at 585-232-1366
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Mary Tiballi
Email: dkellogg@gevatheatre.org
Website: www.gevatheatre.org
Phone: 585-232-1366, ext. 3011

First Unitarian
Annual Rummage Sale
Date: June 6 – 7
Organization: First Unitarian Church of Rochester
Location: 220 S. Winton Road
Time: TBD
Price: N/A
Estimated attendance: 500
Purpose: To support programming in the church and the community, including social justice work
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: Yes, for the week before the event
Contact: Sandy Hollands
Email: sandy.hollands@gmail.com
Website:
www.rochesterunitarian.org
Phone: 585-872-2606

Relay for Life
of Yates County
Date: June 7
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Penn Yan Fireman’s Field, 280 East Lake Road, Penn Yan
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsorship
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: http://relay.acsevents.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=57556
Phone: 585-288-1950

Relay for Life
of Canandaigua
Date: June 7
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: 435 East St., Canandaigua
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsors
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: http://relay.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14EA?fr_id=56435&pg=entry
Phone: 585-288-1950

Relay for Life of Victor
Date: June 7
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Victor High School
Time: 2 p.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 200 – 300
Purpose: Bringing together the community to fight cancer
Corporate support needed: Yes, financial and volunteer support
Volunteers needed: Yes, at least high school age unless accompanied by an adult
Contact: Renee Bates
Email: reneebates68@gmail.com
Website: www.relayforlife.org/VictorNY
Phone: 585-721-0300

Walk With Me & 5K Run
Date: June 7
Organization: Easter Seals New York
Location: Genesee Valley Park, Roundhouse Shelter
Time: 8 a.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: Fundraiser
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsorship
Volunteers needed: Yes, 14+ for setup, registration, food, cleanup
Contact: Elizabeth Way
Email: eway@eastersealsny.org
Website: www.eastersealsny.org
Phone: 585-957-9247

Spokes & Ink:
Bike and Poster Fest
Date: June 7
Organization: Genesee Center for the Arts & Education
Location: 713 Monroe Ave. and surrounding area
Time: Noon – 6 p.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 1,000
Purpose: Promote bicycling, healthy living and art for all people
Corporate support needed: Event, activity, advertising and entertainment sponsors
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18+
Contact: Janice Gouldthorpe
Email: gcae@geneseearts.org
Website: geneseearts.org
Phone: 585-244-1730

Strength, Hope, Grace: A Concert of Inspiring Music
Date: June 7
Organization: Genesee Valley Orchestra and Chorus
Location: Perinton Presbyterian Church, 6511 Pittsford-Palmyra Road, Fairport
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Price: $12 in advance, $15 at the door; seniors $10 in advance, $12 at the door; children 12 and younger free
Estimated attendance: 350
Purpose: Raise funds for continued operation of the organization
Corporate support needed: Corporate sponsorship
Volunteers needed: Yes, adults with experience for marketing and publicity
Contact: Mary Anne Guariglia
Email: www.info@gvoc.org
Website: www.gvoc.org
Phone: 585-223-9006

Indoor Yard Sale
Date: June 7
Organization: Glenn Curtiss Museum
Location: Glenn Curtiss Museum, 8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 800
Purpose: Fundraising sale of treasures and trinkets donated by museum members
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Trafford Doherty
Email: director@glennhcurtissmuseum.org
Website:
www.glennhcurtissmuseum.org
Phone: (607) 569-2160

Italian Heritage Foundation Annual Gala
Date: June 7
Organization: Italian Heritage Foundation of Rochester
Location: Genesee Valley Club
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $300/person, $2,500/table
of 10
Estimated attendance: 220
Purpose: To raise financial assistance for high school tuition
Corporate support needed: Yes
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Joe Floreano
Email: jfloreano1@rrcc.com
Website: N/A
Phone: 585-232-7200

River Ramble
5K Run/Walk
Date: June 7
Organization: Rochester School for the Deaf
Location: 1545 St. Paul St.
Time: 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start
Price: $20/individual runner or walker, $10 up to age 18; $18/team member (minimum four team members; $40/family walkers (up to four family members)
Estimated attendance: 300+
Purpose: To raise funds that enhance RSD education programs
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes, preteen through adult for registration, trail guides, concessions, games and activities for children, setup, cleanup
Contact: Bill Keenan
Email: bkeenan@rsdeaf.org
Website: www.rsdeaf.org/Adventures
Phone: 585-336-5884

Zoobilation
Date: June 7
Organization: Seneca Park Zoo Society
Location: Seneca Park Zoo
Time: 5:45 p.m.
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 800
Purpose: Fundraising for zoo programs and exhibit enhancements
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available at various levels; in-kind donations for live and silent auctions
Volunteers needed: Yes, 21 or older
Contact: Michelle Picardo
Email: mpicardo@senecazoo.org
Website: www.senecaparkzoo.org
Phone: 585-336-7215

Pink Fly Ladies’ Invitational Golf Tournament
Date: June 7
Organization: Thompson Health
Location: Victor Hills Golf Course, Victor
Time: 10:30 a.m. shotgun start
Price: Call for details
Estimated attendance: 144
Purpose: Proceeds benefit Thompson Health’s breast cancer patient navigation program
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: N/A
Contact: Nancy Alexander
Email: nancyPT5@aol.com
Website: www.ThompsonHealth.com
Phone: 585-738-4058

Victor Hiking Trails, National Trails Day Hike
Date: June 7
Organization: Victor Hiking Trails Inc.
Location: Victor
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: To showcase multi-use trails
Corporate support needed: Yes, food or funds for continental breakfast, snacks, pizza lunch, drinks and door prizes
Volunteers needed: Yes, age 12 and up to sign in participats, set up food, clean up, guide hike, pass out literature
Contact: David Wright
Email: chairman@
victorhikingtrails.org
Website: www.victorhikingtrails.org
Phone: 585-234-8226

Camp-A-Palooza
10th Anniversary
Date: June 7
Organization: YMCA of Greater Rochester, Camp Northpoint
Location: 249 North Greece Road, Hilton
Time: Late morning/early afternoon
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 130
Purpose: To raise money to continue development of Camp Northpoint
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Erin Berns
Email: erinb@rochesterymca.org
Website: www.rochesterymca.org/campnorthpoint
Phone: 585-723-5489

33rd Annual Canandaigua
Lake Trout Derby
Date: June 7 – 8
Organization: Mercy Flight Central
Location: Canandaigua Lake
Time: TBD
Price: $20 entry fee
Estimated attendance: 500 – 700
Purpose: To support Mercy Flight Central’s lifesaving services
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Kelly Rotter
Email: krotter@canandaiguachamber.com
Website: www.canandaiguachamber.com
Phone: 585-394-4400

Rochester Tour de Cure
Date: June 8
Organization: American Diabetes Association
Location: Monroe Community College
Time: 6:30 a.m. 100-mile ride; 8 a.m. 62.5-mile ride; 9 a.m. 40-mile ride; 10 a.m. 25 mile ride; 11 a.m. 15-mile ride; 11:30 a.m. 3-mile family ride
Price: $15 registration, $200 fundraising minimum
Estimated attendance: 2,500
Purpose: Bicycling event to help stop diabetes
Corporate support needed: Yes, for sponsorships and promotion of the event
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Kelley Ligozio
Email: kligozio@diabetes.org
Website: diabetes.org/rochestertour
Phone: 585-458-3040, ext. 3473

3rd Annual Steel Lillies 5K Run/Walk
Date: June 8
Organization: James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
Location: Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Webster
Time: 8 a.m. check-in, 9:30 a.m. start
Price: $30/adult; student prices TBD
Estimated attendance: 800
Purpose: Fundraiser for sarcoma cancer research in memory of Tiffany Lill
Corporate support needed: Underwriting, sponsorships
Volunteers needed: For check-in, monitoring race route
Contact: Vivian Santora
Email: vsantora@nyc.rr.com
Website: www.steellillies.org
Phone: (917) 612-7358

Mondo Moto
5K Run/Walk
Date: June 8
Organization: Trinity Montessori School
Location: Nazareth College
Time: 9 a.m.
Price: $15 children’s race; $30 adults
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: To raise funds for school’s scholarship fund
Corporate support needed: Yes, including sponsorships from $50 to $1,000.
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Lorraine Scarafile
Email: lscarafile@
trinitymontessori.org
Website: www.trinitymontessori.org
Phone: 585-586-1044

Al Sigl Sports Classic
Date: June 9
Organization: Al Sigl Community of Agencies
Location: Midvale Country Club
Time: TBD
Price: $350
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: Fundraiser benefiting Al Sigl member agencies serving people with special needs
Corporate support needed: Various sponsorship levels
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Kayleigh Nutting
Email: knutting@alsigl.org
Website: www.alsigl.org
Phone: 585-442-4102, ext. 8944

Cracker Box Palace Annual Golf Tournament
Date: June 9
Organization: Cracker Box Palace Inc. at Alasa Farms
Location: Sodus Bay Heights Golf Course, Sodus Point
Time: 1 p.m. tee-off; 6 p.m. dinner and prizes
Price: $100
Estimated attendance: 80 players plus 50 more for dinner
Purpose: To raise funds for Cracker Box Palace Large Animal Sanctuary
Corporate support needed: Yes, for sponsorships and silent auction items
Volunteers needed: Yes, of any age to advertise the event, solicit sponsorships, collect silent auction items and assist at the event
Contact: Mary Fisher
Email: mvfisher7@frontiernet.net
Website: www.crackerboxpalace.org
Phone: 585-271-0932 or 899-1211

Episcopal SeniorLife Communities 18th Annual Golf Tournament
Date: June 9
Organization: Episcopal SeniorLife Communities
Location: Shadow Pines and Shadow Lake
Time: 11 a.m. registration and lunch, noon shotgun start, 2 p.m. executive course tee-off
Price: $150/golfer, $50/dinner only
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: To support programs that enhance the quality of residents’ lives
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: Yes, before the tournament and at the event
Contact: Scott Ashley
Email: sashley@EpiscopalSeniorLife.org
Website:
www.EpiscopalSeniorLife.org
Phone: 585-546-8400, ext. 3160

11th Annual
Jerry Flynn Children’s Classic Golf Tournament
Date: June 9
Organization: Gilda’s Club Rochester
Location: Greystone Golf Club
Time: 11:30 a.m. registration, 1 p.m. start
Price: $130/person, $500/foursome
Estimated attendance: 150
Purpose: To raise funds for children’s programs at Gilda’s Club
Corporate support needed: Yes, many sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: N/A
Contact: Johanna Lester
Email: jlester@
gildasclubrochester.org
Website:
www.gildasclubrochester.org
Phone: 585-423-9700

Roses & RosÈs
Date: June 9
Organization: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Location: Sonnenberg Gardens, 151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua
Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
Price: $30/person, $55/couple
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: Fundraising
Corporate support needed: Corporate sponsorship welcome
Volunteers needed: Age 16 or older; 15-year-olds if accompanied by an adult
Contact: Kimberly Burkard
Email: marketing@sonnenberg.org
Website: www.sonnenberg.org
Phone: 585-394-4922

16th Annual
Sands Cancer Center Golf Classic
Date: June 9
Organization: Thompson Health/Sands Cancer Center
Location: Bristol Harbor Golf Club, 5410 Seneca Point Road, Canandaigua
Time: 11:30 a.m. registration, 1 p.m. shotgun start
Price: $175/golfer
Estimated attendance: 144
Purpose: Proceeds benefit the Sands Cancer Center
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: F.F. Thompson Foundation Office
Email: Foundation@thompsonhealth.org
Website: www.Thompsonhealth.com
Phone: 585-396-6155

CURE Kids Cancer Classic Golf Tournament
Date: June 10
Organization: CURE Childhood Cancer Association
Location: Champion Hills Country Club, Victor
Time: 2 p.m.
Price: $65
Estimated attendance: 65
Purpose: To support CURE in helping local families
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available
Volunteers needed: N/A
Contact: Brian Wirth
Email: staff@curekidscancer.com
Website: www.curekidscancer.com
Phone: 585-473-0180

Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Luncheon
Date: June 13
Organization: Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce
Location: The Inn on the Lake, Lakeside Tent
Time: Noon
Price: $30 per person or two for $55
Estimated attendance: 200 people
Purpose: To present awards to businesses in the tourism, service, retail and industry categories
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships starting at $100
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Elisha Snow
Email: esnow@canandaiguachamber.com
Website:
www.CanandaiguaChamber.com
Phone: 585-394-4400, ext. 203

St. Thomas’ Chicken BBQ
Date: June 13
Organization: St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, part of Brighton Churches Habitat for Humanity
Location: St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, 2000 Highland Ave.
Time: 5 p.m. until 500 chickens are gone
Price: $10; gluten-free options
Estimated attendance: N/A
Purpose: Fundraising to build a Flower City Habitat for Humanity house
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: TBD
Email: TBD
Website: http://stthomasrochester.org/st-thomas-5k-chicken-bbq
Phone: TBD

Relay for Life of Greece
Date: June 14
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Odyssey Academy, 750 Maiden Lane
Time: TBD
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsorships
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: www.relayforlife.org/greeceny
Phone: 585-288-1950
Ride for Pride
Date: June 14
Organization: Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
Location: Fairport to Newark and back
Time: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Price: Free
Estimated attendance: 40 bikers and 12 support crew members
Purpose: To raise money for Gay Alliance programs
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Jeanne Gainsburg
Email: JeanneG@gayalliance.org
Website: www.gayalliance.org
Phone: 585-244-8640, ext. 14

It’s Raining
Cats and Dogs
Date: June 14
Organization: Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester
Location: Rochester Plaza Hotel
Time: TBD
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 400
Purpose: To help homeless and abused animals at a gala event
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship and in-kind donation opportunities available; contact Vicky Pape at 585-223-1330, ext. 219.
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Anna Menagias
Email: annam@lollypop.org
Website: www.lollypop.org
Phone: 585-223-1330, ext. 241

St. Thomas’ 5K
at Cobbs Hill
Date: June 14
Organization: St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, part of Brighton Churches Habitat for Humanity
Location: St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, 2000 Highland Ave.
Time: 9 a.m.
Price: $15/youth, $20/adult by May 31; $25 after
Estimated attendance: 250
Purpose: Fundraising to build a Flower City Habitat for Humanity house
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsors whose names will be on the race T-shirt
Volunteers needed: Yes, age 16+ for registration, marshals and finish line
Contact: TBD
Email: TBD
Website:
http://stthomasrochester.org/st-thomas-5k-chicken-bbq
Phone: TBD
Penfield-Perinton Kiwanis and Town
of Penfield Charitable Golf Tournament
Date: June 16
Organization: Penfield-Perinton Kiwanis Club
Location: Shadow Lake Golf Club, Penfield
Time: Noon
Price: $110/person
Estimated attendance: 120
Purpose: Fundraising for children’s charities, food pantries, hospices and Golisano Children’s Hospital
Corporate support needed: Hole sponsors needed
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Jim Paduchowski
Email: jpaduchoswki@rochester.rr.com
Website: penfieldperintonkiwanis.com
Phone: 585-217-6072

2013 Christie Simonetti Classic for the
Pirate Toy Fund
Date: June 16
Organization: Pirate Toy Fund
Location: Bristol Harbour Resort, 5410 Seneca Point Road, Canandaigua
Time: 11 a.m.
Price: $150/golfer
Estimated attendance: 225
Purpose: Fundraiser for the Pirate Toy Fund
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Dan Agnew
Email: info@piratetoyfund.org
Website: www.PirateToyFund.org
Phone: 585-271-5519

Father’s Day Car & Motorcycle Cruise
Date: June 16
Organization: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Location: Sonnenberg Gardens, 151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua
Time: Noon – 4 p.m.
Price: $12/person, $10 for AAA members and seniors 60+, $6 for ages 13-17, college students or military personnel with ID, $1 for ages 4-12, free for age 3 or younger
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: Fundraising
Corporate support needed: Corporate sponsorship welcome
Volunteers needed: Age 16 or older; 15-year-olds if accompanied by an adult
Contact: Kimberly Burkard
Email: marketing@sonnenberg.org
Website: www.sonnenberg.org
Phone: 585-394-4922
Ad Council’s
20th Annual Golf + Games Tournament
Date: June 17
Organization: Ad Council of Rochester
Location: Ravenwood Country Club
Time: 12:30 p.m. shotgun start
Price: Member or non-profit, $145/individual or $555/foursome; non-member, $165/individual or $635/foursome
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: A fundraiser with golf and lawn games to support community change in Rochester
Corporate support needed: Yes
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18+
Contact: Beth Hershel
Email: beth@adcouncilroch.org
Website: www.adcouncilroch.org
Phone: 585-442-0200, ext. 202

Backyard Habitat Tour
Date: June 21
Organization: Genesee Land Trust
Location: Seven garden properties in Brighton, Rochester and Chili
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: $12 for Genesee Land Trust members, $15 for non-members
Estimated attendance: 400
Purpose: To teach how to attract wildlife to a garden
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship
Volunteers needed: Adult garden greeters
Contact: Margaret Potter
Email: info@geneseelandtrust.org
Website: www.geneseelandtrust.org
Phone: 585-256-2130

17th Annual Yarger Memorial Golf Scramble
Date: June 21
Organization: Thompson Health
Location: Victor Hills Golf Club, Victor
Time: Various tee times
Price: $100/golfer
Estimated attendance: 144
Purpose: Proceeds benefit the cardiac rehabilitation department at Thompson Hospital
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Bill Yarger
Email: wyarger@rochester.rr.com
Website: www.ThompsonHealth.com
Phone: 585-978-1192

War of 1812 Bicentennial &
Jane Austen Weekend
Date: June 21 – 22
Organization: Genesee Country Village & Museum
Location: 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford
Time: 10 a.m – 4 p.m.
Price: $13.50 – $16.50
Estimated attendance: 1,500
Purpose: To commemorate the bicentennial and promote awareness of the war’s impact on the Genesee region
Corporate support needed: Yes, call for sponsorship opportunities
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Melanie Diaz
Email: events@gcv.org
Website: www.gcv.org
Phone: 585-538-6822

EquiTrails
Date: June 22
Organization: EquiCenter
Location: EquiCenter, 3247 Rush-Mendon Road
Time: TBD
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: Ride, run and roll to support EquiCenter’s therapeutic equestrian programs for individuals with disabilities, at-risk youths, veterans and their families
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorship opportunities
Volunteers needed: Yes, for planning and on the day of the event
Contact: Claire DelMonte
Email: cdelmonte@equicenterny.org
Website: www.equicenterny.org
Phone: 585-624-7772

12th Annual
Golf Tournament
Date: June 23
Organization: Bivona Child Advocacy Center
Location: Midvale Country Club, Penfield
Time: 7:30 a.m. morning flight, 1 p.m. afternoon flight
Price: $175/golfer, $700/foursome
Estimated attendance: 190
Purpose: To support programs and services for abused children
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available; auction items needed
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Donna Lipari
Email: dlipari@BivonaCAC.org
Website: www.BivonaCAC.org
Phone: 585-935-7800

Charity Golf Tournament and Silent Auction
Date: June 23
Organization: Finger Lakes Community College Foundation
Location: Ravenwood Golf Club, 929 Lynaugh Road, Victor
Time: Noon with tee-off at 1 p.m.
Price: $150/golfer or $600/foursome, includes lunch and dinner
Estimated attendance: 120
Purpose: The foundation supports FLCC scholarships, capital projects, professional development and equipment.
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships
Volunteers needed: N/A
Contact: Amy Pauley
Email: pauleyai@flcc.edu
Website: www.flcc.edu/foundation
Phone: 585-785-1541

Believe in Kids
Golf Classic
Date: June 23
Organization: Hillside Family of Agencies
Location: Monroe Golf Club, 155 Golf Ave., Pittsford
Time: 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
tee times
Price: $2,500/foursome
Estimated attendance: 250
Purpose: To support the families and children of Hillside
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available from $500 to $10,000
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18+
Contact: Sarabeth Rogoff
Email: srogoff@hillside.com
Website: www.hillside.com
Phone: 585-256-7660

High Hopes
Golf Tournament
Date: June 23
Organization: Hope Hall School
Location: Shadow Pines Golf Club, 600 Whalen Road, Penfield
Time: 9:30 a.m. registration, 10:30 shotgun start
Price: $150/golfer, $600/foursome
Estimated attendance: 144
Purpose: To raise funds for Hope Hall’s academic programs
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available at many levels
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18+ for registration and on the course
Contact: Kelly Hallenbeck
Email: kelly.hallenbeck@hopehall.org
Website: www.holychildhood.org
Phone: 585-426-5824, ext. 111

Jazz 90.1
40th-Anniversary
Jazz Cruise Series
Date: June 23
Organization: Jazz 90.1
Location: Colonial Belle, Packetts Landing, Fairport
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Price: $23
Estimated attendance: 145
Purpose: Fundraiser for Jazz 90.1
Corporate support needed: No
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Laurylann Romeo
Email: laurylann@jazz901.org
Website: www.jazz901.org
Phone: 585-967-6800

Tournament of Wishes
Date: June 23
Organization: Make-A-Wish Western New York
Location: Mendon Golf Club, 226 Mendon-Ionia Road, Mendon
Time: 11 a.m. registration and lunch, 12:30 p.m. shotgun start
Price: $150/golfer, $600/foursome
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: Raising funds to grant more local wishes
Corporate support needed: Sponsorship opportunities available.
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Joel Harper
Email: joel@
harperfamilyfoundation.org
Website: www.wny.wish.org
Phone: 585-582-1723

30th Annual
Scholarship Open
Date: June 23
Organization: MCC Foundation
Location: Country Club of Rochester
Time: 10 a.m. registration
Price: $600
Estimated attendance: 124
Purpose: To support student success at Monroe Community College
Corporate support needed: Underwriting opportunities available
Volunteers needed: Adults welcome
Contact: Gretchen Wood
Email: gwood9@monroecc.edu
Website: www.monroecc.edu
Phone: 585-262-1500

56th Annual NAPMR Golf Tournament
Date: June 23
Organization: National Association of Purchasing Management – Rochester
Location: Brook Lea Country Club
Time: Noon
Price: $150
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: To raise money for the NAPMR scholarship fund
Corporate support needed: Yes, hole sponsors
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Jerry Lighthouse
Email: golf@napmr.org
Website: www.napmr.org
Phone: 585-247-0618

Peter Lawrence
ALS Golf Classic
Date: June 23
Organization: University of Rochester Medical Center
Location: Irondequoit Country Club
Time: All day
Price: Various levels
Estimated attendance: 150
Purpose: To raise money for the URMC ALS Clinic
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Jill Johnson
Email: jill.johnson@rochester.edu
Website: www.urmc.rochester.edu/
giving/events.cfm
Phone: 585-276-6250

Eagle Star
Housing Open
Date: June 26
Organization: Eagle Star Housing Inc.
Location: LeRoy Country Club
Time: 1 p.m.
Price: $95/golfer
Estimated attendance: 100
Purpose: To raise funds to provide transitional housing for homeless veterans
Corporate support needed: Hole sponsorship and program advertising
Volunteers needed: Yes, for registration and selling raffle tickets
Contact: Zach Fuller
Email: zfuller@eaglestarhousing.com
Website: www.eaglestarhousing.com
Phone: 585-750-6351

Robynpalooza
Drives Out Cancer
Golf Tournament
Date: June 27
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Eagle Vale Golf Club
Time: 1 p.m. shotgun start
Price: $95 for golf, lunch, dinner and goodie bag
Estimated attendance: 75 – 100
Purpose: Fundraiser to help fight cancer
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships at various levels
Volunteers needed: Yes, ages 16-70
Contact: Robyn Whittaker
Email: robynpalooza@yahoo.com
Website: www.robynpalooza.com
Phone: 585-424-0859

West Irondequoit Foundation
Golf Tournament
Date: June 27
Organization: West Irondequoit Foundation
Location: Webster Golf Club, 440 Salt Road, Webster
Time: 7:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. tee-off
Price: TBD
Estimated attendance: 70 – 90
Purpose: Fundraiser
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships available at various levels
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Marie Black
Email: mc_vitali@yahoo.com
Website: westirondequoitfoundation.org
Phone: 585-737-7764

Relay for Life
of Geneva
Date: June 28
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: Geneva High School, 101 Carter Road, Geneva
Time: See website
Price: $10 registration
Estimated attendance: See website
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, corporate sponsors
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: http://relay.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14EA?fr_id=56639&pg=entry
Phone: 585-288-1950

Relay for Life
of Henrietta
Date: June 28
Organization: American Cancer Society
Location: 1000 East Henrietta Road at Monroe Community College
Time: TBD
Price: $10 registration fee
Estimated attendance: TBD
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Corporate support needed: Yes, sponsorships
Volunteers needed: Yes, all ages
Contact: Sarah Cox
Email: sarah.cox@cancer.org
Website: www.relayforlife.org/henriettany
Phone: 585-288-1950

Canandaigua
Run for Their Lives
Date: June 28
Organization: Canandaigua Emergency Squad
Location: Canandaigua Academy, 435 East St., Canandaigua
Time: 9 a.m.
Price: $25
Estimated attendance: 200
Purpose: Fundraising 5K walk or run
Corporate support needed: Yes, for T-shirts, advertising, route markers and prizes
Volunteers needed: Yes, adults for marshal positions
Contact: Ken Beers
Email: kbeers@canandaiguaes.org
Website: www.canandaiguaes.org
Phone: 585-394-5860

Celtic Faire
Date: June 28
Organization: Genesee Country Village & Museum
Location: 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford
Time: 10 a.m – 4 p.m.
Price: $13.50 – $16.50
Estimated attendance: 1,500
Purpose: To honor Western New York’s Scots and Irish in song, dance and story
Corporate support needed: Yes, for sponsorships
Volunteers needed: Yes
Contact: Melanie Diaz
Email: events@gcv.org
Website: www.gcv.org
Phone: 585-538-6822

HEP Kids
Jazz Celebration –
Music & Fun
for Families
Date: June 28
Organization: Hochstein School of Music & Dance
Location: Hochstein School, 50 N. Plymouth Ave.
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: $2/child, $5/adult, $10/family; children 2 and younger free
Estimated attendance: 400+
Purpose: Exploration of jazz, geared toward families with children ages 2-12
Corporate support needed: Yes, underwriting from $250 to $1,000
Volunteers needed: No
Contact: Beth Bailey
Email: beth.bailey@hochstein.org
Website: www.hochstein.org
Phone: 585-454-4403

NKF Cadillac Golf Classic
Date: June 30
Organization: National Kidney Foundation
Location: Monroe Golf Club
Time: 11:30 a.m. registration and lunch, 1 p.m. shotgun start
Price: $300/golfer, $1,200/foursome
Estimated attendance: 125+
Purpose: Fundraiser; win and qualify for the National Finals at Pebble Beach
Corporate support needed: Sponsorships available starting at $1,800
Volunteers needed: Yes, 18+ for scoring, registration, contests, setup and tear-down
Contact: Jessica Cipolla
Email: jessica.cipolla@kidney.org
Website: www.kidneynyup.org
Phone: 585-598-3963, ext. 30

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