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Please join us on Friday, December 4, 2015, for Dancing in the Woods at the Armory at Sage, the Capital Region’s premier holiday gala marking its 32nd year to benefit the Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer & Blood Disorders at the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center.

The evening will feature a delectable gourmet menu and live entertainment by Grand Central Station.

With generous support from this annual event, the Melodies Center has grown into a regional health care resource that offers highly specialized and effective care, close to home, to more than 900 children and families each year. Your presence at Dancing in the Woods ensures those who need the Melodies Center today can continue to count on it for a brighter tomorrow.

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Friday December 02
Dancing in the woods is a gala with food, drink, and dancing
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Event registration summary
Dancing in the Woods 2016:
Young Professionals Ticket
DIW Honorary Committee


Dancing in the Woods tickets are non-refundable.  Should the event be cancelled and cannot be rescheduled, refunds shall be available upon request.


Albany Med Leadership
Albany Medical Center enjoys generous support from those who know our institution best. The leaders listed below, including members of the Board of Directors and senior management, are serving as honorary committee members for our two signature events and contributing to the Fund for Albany Med in 2015.

Frances Spreer-Albert and David K. Albert
Judith and Raimundo Archibold
Jean and John Balint, MD 
Victoria I. Balkoski and Paul S. Winkeller
Rose and Jim Barba
Pamela Sawchuk Brown and Gordon E. Olson
Courtney and Christopher Burke
Margo and Bryant Cassella
Annette and Ken Colloton
Carole and R. Wayne Diesel
Sharon M. and William Duker
Louis D. Filhour and Stephen C. Hickey
Phyllis and Steven Frisch, MD  
Maureen F. and John S. Harris
Charlotte and William Hasselbarth
George T. Hickman
The Honorable Gerald D.and Mary Ann Jennings
Mary C. Kahl, PhD and William F. Kahl, PhD
Jocelyn and Robert Kivort 
Rosemary and Gary Kochem
Carleen and Chris Madden

Mallory Baringer and Murray C. Massry
Karen and Dennis P. McKenna, MD
Sheila and Ira Mendleson
Molly and James Nicol
Karen Writer and John J. Nigro
Carrie and John B. O’Connor
Sari and Kevin O’Connor
Jennifer and Daniel Pickett
Joni Goldberg and Henry S. Pohl, MD
Ann and John Robinson
Gail and Robert Schwartz
Jan and Stan Smith
Hyacinth Mason, PhD, and Steven Stain, MD
Christine L. Standish and Christopher H. Wilk
Mary Ellen and Anders Tomson
Janet and Ned Trombly
Meghan and Omar Usmani
Mary Ellen Ehlers, MD and
     Ferdinand Venditti, Jr., MD
Lou-Ann and Vincent Verdile, MD



2015 Dancing in the Woods Honorary Committee (as of 10/20/2015)

Dawn Abbuhl
William F. Allen
Donna M. Banewicz
Karen and Edward V. Bennett, MD
Deborah and John D. Bennett, MD
Bernadette Bisaillon
Lynn and Morton Borzykowski
Marty Bouhonicky
Laura and Lewis W. Britton III, MD
Shirley Brown
Maura Huntz and Anthony Bruno
Nancy Carey Cassidy and Thomas Cassidy
Michael Castellana 
Darlene and David A. Clark, MD
Julie D. Darling and R. Clement Darling, MD
Michael A. Cocca, Jr.
Rufus P. Collea, MD
Robert Davey
William Dehmer
Ellen and Harry J. DePan, MD
James Diamantopoulos
Matthew R. DiCaprio, MD
Tara and Darryl DiRisio, MD
Melisa Ehlers, MD and Patrick Doyle
Marty Dunbar
Beth and Peter Elitzer
Cynthia and Joseph Farone
Kim and Mark L. Fine
Michael C. Frodey
Tamara and Michael Fusco
Janet E. Gargiulo
James Gaspo
Tamara and Bob Gatchell
Angela Gee
Maureen Geis
Mary and Peter Gillies
Denise and Steve Gonick
Jeffrey Gordon
Marla and Alexander Gozman, MD
Ethel Graber
Jacquie and Tom Grande
Kim and Todd Helfrich
Barbara and James Hoehn, MD
Nikki and Noel Hogan
David Horan
The Honorable Jaclyn A. Brilling and
     Michael J. Horgan, MD
Lori and Scott J. Houghtaling
Dan Jacques
Amy Johnson
Vikramjit S. Kanwar, MRCP, MBA and Guest
Babs and Kevin Kiley, MD
Autumn and Chris King, MD
Regina Resta, MD and
     Michael Kolozdziej, MD
Suzanne Kreienberg, MD and
     Paul Kreienberg, MD
Kathy Lanni
John F. LaRow
James Lennon
Martha L. Lepow, MD
Bernice and Kevin Leyden
Miranda and Bill Lia


Marc Lifset
Karen and Alan Lobel
Concetta Lomanto, Esq. and
     Charles Youngblood, Esq.
Cathy and Thomas G. Lozier
Diane and Guy Maddalone
Ruth and Rob Mahoney  
Katie and Nate Maloney
Joan and Steven Martin
Ester and Morris Massry
Micki and Norman Massry
Debra and John Mastriani
Nicole Maurer
James P. McPartlon III
Cynthia H. Miller, MD and
     Matthew C. Leinung, MD
Eric S. Molho, MD
John F. Murray, Jr.
Joseph R. Nicolla
Stephen J. Obermayer
Maureen E. O'Brien and
     Paul F. Vogt, PhD
Debra and Dick Oliver
Fran O’Rourke
Kirk R. Panneton, MD, FACP
Janice and Angelo Pastizzo
Lauren Payne and Robert Clancy
Jennifer Pearce, MD and
     Alan Casline, MD
Jeffrey K. Pintuff
Ellen and Harlan Ratmeyer
Marshall M. Raucci, Jr.
Elizabeth Gallagher and
     Robert A. Rausch, Esq.
Marna and Earl T. Redding, Esq.
Sara and John Regan
Nancy and John Rodgers, MD
Madelyn and Thomas Rosano, MD
Lisa and Malcom Z. Roth, MD
Kathleen and Matthew J. Scarchilli
Lisa A. and Jeffrey B. Scott
Susan Scrimshaw, PhD and Allan Stern
Eugene Sneeringer, Esq. 
Robert Sneeringer, Esq.
Eric A. Stensland
Jeff Stone
I. David Swawite
The Tomson Family
Gerald E. Wainman
Joshua S. Wainman
Lauren R. Weintraub, MD and
     Eric R. Silverman, MD
Denise and Curtis Wilsey
Katie and Andrew Wilsey
Christine Whyte, MD and Joseph Whyte    
Sarah and Bruce White, DO, JD, MS
Ira Zackon, MD




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