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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 04
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2015 Dancing in the Woods:
DIW Honorary Committee
Young Professionals Ticket


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.

Judith and Raimundo C. Archibold
Jean and John Balint
Victoria I. Balkoski and Paul S. Winkeller

Rose and Jim Barba
Pamela Sawchuk Brown and Gordon E. Olson
Margot and Bryant Cassella
Annette and Ken Colloton
Trudy and Robert Cushing
Jamie and John DePaola
Carole and Wayne Diesel
Louis D. Filhour and Stephen C. Hickey
Phyllis and Steven Frisch, MD
Maureen F. and John S. Harris
Charlotte and William Hasselbarth
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

Karen Writer and John J. Nigro
Carrie and John B. O’Connor
Sari and Kevin O’Connor
Jennifer and Daniel Pickett
Mary Ellen and Derek Plass
Joni Goldberg and Henry Pohl, MD
Gail and Robert Schwartz
Jan and Stan Smith
Frances Spreer-Albert and David K. Albert
Hyacinth Mason, PhD and Steven Stain, MD

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 10/5/2015)

Donna M. Banewicz
Karen and Edward V. Bennett, Jr., MD
Maura Huntz and Anthony Bruno
Darlene and David A. Clark, MD
Julie D. Darling and R. Clement Darling, MD
Ellen and Harry J. DePan, MD
Tara and Darryl DiRisio, MD
Mellisa Ehlers, MD and Patrick Doyle
Sharon M. and William Duker
Beth and Peter Elitzer
Cynthia and Joseph Farone
Kim and Mark L. Fine
Tamara and Robert Gatchell
Maureen Geis
Marla and Alexander Gozman, MD
Kim and Todd Helfrich
The Honorable Jaclyn Brilling and 
       Michael Horgan, MD
Autumn and Chris King, MD
Regina Resta, MD and Michael Kolozdziej, MD
Suzanne Kreiewberg, MD and
       Paul Kreiewberg, MD
Bernice and Kevin Leyden
Marc Lifset
James Lennon
Martha L. Lepow, MD

Diane and Guy Maddalone
Ruth and Rob Mahoney 
Joan and Steven Martin
Debra and John Mastriani
Eric S. Molho, MD
Janice and Angelo Pastizzo
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
I. David Swawite

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