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Annual Gala Dinner Dance

St. Joseph’s Health Foundation hosted its 25th annual black tie optional gala dinner dance on Friday, June 3. Through the generosity of its supporters, this year’s gala netted over $303,000 which will help support St. Joseph’s Health’s program of excellence for Breast Care and Surgery.

The Silver Anniversary Gala Dinner Dance, held at the Turning Stone Resort, featured a classic silver and black theme. The 750+ attendees enjoyed dining and dancing to the live music of Atlas. The presenting sponsor was CNY Infusion Services, LLC; gala co-chairs were Dr. James Brown, Jr. and Mrs. Gretchen Brown & Dr. Kara Kort and Mr. Richard Glowaki. 

Pictured left to right: Dan Ruscitto, Kathy Ruscitto, President and CEO, St. Joseph’s Health, with the Silver Anniversary Gala co-chairs – Dr. James and Mrs. Gretchen Brown & Dr. Kara Kort and Mr. Richard Glowaki

Jan Panasci and Monsignor Ronald Bill

Gala Media

 Silver Anniversary Gala Photo Gallery
 Silver Anniversary Gala Photo Booth

2016 Gala Cash Raffle Winners:
$10,000 – Linda Robinson, MD – Dr. Robinson donated her prize back to the Foundation!
$5,000 – John D’Addario, MD
$2,500 – Brian Barboline
$2,500 – Frank Panzetta

Save the date –
Friday, June 2, 2017 

Turning Stone Resort Casino – Verona, NY 

An annual springtime fund-raising event, this black-tie-optional Gala offers an evening of dining & dancing.

Since its inception in 1992, St. Joseph’s Hospital's Gala has raised more than $5.17 million to benefit hospital programs, including cardiac services, medical imaging, the college of nursing, operating rooms, dialysis services and the neonatal intensive care unit. Proceeds from the gala play an important part in St. Joseph’s ability to provide a higher level of care to our Central New York community.

Overnight accommodations are available every year at a discounted rate by calling 1-800-771-7711. 

Back by popular demand – Gala Cash Raffle! Only 350 tickets are sold at $100 each. 4 cash prizes will be awarded - $10,000, $5,000 and two at $2,500 each. You do not need to be present to win. 

For more information, please contact St. Joseph's Foundation at
315-703-2128, or email