Dutchess Community College Foundation held their annual Community’s Bridge to the Future Gala on March 28 at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The event raised funds to provide scholarships to DCC students. From left: Caleb Angell, Jose Lopez, Alexa Sensini, Nicole Boyles, Zoe Kozma, Dutchess Community College President Pamela Edington, Nicholas Signorelli, Jessica Gariolo, Susy Comacho, Raphael Reyes, Abdullah Kinan (kneeling).
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall celebrated its 35th Annual Gala at Franklin Plaza in Troy on April 16. From left: Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia and Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Executive Director Jon Elbaum.
Photograph by Lee Starshine
The stars twinkled above the 340 guests in attendance at the Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties Starry Night 2015 Spring Gala on March 28 at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor. From left: Hospice Director of Special Events Gloria Alisandrella, Helen Richards, Rachelle Klugman.
Guests enjoyed specialty drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts by local vendors at the Benedictine Health Foundation’s Sixth Annual Sip and Savor at the office of Dutton Architecture in Kingston on March 27. All proceeds benefited the Foundation’s Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund. From left: Kim Perry, Rick McColgan, Michael McGowan, Bernadette Berardi.
Beer lovers flocked to the Hudson Valley Community Center on April 19 for the Second Annual Hudson Valley Shakesbeer Festival for the best brews and performances of the Bard’s legendary works.