Gala of Hope
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Gala of Hope 

Saturday, May 18, 2019

The Hall of Springs

Honoring Anthony R. Ianniello with the Beacon of Hope Award

Join us as the community comes together to recognize Anthony R. Ianniello for his leadership in the fight against cancer at the American Cancer Society’s Premier Black Tie event in the Capital Region!

Over 500 community leaders will come together to enjoy a unique, upscale event complete with live entertainment from Soul Session, a delicious Mazzone Dinner, dancing, auctions and more!

Tickets sold our before invitations went out last year so don’t wait to get your 2019 Gala of Hope seat!

**UPDATE: Our Gala of Hope Dinner Program is now SOLD OUT however we have After Dinner Party Tickets available which include access to the After Party Tent, Open Bar, Desserts, Live Music & our Silent Auction!  This portion of the evening is from 8:30pm-midnight and tickets are $125 for 1 or $200 for 2! 

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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Thank you to our Gala of Hope sponsors!


Past Honorees

The American Cancer Society’s Gala of Hope is proud to have the privilege to honor deserving community leaders each year for their efforts in the fight against cancer. From individuals to companies, each honoree has made their own unique impact that will never be forgotten.

2018 Jeanne Walsh
2017 Steven Bouchey
2016 Jennifer MacPhee
2015 Milot Family
2014 Angelo Mazzone
2013 Joe Nicolla
2012 nfrastructure & The Pickett Family
2011 SEFCU & Michael J. Castellana

2010 E. Stewart Jones
2009 The Lia Family & Saratoga Hospital
2008 Philly Dake & Community Care Physicians
2007 Quad Graphics & NYSUT
2006 Mona Golub, Stratton VA Hospital & Mayor Ellen McNulty- Ryan
2005 CapCom Federal Credit Union

Planning Committee

Co-Chair CJ DeCrescente
Co-Chair Paul Sciocchetti
Honorary Chair Jeanne Walsh
Victoria Baecker
MaryBeth Bender
Shelia Das
Amanda DeVito
Emily DeVito
Brittany Drahos

Danielle Evans
Karen Finnerty
Heather Ford
Amy Grabek
Maria Guyette
Karen Heath
Mary Hendrick
Eileen Litz

Malin Noto
Tara Pleat
Michelle Pugliese
Gina Saladino
Rose Siggia
Kelly Smith
Amie Thomson
Patty Valletta