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Saturday, May 6, 2017
At Suffolk Theater, Riverhead, NY
Honoring Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, Reverend Maryanne McElroy, and Peconic Landing

Thank you for making this fundraising event a success!


We would like to thank our honorees, Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, Reverend Maryanne McElroy, and Peconic Landing; all event sponsors, including lead sponsor Peconic Landing; Suffolk Theater; auctioneer Allan Newman; student performer Maddy Seitles; Peter Beston, for creating such a beautiful film about East End Arts for us to showcase; Trevor Davison Orchestra; our Gala Committee; volunteers; donors; and guests. And special thanks to Lenny Stucker / for capturing this special evening for us with his beautiful photography!






Saturday, May 6, 2017
6 - 11 PM
At the Suffolk Theater

118 E Main St, Riverhead, NY

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Festivities include:
• Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres
• Dinner & Dancing with Trevor Davison Orchestra
• Live & Silent Auctions with Allan Newman

Cocktail Attire

The buzz has already started on the 2017 Gala: don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of this exciting, high-profile East End Arts event.



Proceeds from this fundraising event support our mission to build and enrich our community through the arts by way of education, support, advocacy, and inspiration.


Tickets are $225 per person
RSVP deadline: Sunday, April 30, 2017
If you are interested in attending and the RSVP date has passed, please call 631-727-0900.

East End Arts is qualified by the IRS to receive contributions that are deductible for Federal income tax purposes. This charitable organization is registered by the Attorney General of the State of New York. The latest annual report can be obtained from the organization or from the office of the Attorney General by writing the Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. Registration does not imply endorsement. The tax-deductible portion of each dinner ticket used is $110. (Updated 3/2017 for Gala 2017)


For more information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Patricia Drake Snyder: or 631-727-0900 x304


ARTworks 2017 Spring Gala Committee
Andrea Klausner, Jim Lennon, Patricia Lutzky, Eileen McGuire, John McLane, Anita Nigrel, Melinda Novak, Donna Schick, Jane Tintle, Robert Ward
To join, contact


SPECIAL THANKS to our 2017 ARTworks Gala Sponsors!


Lead Sponsor



Conifer Realty / Peconic Crossing
Emilie & Michael Corey
Nada & Jim Greenfield
Hotel Indigo East End
Mona & Jim Lennon
Eileen McGuire & John McLane
North to South Real Estate
Peconic Bay Medical Center
Riverhead Building Supply
Suffolk County National Bank
Woolworth Revitalization

Ellen Albert & David Griggs
Cardona & Company
Mary & John Hull
Andrea & Ron Klausner
Lazer, Aptheker, Rosella & Yedid, P.C.
Cathy & Enzo Morabito
Melinda Novak
Tesha & Jeffrey Ostrager
Richmond Realty Corp
Annika & Stephen Shapiro
Barbara & James Smith

Photos taken at our May 7, 2016 ARTworks Gala fundraiser at East Wind in Wading River, honoring Bank of America, with keynote address by honorary chair Nile Rodgers, Grammy-winning composer, producer, arranger, guitarist, and co-founder/chairman of We Are Family Foundation!


“Art is something that makes you breathe with a different kind of happiness.” ~ Anni Albers

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