Supporting Creative Learning.


Gala 2010

RSF Second Annual Spring Celebration

A Kentucky Derby Party
Honoring IBM

Saturday, May 1, 2010
Grasmere Estate
29 Mill Rd., Rhinebeck
5pm – 9pm

Join friends and supporters of RSF for a festive evening at historic Grasmere, one of the original Livingston Hudson Valley estates. This year the foundation honors IBM for its outstanding support of STEM education in our local community. A glorious evening awaits Spring Celebration party-goers.

Browse this year’s deluxe Silent Auction items while sipping on a mint julep. You can preview what’s “on the block” in the Silent Auction right here.

Enter RSF’s raffle in advance to win the much-coveted Hot Air Balloon Ride over Grasmere – there is no better way to take in the scenic Hudson.

Take a chance on your favorite horse at the Derby Wheel of Wow – a new spin on the classic 50/50 raffle – just $10 per race with a chance to win half the stakes!

Grand finale: break out your millinery best for a traditional Kentucky Derby Hat Parade.

Ticket Price: $70 person, $125 per couple
Hot Air Balloon Tickets: $20 per couple (purchase as many chances as you would like)

The Rhinebeck Science Foundation would like to thank the following sponsors of our Second Annual Spring Celebration for supporting public education in Rhinebeck. Sponsorhip opportunities are still available. You can download the sponsorship packet or contact Ali Hammoud at [email][/email].

Health Quest
Monique Segarra and Christopher Lipscomb
Sterling Manor Financial

Alexa Dull
Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union
Elizabeth Spinzia and Jim Stevenson
St. Francis Hospital
Randi & Lyle Wienick

Dr. Hal Buch and Dr. Nicholas Golden
Buttonwood Farms
Michelle and Joe Cassarino
DeLotto & Fajardo, LLP
DRA Imaging
Emergency Medical Associates
Mid Hudson Medical Group

Affiliated Pathology Services
Allstate Insurance/Michael Haggerty
McCabe & Mack, LLP
Steven M. Melley, Esq.
Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County
Rhinebeck Savings Bank
Ruge’s Automotive, Inc.
The Vascular Group, PLLC
Williams Lumber and Home Centers

Beekman Arms
Byrnes Message Bureau, Inc.
Cabin Fever Outfitters
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation
CJ’s Italian Restaurants
Dynamic Physical Therapy
Hummingbird Jewelers
Rosie and Scott Kahn
Northern Dutchess Pharmacy
Northern Dutchess Realty
Dr. Amy Novatt and Dr. Ronald Whitmont
Pine Street Pediatrics
Q Optical
Rhinebeck Animal Hospital
Jeffrey Scales & Associates
Daniel L. Staley
Staley Real Estate
Winter Sun & Summer Moon

In-Kind Donors
We are grateful to the individuals, local businesses and corporations who have provided support by donating many of the supplies and materials we need for this event.
Mariana and Jonathan Mensch for graciously donating Grasmere Estate
Tom Vaccaro of the Culinary Institute of America for providing decadent desserts
Old Mill Wines for supporting RSF since its inception and providing the wine and spirits
Elizabeth Halpern for donating her graphic services for all of RSFs print material
M&O Sanitation


We are grateful to the many individuals who have donated their time to put the Rhinebeck Science Foundation’s Second Annual Spring Celebration together.

Dana Page, Event Chairperson

Spring Celebration Steering Committee
Michelle and Joe Cassarino
Rosemary and Graham Hanson
Jill and Steve Kaplan
Monique Segarra and Christopher Lipscomb
Julia Spiegel and Bernard Lunn
Mariana and Jonathan Mensch
Christine and John O’Han
Dana and Darin Page
Kim and Tom Traudt
Annette and Tom Vaccaro
Illiana Van Meeteren and Terence Boylan
Kristin and Tom Voorhis
Randi and Lyle Wienick

Spring Celebration Fundraising Committee
Ali Hammoud, Chairperson
Michael Cassano
Nathaniel Charny
Alexa Dull
Sarah Fajardo
Clifford Hart
Steve Jenkins
Diane Kantaros
Yunhee McCarty
Tom McKibbin-Vaughan
Anthony Rinaldi
Julia Spiegel