More Than $40,000 Raised at 9th Annual Taste!Posted November 7, 2016
TROY, NY – November 7, 2016 – CEO held its annual Taste! fundraiser, sponsored in part by CAP COM Federal Credit Union and the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, on Thursday, October 13th in Troy. More than 200 guests sampled signature dishes from local restaurants, participated in a silent auction, and enjoyed live music by local band, The Schmooze.
With the leadership of Honorary Chair Paula Stopera, President/CEO of CAP COM Federal Credit Union, the event raised over $40,000 to benefit CEO’s many programs and services. A special auction raised $4,800 to support holiday initiatives, which will help to purchase food baskets and gifts for families and children in need this holiday season.
“We had a wonderful turnout,” said Katherine Maciol, President/CEO at CEO. “Through the generosity of our sponsors, community partners and guests, we will be able to provide warm winter coats for children, holiday meals for families and purchase extra food and toiletries for CEO’s food pantry. We are so grateful to everyone who helped make this event a great success!”
Six local restaurants served samples of their best menu offerings: B-Rad’s Bistro, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, The Eatery at Carol’s Place, Old Daley Catering, Renaissance Hotels and The Rensselaer at the Hilton Garden Inn. Beverage tastings were provided by Brown’s Brewing Company and Empire Wines.