Jake Burnham, Jack Siegel, Julien Miller, Hans Ofer, Lizzie Kenison, Joey Katz, Jacob Russell, Nate Olmstead, Josh Olmstead, Virginia Ofer, Kurt Ofer, Georgia Hren-Saphier, Julia Robinson, Henry Bauer, Anna Sams, Abby Wilcox, Toby Wilcox, Eamonn Maguire, Desmond Brown, George Landon, Michael Toulson, and the talented members of the following groups: 4th Grade Instrumental, 5th Grade Instrumental and Vocal, High School Women’s Choir, Native Sons, Harmonia, Middle School Jazz Band, High School Jazz Band, Small Town Big Band, Not Quite Over the Hill Singers, and Cheese of the Misty Ceremony, who wrapped up the evening.
We had the largest raffle to date due to the amazing generosity of local artists, businesses, and organizations, with prizes donated by: Sunny Leinhart, Mary Nolan, May-Britt Joyce, Roberta Hohensee, Janet Rigby, Quirky Works Studio, Mandy Robinson, Patty Murphy, Russell Honicker, Carefree Gardens, Cooperstown Wine and Spirits, On Queue Performing Artists, Alex and Ika Restaurant, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown Chamber Music Festival, Cooperstown Concert Series, Cooperstown Natural Foods, Cooperstown Wine and Spirits, Doubleday Cafe, Fit To Be Tied Yoga Studio, Glimmerglass Opera, National Baseball Hall of Fame , New York State Historical Association, Mikal Skye-Shrewsberry, and Smithy-Pioneer Gallery. Thanks also to two donors who brought a raffle item on the evening. Additionally, a Harvest Basket raffle prize was created with apples from Middlefield Orchard and potatoes from Heller’s Farm .
This produce was in addition to that donated for the entire dinner by these two local farms many know from the Cooperstown Farmer’s Market. Big thanks to Teresa Drerup and Annie Stewart who helped make the fresh applesauce.
Other area businesses that have our thanks for their essential support are: Cooperstown General Store, Fly Creek Cider Mill, Hoffman Lane Bistro, Stewart’s Shops, Schneider’s Bakery, P&C;, Price Chopper, BJ’s Warehouse Club and Walmart’s.