25th Anniversary Gala Celebration

School of Public Health will host a Gala Celebration on Saturday, May 7, 2011 in honor of its 25th Anniversary.

Join us on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at the University at Albany Campus Center Ballroom for the School of Public Health's 25th Anniversary Celebration Gala.  The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will include dinner, entertainment and silent auction.  Special guests will be honored and recognized.

Dinner choices include: 

  • Herb and spice beef tenderloin with garlic and brandy; purple and gold piped dutchess potatoes with glazed grean beans and shitake mushrooms
  • Chicken breasts stuffed with fontina, artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes; toasted orzo pasta with balsamic glazed green beans and shitake mushrooms
  • Vegetarian paella -- saffron rice with vegetables (eggplant, peppers, onions, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, garbonzo beans)

What is "Festive Attire"??

Here's what Emily Post says:

•Seasonal sport coat or blazer in color of choice, and slacks
•open-collar shirt
•dress shirt and optional "festive" or holiday*-themed tie
•Cocktail dress or
•long dressy skirt and top
•dressy pants outfit or separates
•a little black dress
•feature holiday* colors and accessories
(* Festive attire is usually for holidays)

Source: http://www.emilypost.com/everyday-manners/your-personal-image/69-attire-guide-beach-casual-to-white-tie-

Silent auction items include:

A weekend in Montreal -- accomodations in a 547 sq. ft. pied-a-terre located in the arrondissement of Outremont, Quebec

  • Two tickets to the July 1, 2011 James Taylor/Boston Pops concert at Tanglewood
  • Gift Certificate for a studio suite for one night at the TownePlace Suites Albany Downtown/Medical Center
  • Four premium box tickets good for any 2011 regular season ValleyCats home game, except July 4
  • A one-night stay at the Hampton Inn & Suites Albany Downtown
  • A round of golf for four with carts at the Shaker Ridge Country Club
  • A pair of tickets to one Summer 2011 New York City Ballet performance at SPAC 
  • One week stay at a cozy cottage on Mariaville Lake, 40 minutes west of Albany
  • $15 gift certificate to the I Love Books bookstore, Delmar 
  • $25 gift certificate to My Linh Restaurant
  • A one-hour massage at Comerford Chiropractic (Sue Brooks, LMT)
  • A two-night stay for two in a Noonmark Room with breakfast daily at the Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid, NY
  • Tickets to a film at the Spectrum Theater, Albany
  • A Jamis Citizen bicycle (2011) and Giro helmut 
  • A weekend in Troy, NY with a one night stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Troy and gift certificate to LaPorto's Restaurant, Troy
  • A pair of tickets to one Summer 2011 Glimmerglass Festival Production
  • Three month family membership to the East Greenbush YMCA -- 2 certificates
  • 3 nights in a rustic Adirondack camp on Hunt Lake, Corinth, NY
  • 2 adult passes to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY
  • Framed floral picture donated by Mooradians Furniture
  • Funplex Funpark $40 gift certificate
  • $25 gift certificate for a Yankee Trails tour

For additional information, call the School of Public Health at 518-402-0283.