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Prohibition Party To Aid St. Elizabeth Medical Center Equipment Purchase

March 8, 2013

St. Elizabeth Medical Center Foundation and F.X. Matt Brewery will hold the 5th Annual Prohibition Party, sponsored by Dr. Greg Orlando of Mohawk Valley Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The event will be held on Friday, April 26 from 6 - 9 p.m. at the historic F.X. Matt Brewing Co.

Tickets cost $45 per person if purchased by April 12, and $50 per person if purchased after April 12. Admission includes Saranac beverages, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, a 1930s costume contest and a silent auction. Local musicians Lawless, Strung Sideways, Crushing June and Soundbarrier with Rocky Graziano and Mike Peek will perform throughout the Brewery. Only adults age 21 and over may attend. Fifty percent of the ticket price is a tax-deductible contribution to the Foundation. Proceeds from this year’s event will support the purchase of endobronchial ultrasound equipment.

The number of tickets available is limited and the Foundation anticipates selling out early for the event again this year. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit, call (315) 734-4287, or email Tickets may also be purchased at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center Foundation Office at 2209 Genesee Street, Utica, or the F.X. Matt Brewing Co. Gift Shop/Tour Center at 830 Varick Street, Utica.

“On behalf of the Medical Center, I would like to thank the Matt family for their partnership with the Foundation to host this one-of-a-kind event that the community looks forward to each year,” said Richard Ketcham, President and CEO of St. Elizabeth Medical Center. The Foundation also thanks event sponsors Bank of Utica, Theresa Flemma CFP, VP of M. Griffith Inc., Carbone Auto Group, First Source Federal Credit Union, IBEW Local 43/NECA Finger Lakes Chapter, Northland Communications, and media sponsors Mix 102.5 and WKTV.

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