Successful Hospice Event in Marblehead, MA


It was a glorious weekend for Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston’s 18th annual auction and regatta on June 15 and 17. This year’s event was the most successful in history, raising more than $355,000 to support the expert and compassionate care provided by Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston. The festivities at Eastern Yacht Club, which included the auction on Friday and the regatta on Sunday, were attended by more than 400 guests.

Our deep appreciation is extended to our sponsors, including more than 200 North Shore and Boston area merchants who donated items for our auction and gift bags. We are grateful to this year’s signature artist, Ken Knowles. His magnificent painting “Summer Sky” was the highlight of the live auction.

Most importantly, we thank our 30-member committee, co-chaired by Brian McCarthy and Meryl Thompson, for their commitment to the mission of Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston. We salute them for sharing their time, talent and enthusiasm to make this a truly memorable event.

We wish to acknowledge the Eastern Yacht Club for its gracious hospitality led by Commodore Phil Smith, General Manager Jeff Wargo, Assistant General Manager Ali Mahra, club members and staff. With beautiful weather for sailing, Cheryl Byrne and Dr. James McCully of the EYC Race Committee officiated the race on Sunday with 35 boats competing for a chance to participate in the National Hospice Regatta in St. Petersburg, Fla.

We thank the Marblehead community for welcoming us for this annual event and for its continued generosity that enables Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston to respond to the needs of all who call upon us.

Diane T. Stringer, President
Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston

Read more–Learn more:
Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston website
Annual HNS Auction and Regatta web page
National Hospice Regatta Alliance web site
National Hospice Regatta Alliance blog
National Hospice Regatta Alliance facebook page

Hospice of the North Shore’s 18th Annual HNS Auction and Regatta June 17, 2012

2012 Regatta Raffle
(only 300 tickets will be sold!)

Tickets:  $100 each

Drawing:  Sunday, June 17, 2012 ~ You do not need to be present to win.

Winner will choose ONE of the following travel packages values at $4,000 or more OR opt for $4,000 in cash in lieu of a trip.  Each trip is for two people.

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$4,000 CASH 

PUNTA CANA IN THE DOMENICAN REPUBLIC
All inclusive trip includes roundtrip coach air from Boston to Punta Cana with 6 nights at The Majestic Elegance, a spectacular 5 star all inclusive resort known for its scenic location and amenities including private swimming pool, beach area, lounge bars and VIP area for check in and check out.  Trip includes taxes and roundtrip airport transfers.  Value: $4,000

ATLANTIS RESORT AND SPA, PARADISE ISLANDS, BAHAMAS
5-Night Stay in either the Coral or Royal Tower with Roundtrip coach air from Boston to Nassau, Bahamas includes two complimentary dolphin experiences and complimentary spa treatment or round of golf.  Trip includes taxes, service charges and roundtrip airport transfers.Value: $4,300

SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE 
7 day cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas.  Includes a State Room with balcony and intriguing ports of call in Aruba, Curaçao, Dominica and St. Thomas.  Roundtrip coach air from Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico and all applicable port charges and government taxes are included.  Value: $4,300

DESIGN YOUR OWN LUXURY VACATION

Dreamt of getting away on a special golf outing? Wine tasting in Napa? Or relaxing at a fabulous spa?  Work with the travel experts at Flagship Travel to design the trip of your dreams.  Value: $4,000 ~ any costs over the value will be incurred by the winner.

Personal expenses are additional. All packages subject to space availability and a minimum of 90 days is needed to confirm any reservations over peak periods. Reservations to be confirmed through Flagship Travel, Marblehead, MA, and travel must be completed by June 20, 2013.  All trips are for two travelers. Winner may have the option to upgrade or extend the trip or purchase travel insurance at an additional cost. Winner is responsible for declaring prize value for federal and state income tax purposes.

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Proceeds to benefit Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston

©2012 Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, 75 Sylvan Street, Ste. B-102, Danvers, MA 01923

Hospice of the North Shore’s 18th Annual HNS Auction and Regatta June 17, 2012

Diane Stringer and Ken-Knowles painter of Summer Sky

Now in its 18th year, the Annual Auction and Regatta to benefit Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston has become one of the most anticipated events of the season. Hosted by the Eastern Yacht Club in Marblehead, this year’s events are scheduled to start on Friday, June 15th with our dinner and live auction led by award-winning auctioneer, Paul Zekos. The live auction will feature an exciting array of impressive travel excursions, sports items and VIP experiences.

The weekend of events continues on Sunday, June 17th with the Regatta, and ending with Family Barbecue and award ceremony that evening.

We are proud to announce that this year’s signature artwork is by Rockport artist Ken Knowles. The original artwork entitled Summer Sky will be auctioned during the live auction. This light-hearted, traditional landscape depicts the beautiful New England coast with a couple walking their dog on the beach and schooners sailing in the background ~ all beneath a canopy of billowing clouds and sunshine. The painting will be on display at the Arnould Gallery and Framery in Marblehead in the weeks prior to the auction and giclee prints and note cards of it will be sold locally and at Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston offices.

Proceeds support the Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston mission to provide comprehensive and compassionate support for children and adults with life-limiting illness, death and loss. There are many ways for you to participate through event sponsorship of the dinner and auction or the race, the online auction or the major trip raffle. Please contact Susan Rogers at 978-750-9357 for more information.

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16th Annual Auction & Regatta Marblehead, MA

Boston Yacht Club in Marblehead will host the 16th Annual Auction & Regatta to benefit Hospice of the North Shore.  Proceeds support the Hospice of the North Shore mission to provide
comprehensive and compassionate support for children and adults with life-limiting illness, death and loss.

This year’s signature artwork, Incoming Tide, was created for Hospice of the North Shore by Salem artist, Racket Shreve. Incoming Tide captures Second Cove in Marblehead perfectly, bringing to life the subtle beauty of  the cove as day approaches. The painting, to be auctioned June 18, will be on display at Arnould Gallery and Framery in Marblehead in the weeks prior to the auction. Proxy bids may be placed by contacting Hospice of the North Shore.

There are many ways to participate:

Friday, June 18, 2010 - Dinner & Live Auction – Tickets for the Event are $125 per person and sponsorships, including tickets and advertising space are available.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 - PHRF qualifying race in Marblehead harbor at noon, followed by Father’s Day family barbecue for skippers, crews, their families and guests.  Race entry forms will be available on this website in May.

June 1st – June 21st
Hospice of the North Shore’s On Line Auction!
Bid on an amazing array of items with proceeds supporting Hospice of the North Shore.