2020 Dare To Be Different Sponsors | Honorary Committee | Donors

August 11, 2020

You will  ♥ Many thanks to our wonderful supporters 

Crossroads Center for Children’s 2020 DARE TO BE DIFFERENT Gala 

The support we receive from our amazingly generous community is going to make this year’s celebration a wonderful success for the school. 



Cindy & John Barkowski

Mr. Erich Haun & Ms. Danielle Parrotte

Shauna & Ray Zemken

Sari Medick

Congressman Paul D. Tonko

Hon. James E. Walsh & Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh

Dawn Montanye & James R. Booth

John T. McDonald III, Assembly Member

Wendy & Ira Whitman

Mary & Steve Oill

Michael Dellarocco

Donna Gigone

Crystal & John Hoey



Carole and Gerhard Baule | GOLD Sponsor
Amy and Joe Bartholomew | GOLD Sponsor
Atlas Private Wealth Management | Silver Sponsor
Pioneer Bank | Silver Sponsor
Bellevue Builders Supply | Silver Sponsor
Kristine & John Kirkpatrick | Silver Sponsor
Carolyn Oill & Timothy Coates | Purple Sponsor
Donna & John Bienkowski | Purple Sponsor
The Summit Center | Purple Sponsor



5 Wits, Albany
Lake George Steamboat Company
Kelly & Scott Young
Boscia’s Liquor Discount
Mountain Ridge Adventure Zipline Park
Vicki & Sid Ramotar
Gatherer’s Granola
Bella Vita Salon
Courtyard Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor
Matt Kelly # 68 Racing
Glenville YMCA
Cindy & John Barkowski
Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center
Kathleen G. Davis
Samantha Bailey Photography
Schrader and Company Construction Services
The Cock ‘n Bull Restaurant
John & Joyce Yates
Audrey & Major Capers
Nancy & Louis Blanchard
E3 Training powered by Saratoga Vent Fitness
Olive Garden, Clifton Park
Natural Nail Salon, Clifton Park
Jeannie Arar
Steve Oill
Steve Jones
Target, Glenville
Mary & Gary Sniezyk
Michelle & Walter Smiley
Schenectady County Public Library & Health Department
Kathleen & Frederick Chase
Carol & Thomas Charton
Janet D’Amario
Carol & David Schweizer
Janet and Mark Campito
DiNapoli Opticians
Melissa Zager
Carolyn & Tom Sniezyk
Barbara Pitcher
Saratoga National Bank & Trust Company
Erin & Matt Carter
Robyn Axon
Downtown Dough
Phyllis & Richard Sleeper
Anonymous Donors
The many classrooms and departments of Crossroads



Haun Welding Supply & Specialty Gases
Diane M. Marco, Rotterdam Town Clerk
FAGE USA Dairy Industry
Hair & Now Salon| Cara Izzo
Sniezyk Painters, Inc.
Capital Region Chamber 



MUSIC: This year, for the eleventh consecutive year, music and motivation will be magically delivered by DJ Zac Barr!  We can all be inspired by Zac’s huge heart and abundant generosity. Get ready to enjoy dancing and fun!

EMCEE: We are delighted that Heather Morrison from Spectrum News 9 will serve as emcee throughout the evening’s presentation! Get ready to understand just how very important your part in our mission is.

 DESSERT: The Cock ‘n Bull is ALWAYS in our corner and will be providing everyone’s favorite: chocolate chip cookies. Normally their cookie platters go for a bundle at the auction. This year, fresh food items would be difficult to include in our auction for practical reasons, so they are giving cookies for dessert instead.

We are also so pleased to learn that Downtown Dough will be joining our mission this year! This is an awesome local business which has offered to donate some of the cookies for the event’s ticket holders.

Thank you to both!

YOU are invited! Please celebrate with us. You can help!  

Please use the link below for attending, or for learning about our opportunities for


We request that you respect our due dates.

Together, we can create an event to raise greatly needed funds, and impact the lives of children and families. 

Gala 2020

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