10 Franklin Street, Saratoga Springs, NY

Project Lift University

A Fundraiser to Benefit Franklin Community Center's Project Lift




6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Enjoy live music by Rich Ortiz, beer, wine,  hors d’oeuvres, auctions

and mingling
Ticket Prices:

$75 per person  /  $140 per couple  / $50 juniors ticket (30 and under)

Tickets can be purchased in person at Franklin Community Center, by telephone or click here to purchase online (please indicate PLU in “notes” section)

Entertainment Includes:

Live music by Rich Ortiz

Tarot Card, Photo-Booth, Cider & Spirit Tasting

Guest Speakers:

Freya Mercer, K-12 Director of Humanities Integration, SSCSD
Demetri Swann, SSCSD High School student & former Project Lift participant

2017 Project Lift University Presented By:


Additional Sponsors:

da collins



PLU Towne Ryan & Partners

Saratoga Today Logo BLUE (2)

Brookfield Logo_Blue (2)

Four Winds Color





Event Committee:

Bart Altamari ♦ Matt Brobston ♦ Kari Cushing ♦ Suzanne Carpenter Franck

 Lindsay Duma ♦ Stephen Cutting Miller  ♦ Mary Grace Manz ♦ Zack Manz

 Anne Marko ♦ Colleen O’Connor Potter  ♦ Gina Peca  ♦ Matt Riker ♦ Jaime Williams

Event Honorary Committee:

Stacie & Michael Arpey  ♦ Chad Beatty ♦ Dana Bush ♦ Christopher & Meghan Cook

Karen & Faust D’Andrea ♦ Tina Davis ♦ Elisa & Mark Haworth ♦ Courtney Jablonski

Mike & Anne Marko ♦  Freya Mercier ♦ Barbara Messier ♦ Zack & Kristy Moore

Mike & Lisa Munter ♦ Gina Peca & Chris Rose ♦ Michael Piccirillo ♦ Marcie & Joe Place

Larry Pohl ♦ Matthew & Lisa Riker ♦ Paul & Kathy Schwartz ♦ Douglas Silvernell

Kristin Manz ♦ Zachary Manz & Devin Sherin ♦ Dr. Greer E. Miller ♦ Marne Onderdonk

Molly & Travis Bush ♦ Eric & Heather LaCoppola ♦ Linda Haswell & Michael Italiano

Stephen & Rick Cutting Miller ♦ Marianne Mustafa & Kyle Kordich

Ph.D. Auction Donor:

Saratoga National Golf Club ♦ Prime ♦ Stacie & Michael Arpey ♦ Kent & Pat Graves

The Saratoga Springs Day Spa ♦ EMBRACE THE RACE® 

Master’s Auction Donor:

McGregor Links Country Club ♦ Exit 9 Wine & Liquor

Auction Donors:

Saratoga Bridges ♦ The Wild Center ♦ Hampton Inn Albany ♦ TreePaad Fun Center ♦ Circus Cafe 

Universal Preservation Hall ♦ Proctors Theatre  ♦ Ellms Family Farm ♦ Saratoga Springs Float Spa

Wild Birds Unlimited ♦ Gore Mountain ♦ The Strand ♦ Brookhaven Golf Course ♦ Ben & Jerry’s

James & Sons Tobacconists ♦ Creative Sparks ♦ Lake Ridge ♦ Dunning Street Station

Ronnie and Ralphies at 43 Phila ♦ Gwen Carter ♦ Caputo’s ♦ Leah Margolis Design

The Hyde Collection ♦ R.S Taylor & Sons Brewery












Project Lift is a free, after-school prevention program which utilizes a unique approach to improve children’s social and emotional competencies, improves decision-making skills and offers lessons on the prevention of bullying, tobacco, drugs, alcohol and violence.


Members of Saratoga Springboard, the group who helped create Project Lift University, extend their thanks…