Gala 2017: A Night in Havana


Gala 2017: A Night in Havana

2017 Gala is SOLD OUT!

To learn about our Silent Auction, click here.

Let the rhythm get you and join us for a very special evening to benefit Saint Mary’s Hospital’s mission of providing excellent healthcare in a spiritually enriched environment.

This year, we are hosting our 26th annual Gala on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 5:30 pm to midnight at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Attire is black tie-optional.

This exceptional evening will begin with a cocktail hour, silent auction and Signature Basket Raffle, followed by an elegant dinner, live auction and a chance to win the 12-carat diamond tennis bracelet set in lustrous 14k white gold, valued at $25,000, generously donated by Onyx II Fine Jewelers of Watertown.

For more information, contact the Foundation at (203) 709-6391.

Learn More About Saint Mary's Hospital

Our Mission, our Core Values and our Vision are what define Saint Mary's. Learn more here.

Purchase a Sponsorship

If you would like to become a sponsor of our 2017 Saint Mary's Hospital Foundation Gala, please download our Sponsorship Opportunities form.

Donate an Auction Item

Expand your company’s visibility. Auction items will be published over the next few months and the items will open up for bidding prior to the event. To donate an auction item, download the In-Kind Donation Form. Donations must be received before January 15th.

Thank You to Our 2017 Gala Co-Chairs!

CoChairs James and DanielThe Co-Chairs of our 2017 Gala are Daniel Sanchez and James Michael Murphy, of Onyx II Fine Jewelers!

Daniel Sanchez (pictured, right) is the owner of Onyx II Fine Jewelers in Watertown, Connecticut, a business with roots in the Greater Waterbury Area community for over 45 years. Onyx Jewelers has been a longtime supporter of the Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation, its annual Women Fore Women Golf Tournament, Champion Golf Classic and Exclusive Diamond Sponsor of the Gala. James Michael Murphy (pictured, left) had a career in fashion in New York City prior to joining Onyx as the Brand Manager. James volunteers for several community organizations, including serving on the Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation Gala Committee, the Palace Theater “Stages… Where Fine Wine and Food Star” committee and serves as the chair of the Main Street Watertown Merchants Association. Daniel and James are well known for their support of the community through philanthropic contributions to many Waterbury area organizations and their fundraising efforts.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Diamond Sponsor:

Onyx II Jewelers logo

Platinum Sponsor



Cocktail Sponsor

Webster Bank logo

Mojito Bar Sponsor


Gold Sponsor

Campion Ambulance Service, Inc.


1981 East Main St Logo

Silver Sponsor



Berkeley Research Group

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Leever logo


NOSS logo

NP&M Neubert Pepe & Monteith, PC


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