Special event planned to support people with developmental disabilities
The Arc of Madison Cortland and Building Futures Foundation will host A Night of Bourbon and Bidding from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Vernon Downs Event Center. The evening has been planned to support programs and services for people with autism, Down Syndrome, traumatic brain injury and other developmental disabilities.
Classified, Central New York’s premier horn band, will perform and welcome special guest Ryan Quinn from the Voice to join them on stage. Quinn, a Central New York native, will be returning from the West Coast and will co-emcee with 13-year-old comedian Owen Murphy.
Organizers of A Night of Bourbon and Bidding hope to raise funds with a live and silent auction that will feature more than 100 items including an Apple iPhone 7, a South African Photography Safari, four Walt Disney World Hopper Passes, autographed football helmets from NY Giants’ Eli Manning and Buffalo Bills’ LeSean McCoy, gift certificates to restaurants, hot air balloon rides, jewelry, art, property services and more.
The cost of the event is $60 per person or $100 per couple and includes an open beer & wine bar, bourbon tasting, and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets can be purchased at www.arcofmc.org