Regatta event July 26 to benefit local hospice

NORTHVILLE – Mountain Valley Hospice and the Mayfield Yacht Club will offer the Fourth Annual Charity Cup Regatta Party, Sailing Regatta and Poker Run for Hospice on July 26.

The Regatta Party will be held at The Inn at the Bridge.

There will be a DJ, a silent auction and raffles in addition to the presentation of awards from the day’s events, which include the Sailing Regatta and Poker Run, a news release said.

Tickets are required. They cost $25 each. Tickets can be purchased through Rondack Roots Marina at 613-4366 or Mountain Valley Hospice at 725-4545, and on the Hospice website at www.mvhcares.org.

The Poker Run will begin at Rondack Roots Marina Lakeside Drive in Mayfield from 1 to 4 p.m. This leisurely run for boats 15 feet and under will include five stops where people can pay to upgrade their hand, the news release said. The first- place team will receive a kayak donated by Adirondack Kayak Warehouse.

Personal flotation devices are required, and children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration for the Poker Run costs $20 per vessel and can be done through Rondack Roots Marina at 613-4366 or on the hospice website at www.mvhcares.org.

People participating in the Fourth Annual Sailing Regatta on the Great Sacandaga Lake can visit the Mayfield Yacht Club website for information and registration details at www.mayfieldyachtclub.com.

Sponsors for the 2014 Regatta are Rondack Roots Marina, Mayfield Yacht Club, Ed and Sue Grover and Adirondack Kayak Warehouse.

All proceeds from this event go to further the mission of Mountain Valley Hospice to provide hospice care to patients and families in Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery and Saratoga counties.