2023 Charter Dinner

20oct5:30 pm9:00 am2023 Charter Dinner5:30 pm - 9:00 am(GMT-04:00)

Event Details

Mark Your Calendars for the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society’s 55th Annual Charter Dinner on Friday October 20, 2023 at the Quality Inn (formerly the Holiday Inn) on State Highway 23 in Oneonta. The evening begins at 5:30 with a social hour, followed by The Hills Buffet at 6:15 (menu below), and the program at 7:30. A cash bar will be available.

Given some of the recent information on the new COVID strain making the rounds, we will continue to advise that guests bring masks and use at your discretion. Here’s a recent article the we found helpful for guidance: https://fortune.com/well/2023/08/29/when-wear-mask-covid-omicron-priola-ba286-triplemidec-flu-season/

We will be providing spacing at tables to help minimize risks with seating at each table being limited to 6 to 8 seats.

Charter Dinner Raffle

As in the past, there will be door prizes and several fine raffle items. Tickets for the Charter Raffle will also be available online at our website and at the Hawkwatch Open House at the DOAS Sanctuary on Franklin Mountain on October 7. Raffle winners do not need to be present at the dinner.

View Raffle Items Here.

Purchase Raffle Tickets Here.

Keynote Speaker – Warren Greene

Our guest keynote speaker for the evening will be Warren Greene, of Gloversville, New York. Mr. Greene will present Adirondack Nature Photography. Others who would like to attend will be able to join us at no charge either at the Quality Inn or on Zoom starting at 7:15pm for a 7:30 presentation start time. Details about the program can be found at https://doas.us/events/adirondack-nature-photography-with-warren-greene/ .

For those not joining us at the Quality Inn, you may register for the Zoom portion of the evening here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s25btsd7Rui5rxneGv_Peg

The cost for the full evening is $38 per person (with no charge for those wishing to attend only the program portion of the event). Reservations must be made by October 15, using the online form below or using the print and mail form in the September and October issues of The Belted Kingfisher. If you are interested in registration after the deadline, please contact Kathryn Davino at 607-397-3815. We will secure a few additional spots for late registrants.

Menu

Cocktail Hour snacks (popcorn, chips, and pretzels)
Mixed Green (Baby lettuce, spinach, radicchio) Salad with Onions, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Carrots with choice of two dressings (Gluten Free, Dairy & Nut Free)
Roasted Salmon and tomatoes with a chive cream sauce (Gluten Free)
New York Sirloin sliced and served with a wild mushroom & caramelized shallots in a merlot reduction (Gluten, Dairy & Nut Free)
Eggplant Parmesan (Gluten Free)
Seasonal Market Vegetables (Gluten, Nut Free)
Herb Roasted Potatoes (Gluten, Nut & Dairy Free)
Assorted Breads and Rolls with Butter (Gluten Free Option Available)
Chef’s Dessert Table with coffee & assorted hot teas (Gluten, Dairy & Vegan Option Available)

The cost for the evening is $38 per person. Reservations MUST be made by October 15, 2023 by mailing payment by check (made out to DOAS) with the form below to DOAS, PO Box 544, Oneonta, NY 13820, or register online at www.doas.us. There is an additional $2 charge per person for online processing.
Leave a message for Kathryn Davino at (607-397-3815) with any questions.

Please note: Online purchase includes an additional $2 fee per ticket to cover online processing fees.

We envision a healthy world where people and wildlife thrive and natural resources are protected. The mission of Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is to protect our natural environment and connect people with nature to benefit birds and other wildlife through conservation, education, research and advocacy. Your membership contribution helps to support our programs & activities. If your membership is current, we will extend for the selected timeframe. PLEASE NOTE: National Audubon membership is separate from local Chapter membership. Please support your local chapter!

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Charter Dinner Registration & Payment must be received no later than October 15.


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Time

(Friday) 5:30 pm - 9:00 am(GMT-04:00)

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Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society

We envision a healthy world where people and wildlife thrive and natural resources are protected. The mission of Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is to protect our natural environment and connect people with nature to benefit birds and other wildlife through conservation, education, research and advocacy.

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