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Published on January 21, 2014

Onyx II Fine Jewelers Donates $25,000 Gift Certificate to Saint Mary’s Hospital Gala

WATERBURY, Conn. (January 21, 2013) – The Saint Mary’s Hospital 2014 Gala, “A Night in Venice” will sparkle, thanks to a $25,000 gift certificate generously donated by Onyx II Fine Jewelers of Watertown. The gift certificate will be featured in a specialty raffle with one lucky winner announced at the Gala. Tickets are $100 each and will be limited to 250 tickets sold.

The 2014 Saint Mary’s Hospital Gala will be held on Saturday, February 1, at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. This year’s event features an elegant dinner, dancing to New York City-based band “Live Wire,” as well as Saint Mary’s legendary live and silent auctions.

Among the items featured on the auction block are:

  • Four tickets to any 2014-2015 regular season NFL Football game with airline tickets and hotel accommodations included
  • A seven-night trip for four to Kinsale, Ireland, with golf for four at Old Head Golf Links
  • A six-day African safari with luxury accommodations for two
  • Drive a BMW M3 at historic Lime Rock Park
  • An exclusive dinner for eight with wine included at the home of renown chef Carole Peck of Good News Café in Woodbury
  • A party for 60 guests at your home catered by Bourassa Catering & Events
  • A pizza party for 50 with the Big Green Pizza Truck and a drive-in movie
  • A one-week stay in Narragansett at a beautiful private home with water views 

Presenting sponsors of Gala 2014 are Brown Rudnick, Onyx II Fine Jewelers and Webster Bank. This year’s Gala co-chairs are Dr. J. Alexander and Mrs. Abagail E. Palesty of Beacon Falls and Mr. Richard M. and Mrs. Robin M. Sills of Naugatuck.

Tickets are $200 per person or $2,000 for a table of 10. Proceeds will benefit the Patient Care Fund at Saint Mary’s Hospital. Attire is black tie optional. To purchase tickets online, go to or call (203) 709-6391.

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