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Canceled: Celebrity Bartender Happy Hour to Benefit Friends of Strong

Join Friends of Strong—along with Master of Ceremonies Mike Leonard—for a Celebrity Bartender Happy Hour showing your support for their work providing much-needed equipment and friendly volunteer faces that foster a happier healing environment for all of our patients and families.

Enjoy complimentary appetizers and partake in a 50/50 sweepstakes—all to benefit patient and family-centered care at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Many of our most well-known and beloved colleagues will take turns stepping behind the bar to serve up your favorite libations—with all cash tips going directly to Friends of Strong.

Use your tips to vote for your favorite bartending team. The team which collects the most tips wins the coveted mirror ball trophy!

Stop by to throw your support toward these friendly guest bartenders:
Bailey's Baristas
Melissa Allen & Vicki Vandewalle
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

The Directors of Drinks
Mary Jo Marlowe & Lisa Nelson
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

The Nutritionistas
Jennifer Glen & Krystle Saunders
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

GRAPPA Matches the First $1,500 in Tips Donated
Bring some cash—GRAPPA is generously matching the first $1,500 in tips donated to your favorite bartenders—and Friends of Strong!

Free parking is available in the College Town courtyard lot. This fun event is free and open to the public—no tickets needed. For questions about the event, please call (585) 275-2420.


By attending or making a donation, you’ll help Friends of Strong continue to support UR Medicine’s Strong Memorial Hospital where they provide services to patients, families, and visitors. Since 1975, Friends of Strong has given more than $18 million to departments and programs throughout the Hospital.


Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 4:30pm to 7:30pm

GRAPPA @College Town 30 Celebration Dr, Rochester, NY 14620

Event Type

Arts and Entertainment


General Public, Faculty, Students, Alumni, Staff, Health Care Professionals


networking, fundraisers


Friends of Strong


Contact Phone or Email

(585) 275-2420

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