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2020 Event Details

We are excited to invite you to join us for the 29th annual celebration of the Elegant Progressions progressive dinner! This partnership project between The Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania and the Historic Harrisburg Association will take place virtually on Saturday, December 5th at 7:00pm. 

While we are disappointed that we will not be able to celebrate in person, we are excited to announce our virtual program, which will be just as elegant, if slightly less social, than prior years. Your continued support and participation as a Sponsor or “Guest” provides significant operating support for these two important community charitable organizations who are, in the words of Alyce Spector, a founder of the event, “restoring and sustaining lives in our community and the life of our community.”  In these challenging times, with reduced programming possibilities, your support is even more vital than in prior years. 

This year’s virtual presentation will include many of the items you have come to expect from prior years: live musicians, speeches from our directors and sponsors, and a showcasing of Historic Central Pennsylvania homes. We will also be providing inventive and refined food and drink from our restaurant partners, who have been busy designing and preparing special at-home hors d’oeuvres that will be packaged in insulated souvenir tote bags.  

Guests will be able to pick up their “Elegance at Home” take-home packages at the Historic Harrisburg Resource Center, 1230 N. 3rd Street, Harrisburg, 17102 (Old Central Trust Co. bank building across from the Broad Street Market) between the hours of 4:30 and 5:30 PM.  Curbside pick-up is provided.  Delivery is also available for Sponsor level donations. 

 These are our standard “non-attending” sponsorship levels. We encourage you to select a sponsorship level AND cuisine and beverage options for your “Elegance at Home” experience.  

The following sponsorship packages are available: 

Platinum (non-attending) 

$1,000 

Includes full-page advertisement and delivery of cuisine and beverage package to one location 

Gold (non-attending) 

   $500 

Includes half-page advertisement and delivery of cuisine and beverage package to one location 

Silver (non-attending) 

   $200 

Includes program listing and delivery of cuisine and beverage package to one location 

 

Cuisine and Beverage Options 

The Elegant Progressions Committee is pleased to offer the following cuisine and beverage options for your “Elegance at Home” dining pleasure!  We are especially pleased that our three long-time Elegant Progressions catering restaurants are all participating in this unusual year by offering three distinctive specialty hors d’oeuvre options.  Your selection may be paired with your choice of beverage options.  Also included will be a serving of the famous Zozos Family Greek-style baklava and a special Carraher Family homemade holiday chocolate treat!  Each Elegant Progressions guest will receive his or her selected package in a special insulated bag (royal blue, with Elegant Progressions logo), perfect for picnics and other special occasions. 

Mangia Qui —  

Authentic Italian Dinner: 

Fresh House-made Pasta 

Pomodoro Sauce, Parmigiano 

(Guest will need to heat sauce and boil water) 

 

Stock’s Manor —  

Gourmet Charcuterie Plate: 

Sliced Soppressata, Black Cheddar Peppered Salami, Aged Cheese       Cordon Blue, Cheese Spread, Assorted Crackers, Fig Jam, 

Cornichons, Country Mustard 

 

BRICCO —  

Trio of Tea Sandwiches: 

Smoked Salmon mousse, Cucumber, Dill Chicken Salad, Almonds, Dried cherry, Turkey, Arugula, Apple and Cheddar 

 

Beverage Options (select one per guest): 

Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio (750 ML) 

Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon (750 ML) 

Montechiara Prosecco (25.4 FZ) 

S Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Water (1 L) 

ZeroDay When Did We Get a Dog” (or similar) (32 OZ) 

 

 

 

We are pleased to be serving as co-chairs of the 29th annual Elegant Progressions dinner. We have been hugely supported by our entire committee as we made the challenging shift from an in person progressive dinner to a virtual event, while maintaining the elegance and experience of prior years.  

We would like to extend our gratitude to the Hall Foundation, our Presenting Sponsor, and the Hall family, for their commitment to the work we do. 

Invitation from Co-Chairs

 Dear Friends of Elegant Progressions:

We are excited to invite you to join us for the 29th annual celebration of the Elegant Progressions progressive dinner! This partnership project between The Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania and the Historic Harrisburg Association will take place virtually on Saturday, December 5th at 7:00pm.

While we are disappointed that we will not be able to celebrate in person, we are excited to announce our virtual program, which will be just as elegant, if slightly less social, than prior years. Your continued support and participation as a Sponsor or Guest provides significant operating support for these two important community charitable organizations who are, in the words of Alyce Spector, a founder of the event, “restoring and sustaining lives in our community and the life of our community.” In these challenging times, with reduced programming possibilities, your support is even more vital than in prior years.

This year’s virtual presentation will include many of the items you have come to expect from prior years: live musicians, speeches from our directors and sponsors, and a showcasing of Historic Central Pennsylvania homes. We will also be providing inventive and refined food and drink from our restaurant partners, who have been busy designing and preparing special at-home hors d’oeuvres baskets for our sponsors and guests.

We are pleased to be serving as co-chairs of the 29th annual Elegant Progressions dinner. We have been hugely supported by our entire committee as we made the challenging shift from an in person progressive dinner to a virtual event, while maintaining the elegance and experience of prior years.

We would like to extend our gratitude to the Hall Foundation, our Presenting Sponsor, and the Hall family, for their commitment to the work we do.

Please use the electronic form on this website to complete your reservations, or you may contact either Historic Harrisburg at (717) 233-4646 or the Kidney Foundation at (717) 652-8123.

We invite you to reach out to History Harrisburg and the Kidney Foundation with any questions you may have about our virtual program. Many sponsorship packages are available and more details are available on our website. We are deeply thankful for your support and look forward to seeing you (virtually) in December!

Sincerely,

Daniel J.F. Lupia and Jane Block

Co-Chairs, Elegant Progressions 2020

attendees sitting at table during 2016 elegant progressions
group of attendees at the 2018 elegant progressions
three smiling attendees at the 2016 elegant progressions
attendees sitting at table during 2016 elegant progressions
group of attendees at the 2018 elegant progressions
three smiling attendees at the 2016 elegant progressions

Make your Reservation Today!

For help with reservations, call (717) 233-4646.

Reservations are due on Tuesday, December 1st.