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"Dance In Blue For PKU"

PKU Helping Hands

Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EST)

"Dance In Blue For PKU"

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission   more info Nov 11, 2017 $50.00 $3.49
PKU Patients
Will verify with AMC Clinic, Low-Protein buffet, unlimited soft drinks, cash bar, 1 cocktail ticket (21 & over)
Nov 11, 2017 Free $0.00
Children 5-12 ys. old   more info Nov 11, 2017 $30.00 $2.49
Children under 5   more info Nov 11, 2017 Free $0.00
Unable to attend...but I would LOVE to donate! Nov 11, 2017 Enter donation ($)
Platinum Package-One premium table for 8 guest • Prominent recognition from podium and in event publicity • Recognition on event website, social media, and all materials evening of • 8 complimentary drink tickets & dinner Nov 11, 2017 $1,000.00 $0.00
Gold Package-Four premium seats for 4 guest • Recognition on event website, social media, and all materials evening of • 4 complimentary drink tickets & dinner Nov 11, 2017 $500.00 $0.00
Vendor Table • One table for product set up • Recognition on event website, social media, and all materials evening of, complimentary drink ticket & dinner Nov 11, 2017 $500.00 $0.00
Silver Package-Two premium seats for 2 guest • Recognition on event website, social media, and all materials the evening of • 2 complimentary drink tickets & dinner Nov 11, 2017 $250.00 $0.00

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Event Details

     "DANCE IN BLUE FOR PKU"              




Dinner Buffet~Cash Bar~Silent Auction~Raffles~DJ~Dancing~Photobooth

This is a FORMAL event so dress to impress! 


PKU Helping Hands, a local non-profit charity, invites you to get dressed up (we encourage you to wear blue) and come "DANCE IN BLUE FOR PKU" as it is for a great cause. This charity soiree will not only educate you on what life with PKU is like, but also how important it is for patients to keep their brain healthy. In addition, you will have an opportunity to dance, show off for the camera, enjoy the raffles, free giveaways, food and entertainment.   


The success of the soiree will directly benefit local families living with PKU. It will allow PKU Helping Hands to offset medical expenses, provide education, and research.


Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare metabolic disorder caused by a deficiency of the liver produced enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase. PKU occurs in 1 in 10,000 to 15,000 newborns. When left untreated, PKU patients who consume too much Phe are at risk of severe neurological complications, including IQ loss, memory loss, concentration problems, mood disorders, and in some cases, severe mental retardation.


Featuring Keynote Speakers:


Katherine (Kayt) Marra, MA, CD-N, CCRP     

Kayt has been the Nutritionist for the section of Genetic and Metabolism since 2003. She has worked with patients with PKU and related inborn metobolic disease since 1991. She will share with the audiance her perspective on PKU-Past, Present, and Future.



Logan Burniche, Classical PKU Teenager 

Logan is a student at Waterford Halfmoon High School. He is an avid baseball player, enjoys camping and anything outdoors. In the future, Logan wants to work with PKU patients and those who are unaware of PKU. He would like to produce a television show and have non-patients live on a PKU diet for a specific time period. Logan will be educating the audiance on life as a teenager, living with PKU.


Meaghan Rogers, Classical PKU Adult

Meghan has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology-Siena College, Master of Science of Education in School Counseling-St. John University. She is a certified School Counselor in both N.Y. and Mass. In addition, Meghan is a Committee Member of Hoppy Times Unlimited, Certified Fitness Instructor, and community theatre actor. She will sharing her life with PKU.


Interested in Corporate/Vendor sponsorship, for more information, please contact us at (518)857-2005 or


Unable to attend? You can still support our cause by making a donation above, under the ticket section, and/or by visiting us at


PKU Helping Hands is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax exempt. 


Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Photography by Taylor Hicks Photography

Music by SEH Entertainment-DJ Brian Michaels                                                                         

Photobooth by Overtime Photo Booth


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS-block listed under PKU Helping Hands

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Latham, 400 Old Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110,

Phone (518) 783-6161


To learn more about PKU and our organization, please visit us at


Have questions about "Dance In Blue For PKU"? Contact PKU Helping Hands

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Latham
400 Old Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110

Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EST)

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PKU Helping Hands

PKU Helping Hands Inc. was created in 2013 by a small group of family and friends of a loved one living with PKU. Our mission is to provide those with PKU, related conditions and their families with support, to actively engage in interaction and collaboration with state and national organizations, and to serve as a source of education to the community. We believe that together we raise awareness!

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