Ladies Night Out tickets on sale

UTICA — Tickets are on sale for the fifth annual Ladies Night Out, presented by Brookdale Senior Living. Ladies Night Out, a women’s-only event takes place on March 14, from 5 to 8:30 p.m., at Harts Hill Inn in Whitesboro. Proceeds from Ladies Night Out support the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter.

Tickets, which include entry to the event and a commemorative gift, are $30. A limited number of VIP tickets, which include a cocktail reception, VIP gift, and priority access to pampering services, are $45. General admission and VIP tickets are available at www.alz.org/cny or 617-4025. General admission tickets can also be purchased at NBT Bank branches in Oneida County.

Ladies Night Out is designed with the Mohawk Valley woman in mind with a fun evening of shopping, food, cocktails and dancing. Plans are in progress, but confirmed activities include hors d’oeuvres butlered by the Utica College men’s hockey team, raffles and wine tasting. Shopping and services from a growing list of vendors, including fashion and accessory boutiques, healthcare providers, jewelers, and salons and day spas, can be viewed online at www.alz.org/cny.

New for 2013 is the EMPOWERment Room.

Ladies Night Out is about catering to the needs, wants and interests of all women. It includes speakers and presenters aimed at empowering women to make informed decisions that can better their life and the life of their family. It is presented this year by Empower Federal Credit Union.

The Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter is leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. It’s mission is "to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease."

The Central New York chapter covers 14 counties, including: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Onondaga, Oneida, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins. Headquartered in Syracuse, the chapter also maintains offices in Endicott and Utica. For more information about the chapter, visit www.alz.org/cny or call 800-272-3900.