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Thank you for Joining Us for Young at Heart - 2014

Villa St. Joseph Young at Heart is our premier fundraising event. Proceeds from this event, which features fine dining, auctions and entertainment, benefit Villa St. Joseph Benevolent Care and Music Therapy.

The Young at Heart 2014 was held at the Hyatt Regency at Pittsburgh International Airport on Friday, September 19, 2014. Our chairpersons for the event were Joe and Bonnie Makarewicz of Economy Borough. We welcomed 249 guests and netted over $94,000 for beveolent care and music therapy.

Click here to see pictures from our Young at Heart - 2014 event.

With a theme of “home is where the heart is,” the event began at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception featuring music by the Center for Young Musicians, followed by dinner. Local singer Mario Cafarelli performed and Bishop David A. Zubik offered grace.

At the event, Eugene A. Giotto of Sewickley received the 2014 Partner in Caring award, which honors individuals, groups or organizations who help promote the mission of the Villa. Mr. Giotto, a trial attorney, completed nine years of service on the Villa board this past June.

You can participate in the 2015 Young at Heart in several ways:

  • Attending the event
  • Considering a program advertisement or sponsorship: levels range from $75 to $10,000
  • Donating an item for the silent or live auction
  • Becoming a Young at Heart:
    • Friend ($50)
    • Patron ($150)
    • Benefactor ($300)
  • Joining the Young at Heart planning committee

For more information, call David Dix at 724-869-6321 or email

Tickets for Young at Heart are $125 per person.

Partner in Caring Award

In conjunction with Young at Heart, there is a Partner in Caring presentation. The award was established in 2004 to recognize individuals or organizations that help to significantly advance the mission of Villa St. Joseph.

Past recipients of the Partner in Caring award are:

  • 2014 - Eugene A. Giotto
  • 2013 - Ann and Frank Cahouet
  • 2012 - Sister Judith Maroni, CSJ
  • 2011 - Kathy Adelman
  • 2010 - Ginny Simmons
  • 2009 - George and Eileen Dorman
  • 2007 - Sister Michelle Prah, Gary Chace, and John and Patricia Staley
  • 2006 - Villa St. Joseph Auxiliary
  • 2004 - Susan Laughlin