Toast the Adirondacks
Join us to Toast the Adirondacks!
Friday, August 14, 4:30-5:30 pm
Like the mountains that define our landscape, the resiliency of our Adirondack friends and neighbors to rise to a challenge, especially in times of need, is truly inspiring. This year, as needs have grown, so, too has the compassion and generosity to respond. That responsiveness and the community energy behind it are worth celebrating...
Please join us to Toast the Adirondacks on Friday, August 14 from 4:30-5:30. While we won’t be able to gather in person for our annual summer party to celebrate philanthropy and community, we hope you’ll join us digitally as we acknowledge the people, places, and spirit of the region that unites us.
Register at the link below – you'll receive additional details about where and how to connect live on Friday, August 14 starting at 4:30 pm. Attendees will all be automatically entered to win a $1,000 grant from the Foundation’s Generous Acts Fund to direct to a local organization of their choice (see below for details). Until then, check out these cocktail and mocktail recipes our friends at Lake Placid Spirits whipped up for the occasion, and share how you're planning to #ToastADK with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter leading up to the event.
Enter to Win a $1,000 Grant from Generous Acts!
We're giving one generous individual the opportunity to direct a $1,000 grant from the Foundation’s Generous Acts Fund to a local organization of their choice - anything from a school or community to a favorite nonprofit. By registering for the event, you're automatically entered - but with a few additional steps, you can triple your chances of winning...
- Register for Toast the Adirondacks on Friday, August 14 here.
- Bonus Entry: Follow Adirondack Foundation on Instagram - @adkfound.
- Bonus Entry: Post a photo with the hashtag #ToastADK before Friday August, 14 showing what you love most about the Adirondacks. In the post, tag two of your friends who you know love the Adirondacks, too, and challenge them to do the same.
Courtesy of our friends at Lake Placid Spirits
The COVID Crusher
- 1 ½ oz Blue Line Gin
- ½ oz lime juice
- Fresh muddled raspberries
- Ginger beer (or Ginger Ale)
In a cocktail shaker, muddle raspberries. Add gin, fresh lime juice, and ice. Cover and shake. Pour into a rocks glass. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with lime.
The Social Distancer
- 2 oz Woodchopper Whiskey
- 1 oz lemon juice
- 1 oz maple syrup
- Soda Water
Combine whiskey, lemon juice, and maple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and pour into glass. Top with soda water. Garnish with lemon and sage.
The Barkeater's Delight
- 2 oz 46 Peaks Vodka
- ½ oz agave syrup
- ½ oz lime juice
- Fresh muddled blackberries, Prosecco
Muddle blackberries. Add vodka, agave syrup, lime juice, and ice. Cover and shake. Top with a splash of prosecco. Garnish with lime and blackberry.
Mocktail - The Mask-Up Mule
- 1 oz lime juice
- 1/2 cup ginger beer
- 1 tbsp simple syrup
- 2 oz sparkling water, tonic, or club soda
Add all ingredients to a glass and stir well. Garnish with lime.
With special thanks to our friends at North Country Public Radio for their media sponsorship of Toast the Adirondacks.