Building a Dream at The American Hotel


This week, The American Hotel in Sag Harbor announced East End Hospice (EEH) will be the beneficiary of “Dinner for a Cause,” a nightly prix fixe from January 4 to March 24. The 11 week collaboration will commence with a cocktail party on Friday, January 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to present “Building the Dream,” the campaign for an East End Hospice Inpatient Facility, and will culminate with a concert by Judy Carmichael on March 24.

Prompting the partnership is the relationship between East End Hospice and Ted Conklin, the owner of The American Hotel. The Conklin family has long supported the community organization and recently pledged to support “Building the Dream” for the EEH Inpatient Facility, which will be built in Quiogue in the spring of 2013.

From January through March, patrons of the renowned restaurant will have the opportunity to support EEH with their purchase of a $40 nightly prix fixe menu. For each meal purchased, The American Hotel will donate $10 to EEH’s “Building the Dream” campaign.

On January 4, Conklin will host a cocktail fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. with special guests architect Roger Ferris of Roger Ferris + Partners LLC, EEH President and CEO Priscilla Ruffin and the EEH Board to learn more about the facility, which will provide accessible, quality hospice care on the East End, meet the architect and view building plans.

“Building the Dream” has raised over $5.4 million of its $10 million goal.

Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased at the door or by calling Maggie Goldfarb at EEH at 288-7080.