PMC Auxiliary Raises $60,000 At “Venetian Carnivale” Charity Ball


Pocono Manor, PA The 44th Annual Charity Ball, entitled “A Venetian Carnivale,” was held recently at The Inn at Pocono Manor.  The Ball raised $60,000 for the new Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center at Pocono Medical Center (PMC).   The Inn at Pocono Manor was a sponsor of the Charity Ball.

Featured guest was Executive Chef Robert W. Bennett, who served as Honored Pastry Chef for President Ronald Reagan’s second Inauguration where he provided an exact replica of the United States Capital.  He later served as Head Pastry Chef at Le Bec-Fin in Philadelphia.  The new Cancer Center combines leading edge technologies with human-centered care, incorporating emotionally uplifting architecture and design, and bringing comprehensive, integrated care to one campus, under one roof.  To learn more about Pocono Health Foundation, visit

Attached Photo:  Pat Malvin, Charity Ball Facilitator; Bob Signinolfi, General Manager, Inn at Pocono Manor; Executive Chef Robert W. Bennett; Lisa D. Green, Director of Sales & Marketing, Inn at Pocono Manor (Photo credit, Ken Schurman, VIP Studios)

About The Inn at Pocono Manor

The Inn at Pocono Manor resort blends a century of hospitality with the demands of 21st Century travelers.  Lovingly referred to as the “The Grand Lady of the Mountains” and a National Registry of Historic Places property, The Inn at Pocono Manor opened in 1902 as a country retreat for Philadelphia Quakers.  Today it is the oldest continuously running Resort in the Poconos and one of the oldest in North America.  The all-season resort boasts 237 guestrooms, and 25,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space that can accommodate up to 500 guests.  The Exchange at Pocono Manor restaurant features superb dining with an eclectic flair.  The Old Lamplighter Lounge serves specialty beverages and pub fare throughout the day.

Complete recreational amenities are available at The Inn at Pocono Manor, including signature golf, horseback riding, ATV trail rides, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, the luxurious Laurel Spa, fishing, clay shooting, cross country skiing, and more.  Striking views of the Pocono Mountains are visible from all sides of the resort’s main building.  Complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout.  The Inn at Pocono Manor features two 18-hole signature golf courses, including the East Course dating to 1912, which was redesigned by Donald Ross in 1927 and has been host to golf legends like Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer and Jerry Barber.  In 1959, the George Fazio-designed West Course opened.

A destination within the Poconos for over a century, the 3000-acre Inn at Pocono Manor is minutes away from Crossings Premium Outlets, Camelbeach Water Park, Camelback Ski Mountain, and the Mt. Airy Casino.   The Resort is within two hours of New York City, New Jersey and Philadelphia.