Friend of the Month- June 2014

The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park are happy to announce that our June 2014 Friend of the Month is Laura Carpenter Myers, the Director of the Van Cortlandt House Museum. The Friends’ are lucky to have been working with Laura for almost 20 years now (close to our entire existence). Laura has always been a […] Read more »

Friend of the Month- May 2014

The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park are excited to announce that N.F. Taussig is our May 2014 Friend of the Month.  Mr. Taussig is an avid park user and has been a dedicated member of our Volunteer Trails Restoration Crew, active volunteer for our forest restoration days and has participated in our last two Hike-a-thons. […] Read more »

Friend of the Month- April 2014

Hana Turner is our April 2014 Friend of the Month.  Although, Hana is a relatively new volunteer with the Friends she has dedicated many hours to volunteering with us over the last year.  Hana is an avid park user who lives in the community and is a senior at Fieldston High School.   Hana has volunteered […] Read more »

Friend of the Month- March 2014

We are happy to announce that our March 2014 Friend of the Month is Bob Bender, Parks Committee Chair of Bronx Community Board 8.  He has been a devoted supporter of the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park for many years and in many ways.  Currently, Bob has been actively working with the Friends to organize […] Read more »

Friend of the Month- February 2014

The Friends are excited to announce that our February 2014 Friend of the Month is our good friend Chrissy Word.   Chrissy is the Director of Public Programs and Community Partnerships at Rocking the Boat.  However, we work mostly with her at our Garden & Compost Site and during our teacher workshops while she is wearing […] Read more »

Friend of the Month- January 2014

The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park are very happy to announce that our January 2014 Friend of the Month is our wonderful, longtime friend- Nancy Nunez.  Nancy Nunez is the Deputy Director of Youth Services for the Riverdale Neighborhood House who helped us create our Environmental Internship back in 1996 and has helped to develop […] Read more »

Friend of the Month- November 2013

Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Friend of the Month, Charlene Dubin, getting her hands dirty volunteering for a forest restoration project in Bronx, NY.

Each month, the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park staff will nominate one of our many friends as the Friend of the Month.  The Friend of the Month will be one of our volunteers, supporters and/or program participants.  This is our little way of acknowledging what you all do for us. It is our pleasure to […] Read more »