Press Release- Friends’ 25th Anniversary Celebration

For Immediate Release Friends of Van Cortlandt Park's 25th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring Our Founders
August 22nd, 2017

Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s
25th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring Our Founders
Sunday October 15th, 2017
6:00- 9:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park and Honor our Founders:

Felicity Nitz
Frances Beinecke
Susan Morgenthau
Elizabeth Scheuer
Jane Sokolow
Sybil Wailand

Keynote Speaker Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr.

Event Hosted by Journalist and Talk Show Host Meredith Vieira.Our guests will enjoy dinner, drinks and dessert out on the deck of the Van Cortlandt Lake House overlooking Van Cortlandt Lake.

Tickets and Sponsorships: Tickets start at $175 and Sponsorships start at $750 and are available through Eventbrite or via mail using this form.

Sponsors (as of August 21st, 2017):
Trailblazers
Robert Baron
Frances Beinecke and Paul Elston
Christopher Rizzo, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP
Groundwork Hudson Valley

Community Booster
Riverdale Country School

Additional Information on Anniversary:  The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park is pleased to announce that we will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary in 2017. Founded in 1992, the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park is an independent community based organization that actively promotes the conservation and improvement of Van Cortlandt Park, the third largest park in NYC, through environmental education and restoration and enhancement of Van Cortlandt Park, its forests and trails. We will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary with a variety of special events throughout the year.  See our 25th Anniversary Blogpost for more details.

Please Note: This event is a Rain or Shine Event.  Tickets will not be refunded due to weather.

For more information:
Christina Taylor, Executive Director of Friends of Van Cortlandt Park
Email: christina@vancortlandt.org
Phone: 718-601-1460.
Website: www.vancortlandt.org

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