Press Release- Friends’ 25th Anniversary Celebration

For Immediate Release Friends of Van Cortlandt Park's 25th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring Our Founders
Updated September 28th, 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 September 28th 2017):

Park Champion
Franz and Marcia Allina

Robert Baron
Frances Beinecke and Paul Elston
Stephen Nicholas Bunzl and Judy Bernstein Bunzl
Groundwork Hudson Valley
Susan and Robert Morgenthau
Felicity Nitz
Christopher Rizzo, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP

Environmental Steward
Susan Baldwin
Local Union 147 LIUNA

Community Booster

David and Elizabeth Beim
Bronx Arts Ensemble
Jon and Faith Deveaux
Manhattan College
Riverdale Country School
Wendy and John Schmidt

Park Heroes
Linda Cox and John G. Robinson
Mary Goldschmid
Horace Mann School
Charles McKinney
South Broadway BID
Kathryn Stoeth
Dart Westphal & Ellen Pollan

Bronx Design Group
Lloyd’s Carrot Cake
Van Cortlandt Golf Lake House

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
Phone: 718-601-1460.

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