April 6, 2011
Honoring Thomas Secunda; Hudson Valley Bank; Entergy; Miracle League of Westchester
The Friends of Westchester County Parks, Inc. will hold its 2011 Best Friends Awards Reception on Wednesday, April 13, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle, NY. The event, “An Evening with Friends,” will honor people and businesses who have been great supporters of Friends and the County Parks Department.
The celebration kicks off with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m.; the award ceremony at 7:15 p.m.; coffee, dessert, music and the raffle at 8 p.m.
This year’s honorees are:
Co-chairs of the Best Friends Award Reception are Christopher Cawley of Sleepy Hollow and Linda Carrington of Mount Kisco. Both are members of the Friends board of trustees.
Event tickets are $250 per person, or sponsor packages can be purchased – a bronze package for $4,000, silver package for $5,000, gold package for $7,500 or event sponsor package for $25,000. Sponsor package purchases include 10 event tickets, 10 raffle tickets and a full page ad in the awards reception journal.
The event includes a raffle for prizes like a round-trip to Florida on JetBlue and a golf foursome at Trump International; a stay at the Ritz-Carlton in White Plains with spa treatment and tickets to the Wine and Food Festival; tickets to Yankees, Mets, Knicks, Giants and Rangers games plus a flat-screen TV; golf and food at each of the six Westchester County-owned golf courses; and a digital camera from Fuji with a selection of Friends logo wearables for all seasons.
For more than 30 years, the Friends of Westchester County Parks has continued its tradition of helping to bridge the budget gap, raising thousands of dollars to buy equipment, fund children’s programs, provide amenities and support the Westchester County Parks system.
For information and tickets, go to www.friendsofwestchesterparks.com or call Friends at (914) 864-7048.