Saturday May 5, 2012: Fundraiser with a Derby Flair at Fairview Country Club in Greenwich
The Neighbors Link “Festival de Primavera” gala is scheduled at the Fairview Country Club in Greenwich, CT. The theme is “An Evening at the Kentucky Derby.” Proceeds from the event will benefit Neighbors Link Mt. Kisco, a not-for-profit community center in Mt. Kisco, NY providing education and employment opportunities for immigrant families in Northern Westchester.
The Neighbors Link 2012 Festival de Primavera gala is organized by the Friends of Neighbors Link. This year’s benefit will honor Agnes and Gerald Hassell of Chappaqua, NY. The Hassells were founding benefactors of the Neighbors Link organization and Mrs. Hassell currently serves on the Board of Directors of Neighbors Link as well as the Executive Committee of the Friends Of Neighbors Link.
The “Evening at the Kentucky Derby” will begin at 5:00pm and feature mint julep cocktails, the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby, dinner, a live auction and dancing. Guests are encouraged to arrive at 5:00 to familiarize themselves with the racing line up, assess the odds and bet on their favorite filly. Official post time for the Derby race is 6:24 pm. Prizes will be awarded to the top winners, as well as guests donning the most fashionable Derby hats. The evening promises to be fun, lively and all for a great cause.
The live auction will include a variety of trips, dining opportunities and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. James Daniel Entertainment will provide after-dinner dancing for those wishing to celebrate later into the evening.
Tickets begin at $250; sponsorship levels begin at $5,000 and include a table for 10. For further information contact Marianne Delaney, firstname.lastname@example.org, 914-666-3410 ext.14. Fairview Country Club is located at 1241 King Street, Greenwich, CT 06831.
FRIENDS OF NEIGHBORS LINK
With members hailing from across Northern Westchester, The Friends of Neighbors Link organize events to support the programs of Neighbors Link. In addition to raising funds, the goal of these events is to inform established residents about the difficult road immigrants travel to make a better life for their families and to celebrate the rich cultural contributions made by immigrants in America. With energy and passion, this dynamic group of volunteers devotes itself to furthering the mission of Neighbors Link – to Educate, Empower and Employ our newest neighbors. Co-Chairs of The Friends of Neighbors Link are Poppy Cummings (Bedford, NY) and Nancy Strong (Armonk, NY).
Tickets: Donor $250; Benefactor $500. Sponsorships: (including a table for 10): Triple Crown $20,000; Kentucky Derby $10,000, and Thoroughbred $5,000. Please make checks payable to Neighbors Link and mail to Neighbors Link, 27 Columbus Avenue, Mount Kisco, NY 10549. Festival de Primavera tickets may also be purchased online. Please go to www.neighborslink.org and follow the event link. For further information contact Marianne Delaney at email@example.com or 914-666-3410 ext. 14.
Neighbors Link (www.neighborslink.org) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit community center in Mount Kisco, NY, with a mission to strengthen the whole community through the healthy integration of recent immigrants. The Neighbors Link strategy is to Educate, Empower, and Employ immigrant families and individuals whose lives have been economically impoverished and educationally deprived. Neighbors Link is now recognized as a national model for addressing the realities of immigration in peaceful and positive ways. Since 2001, our organization has worked to build bridges and utilize community partnerships to provide immigrant families with the tools they need to fully participate in our shared community. Neighbors Link is located at 27 Columbus Avenue in Mount Kisco.