The Friends would like to thank our Contributors and Sponsors for making the Gala is a tremendous success!  The funds raised will ensure that the care and maintenance of our beloved carriage roads continues.

FRSPP President Clare Pierson presented honoree Phelps Memorial Hospital with an award, signifying their longstanding support to the Friends and the Preserve.  Daniel Blum, President and CEO of Phelps, accepted the award.  Honorary co-chair Bette Midler addressed the guests via video, while co-chairs Ann Rockefeller Roberts and David Rockefeller were present.  The evening ended with a special performance by legendary comedian Robert Klein.

The 20th Anniversary Gala Journal

The New York Social Diary features the Gala.


Event Credits

Catering – Two Carrots Catering

Videographer – Media Stream

Music – Music Conservatory of Westchester

Photography – Margaret Fox Photography

Sound, Lights & Video Projection – Technical Directions and Stop Watch Productions

Invitation & Journal cover design – Applebaum Associates

Journal design – Design by 4

Photographer of Swan Lake – Vlad Kolesnikov