Past Events

Annual Dinner 2016

2016 Annual Dinner Save the Date
03/06/16

ONLINE TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED. WE MAY HAVE A FEW SEATS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR ON SUNDAY EVENINGTHANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST AND YOUR SUPPORT.

The Trustees of the Historical Society of Rockland County Cordially Invite You to the


Annual Dinner 2016

When: Sunday, March 6, 2016, 5-9 pm

Where:
The View on the Hudson, 101 Shad Row, Piermont


Price:
Tickets: $100 (listing at the Friend level in the souvenir journal), $150 (listing at the Patron level), or $200 (listing at the Sponsor/Supporter level).
Prepaid reservations are strongly recommended!

Honoring:

  • Lifetime Service Award: Marianne B. Leese, Senior Historian of the Historical Society of Rockland County. Within a few months of arriving in Rockland in 1976, Marianne was volunteering at the Historical Society. She was present for the dedication of the new museum in 1977 and helped install its first exhibition. She is a former editor of our quarterly journal, South of the Mountains, and continues to serve as contributing editor; has been involved with the historical marker program for thirty years; and co-chairs the Collections Committee.

  • Community Service Award: Joseph P. Gordon, a lifelong Haverstraw resident and U.S. Navy veteran, is the oldest living member of General Warren Emergency Company #2 and oldest surviving chief of the Haverstraw Fire Department. He has also served on the Haverstraw-Stony Point Central School District Board; the BOCES Board; the Haverstraw Village Democratic Committee; the Haverstraw Ambulance Corps; and the Village Board of Haverstraw, and has been a member, among many other organizations, of the Haverstraw Garden Club; the New York State Liquid Asphalt Dealers Association; the Rockland County Volunteer Firefighters Association; and the Historical Society of Rockland County.
  • Living Landmark Award: David Lipman, lifelong Hillcrest/Spring Valley resident (SVHS, Class of '39), and decorated U.S. Army veteran (Bronze Star), holds a degree in civil engineering from New York University and worked for the family business in Garnerville until he retired in the 1980s. In his civilian life, he has participated in the Israeli Defense Force, Volunteers for Israel, and was asked to teach Special Forces troops to ski. He travels and reads avidly; maintains his professional engineer?s license; and spends winters in Puerto Rico, a favorite location for forty years.


Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour, musical entertainment, award presentations and dancing. An array of items will be available at a silent auction.

Proceeds from this annual event benefit the operating fund of the Historical Society of Rockland County.

Buy tickets online by clicking on the Brown Paper Tickets logo:



OR DOWNLOAD, FILL OUT AND RETURN THE PDF INVITATION BELOW AND RETURN IT, BY FEBRUARY 24, 2016, TO:

The Historical Society of Rockland County
20 Zukor Road, New City, NY 10956


Please also consider donating items to our fundraising Silent Auction and purchase an advertisement or congratulatory message in our Souvenir Journal. Downloadable PDF forms are below.

For more information about the 2016 Annual Dinner, call us at (845) 634-9629 or email us at
info@RocklandHistory.org.


The Historical Society of Rockland County is a nonprofit educational institution and principal repository for original documents and artifacts relating to Rockland County. Its headquarters are a four-acre site featuring a history museum and the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House in New City, New York.

Downloads
2016 Annual Dinner Invitation PDF
2016 Annual Dinner Journal Ad Form PDF
2016 Annual Dinner Silent Auction Donation Form PDF

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