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Bronxville DAR Member To Be Honored by Historical Society September 18

2015 Eastchester Historical Society Honoree, Virginia Kathryn Hefti.
2015 Eastchester Historical Society Honoree, Virginia Kathryn Hefti. Photo Credit: Contributed

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- The Historical Society's Sept. 18 Gala at the 1835 Marble Schoolhouse in Bronxville will honor lifelong Westchester resident Anne Hutchinson-Bronxville Chapter DAR Member, Virginia Kathryn Hefti.

Hefti, whose ancestors rank among the most influential families in the history of New York State was also honored at The Bronxville Field Club in 2014. The widow of former Commissioner of Planning and Community Development Robert T. Hefti, who conceived and developed Lake Isle Country Club for the town. 

Muzzy, as she is known to friends and family, thrice served as Regent of the White Plains Chapter DAR, is a lifetime member of the DAR Officers Club, a member of the DAR Roundtable, a member of the Anne Hutchinson-Bronxville Chapter DAR, a member of the Westchester County Genealogical Society, and served as a Councillor to the New York State Chapter of the National Society Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America.

In addition to Mrs. Hefti being honored at the Gala, guests will also be treated to an educational performance by Jack Sherry, renowned in the historic community for his riveting and informative portrayal of Ben Franklin.

This special Sept. 18 event will begin with a cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m., followed by a dinner at 7:30 p.m. Event tickets are available to the public for $100 each. Tickets can also be purchased for the cocktail hour-only for $25 each. Please RSVP to the Historical Society by Sept. 12. If you are unable to attend the Sept. 18 event, but would like to show your support, contributions can be made directly to the Historical Society in honor of Virginia Kathryn Hefti.

For more information about the Historical Society or its exciting event, please call the Society at 914-309-6947 or email the Society at

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