OSSINING, N.Y. -- Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining hosted its annual benefit on Sept. 20 at Sleepy Hollow Country Club with 230 guests in attendance.
Honoring two of its most loyal and committed board members, Dorry Swope and Charlie Roberto, the evening was a celebration of their contributions to Teatown as well as Teatown’s work in the community throughout the year.
The event raised $300,000 to support Teatown’s mission of inspiring the community to lifelong environmental stewardship.
Several students from Teatown’s Environmental Science Academy presented their science projects as the guests enjoyed the cocktail hour. Guests engaged the students in conversation about various environmental issues. Highlights from the event included video footage presented by Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Andy Young and Susan Todd of Archipelago Films.
Kevin Carter, Teatown’s executive director, said, “It was an incredible night. We are so grateful to have such a committed group of supporters from throughout the region joining together for a common cause.”
Teatown Lake Reservation is an environmental education organization with a 1,000-acre private, not-for-profit nature preserve in Westchester County. More information about Teatown is at www.teatown.org.
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