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2014-09-18 23:01:59

United Way also honors Spirit Award winners and Ruth Taylor Scholarship awardees at 52nd Annual Meeting Putnam County, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 A sold-out crowd of more than 300 Putnam and Westchester residents, community advocates, and volunteers supported United Way of Westchester and Putnam at the 6th annual “Best Chefs and Fine Wines” event Monday, Sept. 15. Proceeds from the event will help support United Way’s health initiatives in Westchester and Putnam, such as...

2014-07-11 16:22:48

PATTERSON, N.Y., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Putnam County Wine & Food Fest is proud to announce the lineup for its 4(th) annual event. This two-day festival will be held on August 2 and 3, 2014, at the Grounds of the Patterson Flea Market (3161 Route 22, Patterson, NY). The Fest will highlight Putnam's most renowned wine producers, feature world-class culinary professionals, food, arts and crafts, fresh produce, local and international artists and even a flea market. The...

2013-10-31 23:26:02

United Way of Westchester and Putnam bestows Spirit Awards at 51st Annual Meeting Rye Brook, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 United Way of Westchester and Putnam honored volunteers and organizations from across the community at its 51st Annual Meeting on October 29th which coincided with the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. They celebrated "Lives Rebuilt" by recognizing year-round supporters, discussing progress made on key community issues, and honoring those who supported...

2013-10-16 23:18:28

Annual Meeting Coincides with One-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy Rye Brook, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 United Way of Westchester and Putnam invites the community to its 51st Annual Meeting on October 29th, which coincides with the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. They will be celebrating "Lives Rebuilt" by recognizing year-round supporters, discussing progress made on key community issues, and honoring those who supported our neighbors during and after Hurricane...

2013-08-22 23:18:08

The Leadership Alliance is open to leaders in county government, municipal departments, school districts and private businesses, and will be taught by former leaders from the private and public sectors who are now professors at Mercy College. Dobbs Ferry, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Mercy College and Putnam County, NY have partnered to form The Leadership Alliance, which provides educational programs for Putnam County leaders. The Leadership Alliance is open to leaders in county...

2013-07-22 23:22:16

Patryk Larney, who wrote the anthem for the Save the Putnam Trail campaign, will be performing at the Bitter End on Bleecker Street on Tuesday, July 23, at 9:30 p.m. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Save the Putnam Trail, the grassroots group dedicated to preserving the converted railroad bed that runs through New York City’s Van Cortlandt Park, is pleased to announce that in addition to performing from his regular repertoire, Patryk Larney will talk about the Putnam Trail campaign...

2013-07-18 23:22:16

Volunteers from The River Community Church in Hartland began a two-part remodel project at the Putnam House of Eagle Village last week. (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Being in residential care for portions or most of your early years can be difficult, challenging, scary, and lonely. Eagle Village strives to create a family group-home type atmosphere for the young people who come through their residential program. With the help of a new partnership with The River Community Church in Hartland,...

2013-05-14 23:33:32

“The fight to defend the Putnam Trail is a fight for the right of working people to the most basic social necessity - access to nature.” - Rita Freed New York, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Save the Putnam Trail is a grassroots group dedicated to preserving the converted railroad bed that runs through New York City´s Van Cortlandt Park. This unique natural environment may become a thing of the past if the Parks Department goes ahead with its plans to pave over the trail. The...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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