Mt Kisco, NY – (September 10, 2013) –Mount Kisco Child Care Center (MKCCC) will host its 9th Annual Feed Me Fresh: An Edible Evening event on Saturday, September 28, 2013 beginning at 6:00pm. The flagship fundraiser will once again be hosted by Eric Hadar at Ivanna Farms in Bedford Corners, NY. The Honorary Co- Chairs are Beverley & Sabin Streeter and Twink & Jim Wood. Kelly Sullivan, of Quaker Hill Tavern in Chappaqua, is this year’s Event Chair.
This year’s honorees are Dottie Jordan, Executive Director at MKCCC, the late Grace Marwell and the Marwell Family. Mrs. Jordan is retiring after nearly 30 years as Executive Director of MKCCC. Mrs. Marwell was a founding member of the Mount Kisco Child Care Center. As a board member and volunteer, Mrs. Marwell guided the mission and set the high standards for care and programs at MKCCC. The Marwell family has generously supported MKCCC for over four decades. David Griff, MKCCC’s President of the Board of Directors notes: “Over forty years ago, Grace Marwell shared a vision to provide high quality child care to working families in our area. Under Dottie’s leadership, MKCCC has become the preeminent child care center in Westchester County. Thousands of children and working families have benefitted from her tireless dedication, and the vision of Mrs. Marwell and the Marwell family continues.”
As a tribute to MKCCC’s innovative Feed Me Fresh nutrition curriculum and farm-to-table philosophy, the evening will feature tastings from many of Westchester’s top restaurants, including: Belizzi; Captain Lawrence Brewing Company; Frannie’s Goodie Shop; La Tulipe Desserts; Ladle of Love/Café of Love; Lexington Square Café; MKCCC’s own “Feed Me Fresh” Kitchen; Mount Kisco Seafood; Pour Café and Wine Bar; Quaker Hill Tavern; Peter Pratt’s Inn; Silver Spoon Catering; Skinny Buddha; and Village Social. Guests will also enjoy a lively Blue Grass band, open bar and fabulous live and silent auctions.
To date, event sponsors include Curtis Instruments, Mary Farley, Eric Hadar, Barbara & Paul Jenkel, The Marwell Family, Rebecca & Arthur Samberg, Janet Schloat, Ken & Nancy Stein, Beverley & Sabin Streeter, Valerie Tripp, and Barbara Trotta.
Tickets are available for $200 per person. For information about tickets, donations, and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Christine Meyer, Development Director, at 914.241.2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Mount Kisco Child Care Center: Mount Kisco Child Care Center is a non-profit, NAEYC-accredited childcare facility serving families in Northern Westchester since 1971. MKCCC provides exceptional and affordable early care and education to a diverse group of children from three months to eleven years of age. Experienced and professional teachers, an innovative curriculum, unique programs, such as the JEWEL Intergenerational Program and Feed Me Fresh, (our garden-to-table, sustainable nutrition program), and a state of the art facility contribute to create an exceptional early childhood education experience.
MKCCC is located at 95 Radio Circle, Mount Kisco, NY. For additional information, please visit www.mkccc.org. or call (914) 241-2135. Follow MKCCC on www.facebook.com/MKCCC and www.twitter.com/MKCCC10549 for the latest news and updates.