With temperatures over ninety degrees, it felt like a midsummer night. But gorgeous waterfront breezes from Long Island Sound kept all the committee members for the 25th Anniversary Jay Soiree Kickoff Party blissfully cool! Co-Chairs Kelly Bakshi, Angie Nadler, Kingsley Rooney and Kathryn Schnaars welcomed a fabulous group to plan ahead for this fall’s historic occasion – the anniversary of when restoration of John Jay’s country seat in Rye first began in 1992.
Today the National Historic Landmark site is flourishing and abuzz with activity from a new wildflower meadow to new gardens and a soon to be rehabilitated 1917 Tennis House. Attendees broke out sleeveless shifts, flowing pants and elegant sandals. raising over $25,000 in advance underwriting for the gala over proseco and strawberries.
Save the Date for the 25th Anniversary Jay Soiree on October 21, 2017! Underwriting opportunities still available. All donors will be featured in the 25th Anniversary Program.
Photos by Cutty McGill