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Rockland Family Shelter’s 31st Annual Harvest Auction

by Terri Kayden

Come to Rockland Family Shelter’s 31st Annual Harvest Auction on Saturday, October 16 at the newly renovated Dellwood Country Club in New City, NY. The evening will include a served sit-down dinner, silent auction and live auction.

This year’s event features an exciting line-up of auction items including: a Kids Baseball Clinic led by Derek Jeter; special, autographed, memorabilia from the set of Avatar; golfing with a PGA Professional at Vero Beach; hors d’oeuvres for 15 prepared by Hudson House Executive Chef Christopher Dunn; a week in South Africa, a private tour of Stone Barns on the spectacular Rockefeller estate, a week on Nantucket and a cooking party in your home for your child and 11 friends and many more.

The RFS Auction has something for everyone’s taste and budget ‘€“ don’t miss this opportunity to bring home something special or win a unique experience while supporting a vital community organization.

RFS is delighted to welcome guest celebrity Auctioneer Lorraine Bracco.

Those who cannot attend the Auction and dinner have an opportunity to show their support for the Rockland Family Shelter and help sustain vital programs and services by placing a listing in the 31st Harvest Auction Journal (gifts of $50 and over include a Journal business directory listing).

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 6p at New City’s Dellwood Country Club. The cost is $90 per person, or $900 for a table of 12 which includes a complimentary journal entry. All proceeds fund Rockland Family Shelter programs and services.

RSVP to Lea Carnevali at 845-634-3391 or by visiting

About Rockland Family Shelter

Rockland Family Shelter is a non-profit, grass roots organization serving survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. RFS’s mission is to offer services and support that promote safety for women and children while challenging and changing the social systems that tolerate and perpetuate violence and oppression against women and others who are oppressed.

In a society where gender-based violence is an historically rooted and pervasive reality, RFS is committed to offering services that are relevant and respectful to the diverse communities we serve. It is the vision of RFS to help create a society in which all individuals can live with dignity and equality, free from fear, violence and oppression.

Nyack People & Places, a weekly series that features photos and profiles of citizens and scenes near Nyack, NY, is sponsored by Sun River Health.

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