GREENBURGH, N.Y. - The Greenburgh Nature Center wail host its first Golf Outing & Reception to raise funding for programs and service projects over the next year at Scarsdale Golf Club in Hartsdale on Sept. 23.
The event is sponsored in part by Fidelity Investments, Kawasaki Rail Car Inc., Houlihan Lawrence and Hartsdale Rotary Club.
Golfers may organize a foursome and enjoy a day of golf, on-course contests, lunch and an evening reception with a silent auction, awards, and prizes. The cost per person for golf and reception $400 and the cost per person for reception only is $100.
Sponsors may support the Greenburgh Nature Center by sponsoring lunch or dinner, a hole on the course, practice green, driving range or one of several contests. Non-golfers may purchase a group of tickets for the same-day evening reception and silent auction.
The driving range will open at 10:30 a.m. and players may sign in and register at 11 a.m. Guests will be treated to lunch on the course, opportunities for raffles, and participation in competitive games. The day will end with a reception which will include awarding of prizes, music, and an opportunity to bid on Silent Auction items.
The Greenburgh Nature Center is a 33-acre woodland preserve with trails, a pond, gardens, a playground, and outdoor animal exhibits, including a birds of prey aviary. The indoor exhibits include a live animal museum with over 100 specimens, exhibit areas focusing on nature and the environment, a greenhouse with botanical exhibits, and a gift shop. The Scarsdale Golf Club and Greenburgh Nature Center have mutual roots dating back to the early 1900’s when Dr. Lewis Morris, a wildlife enthusiast and founding member of the Golf Club, purchased the Nunataks property for his weekend retreat. His home, built of stone quarried on the property, is the current “Manor House” and cornerstone of the Greenburgh Nature Center. Those who wish to may donate merchandise for golfer gift bags, game and contest prizes, and/or for the silent auction; donations can include actual items, gift cards, sporting events or lessons, and professional services. To reserve a spot in the 1st Annual Greenburgh Nature Center Golf Outing, go to the Center's website to sign up. For questions or additional information, call 914.723-3470 or email.
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