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While spring is currently in the air as the late winter blooming plants including snow [...]

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Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meetnational quality standards for protecting [...]

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For Immediate Release

Judy Terlizzi 845 743 3187 The Putnam County Land Trusts invites the community to join [...]

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2019 Bluebell Festival – Saturday April 27th at DOB

            Come Join Us For the 2019 Bluebell Festival from [...]

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Saturday April 6th Celebrate PCLT’s 50th Anniversary

Share an evening with those who are committed to Protecting What Matters in Putnam County [...]

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March 24 – PCLT Sponsored Hike on DBM Preserve

Mar 24  Take a walk with PCLT on the DBM Preserve on Abbeyfield Lane in [...]

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Putnam County Residents Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Putnam County will hold a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Day for Putnam County residents [...]

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Call for Volunteers to Research Local History

Saturday, October 14 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Mahopac Library, the Putnam County Land Trust [...]

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Work done on Brandon Farm Preserve and Peach Lake Natural Area

This has been a busy weekend on PCLT preserves.  The stewardship council was busy installing [...]

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“The Bear Reality” from our friends at FrOGS…

Felicia Ortner, a Connecticut Master Wildlife Conservationist, will be giving an insight into the natural [...]

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PCLT Gets Some Airtime on Local Cable

PCLT recently sat down with “Locally Sourced”, a local cable public-access show that features local [...]

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On March 25th Putnam County Land Trust celebrates 48 years of protecting open space in your Big Back Yard

Brewster, NY — Putnam County Land Trust (PCLT) announces its Annual Benefit Dinner and Auction [...]

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Save the Date! Land Trust Dinner on March 25th

PCLT’s Annual Benefit Dinner will be Saturday, March 25th. This year, we are excited to [...]

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Support PCLT when you shop on Amazon.com!!

Holiday shopping is easy with Amazon’s Holiday Gift Guides. #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com for your holiday [...]

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New Video from LTA on the PCLT/OLC Collaboration

Check out this video created by Firefly Imageworks about how Putnam County Land Trust and [...]

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FrOGS 20th Annual Celebration of the Great Swamp

Our friends over a FrOGS are holding their 20th Annual Celebration of the Great Swamp. [...]

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PCLT Receives National Award

The Land Trust Alliance (LTA) has selected the Putnam County Land Trust and the Accredited [...]

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June 4th Hike with PCLT and Naturalist Jim Nordgren to celebrate National Trails Day

June 4th, 2016: In celebration of National Trails Day, Saturday June 4th, PCLT is holding [...]

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PCLT Seeking Board Members

The Putnam County Land Trust is seeking individuals to serve on its Board of Trustees. [...]

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Come Visit PCLT at Great Hollow Nature Preserve’s Grand Opening

Join our friends at Great Hollow Nature Preserve on May 1st at Noon for an [...]

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Bird House Building Event April 23rd

The Putnam County Land Trust is hosting a bird house building event on Saturday, April [...]

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Notice: Field Farmstead Preserve Temporarily Closed to Visitors

Due to construction on a nearby property (not owned by PCLT) and in the interest [...]

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Reservation Forms Now Available…

PCLT’s Annual Benefit Dinner and Auction will be April 16th, 20016. Get your tickets now [...]

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“WILDFLOWERS OF THE GREAT SWAMP” APRIL 10TH at 1 PM

Brought to you by our friends at FrOGS… Carol Gracie, engaging speaker, retired botanist of [...]

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Save the Date! April 16, 2016 is our Annual Benefit Dinner

Mark your calendars! The 2016 PCLT Annual Benefit Dinner & Auction will be Saturday, April [...]

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More of the Great Swamp’s Ice Pond Basin Preserved

More of the Great Swamp is now available for the enjoyment and benefit of future [...]

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Congress votes to make tax incentive permanent | Land Trust Alliance

Congress votes to make tax incentive permanent | Land Trust Alliance.

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Skate in Your Big Back Yard Nov 22nd

PCLT is hosting a community and family skating event on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at [...]

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Come Visit PCLT’s Tophill Preserve This Weekend!

The Adirondacks? Three hours away. The Catskills? Two hours. Harriman State Park? One hour. Top Hill Preserve? In [...]

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Meet the newest PCLT Board Members!

Elected to the board during the 2015 annual meeting were Joe Harrison, Bill Roll, and [...]

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Conservation Partners Work Together to Permanently Protect Five PCLT Properties

The Putnam County Land Trust, in conjunction with its conservation partners Westchester Land Trust (WLT) [...]

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Great Swamp Watershed Conservation Groups Invite Landowners to a Neighborhood Gathering

On Sunday, July 12 2015, PCLT, along with five other conservation organizations, will co-host a [...]

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From Our Friends at PARC’s Free to Speak Self Advocacy Group…

The Free to Speak Self Advocacy Group at PARC has been a wonderful help to [...]

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PCLT SEEKS BOARD MEMBER APPLICANTS

The Putnam County Land Trust is seeking individuals who support the concept of open space [...]

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Volunteers Needed for May 9th Trail Work Parties…

Well, spring has finally sprung (my daffodils are actually blooming!) and we have some exciting [...]

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PCLT “Breakfast with the Birds” and our BLUEBELL FESTIVAL on May 2nd

Brewster, NY — Blue Bells are the blue flowers that carpet the forest floor in [...]

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ANNOUNCING THIS YEAR’S HONOREES FOR PCLT’S 46TH ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT DINNER & AUCTION

Brewster, NY — The Putnam County Land Trust is pleased to announce this year’s honorees, [...]

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“Explore Ice Pond” Presentation on March 25th

Presentation by the Putnam County Land Trust, Friend of the Great Swamp and the Patterson [...]

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Tradelands in Action

PCLT’s vision of preserving a large portion of the Ice Pond Basin originated 20 years [...]

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PCLT Dinner and Auction are April 18th, 2015. Save the Date!!!!

Go get your calendar and reserve April 18th for PCLT’s 46th Anniversary Dinner & Auction. [...]

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Come out for Trail Work on Nov 15th!

Do you like to work outdoors? Do you like to hike?  Putnam County Land Trust is [...]

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You’re Invited to the Opening Ceremony of the Diverting Reservoir Trail…

PUTNAM COUNTY LAND TRUST AND NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ANNOUNCE COMPLETION OF [...]

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Work Party Prepares the New Diverting Reservoir Trail

Volunteers from the ranks of Concerned Residents of Southeast (CRSE), Putnam County Land Trust (PCLT) and some [...]

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Conservation Partners Hold Ribbon Cutting for 115-Acre Dextra Baldwin McGonagle Preserve in Patterson, NY

In a unique public-private partnership, Putnam County Land Trust (PCLT), Westchester Land Trust (WLT) and [...]

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Eagles Soar on PCLT Preserves…

Scouts work on PCLT Preserves over the years. Sorry, this isn’t a newsflash of a [...]

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Butterfly Walk in Dover with FrOGS and OLC…

Brought to you by our friends at FrOGS and the Oblong Land Conservancy: Butterfly Walk [...]

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Come Sailing With Us!

TICKETS NOW ON SALE!!!! Tickets are $50 per person.  Space is extremely limited, and tickets are [...]

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Check out the new Danner Preserve Video

PCLT Member and Steward David Chau has created the second TRAILers video, this one is [...]

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PCLT & Oblong Land Conservancy Receive “Catalyst” Grant

Local Conservation Groups Benefit from State Conservation Initiative Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced in April [...]

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“Trail Blitz” Work Party Volunteers Needed June 1st…

  …AT THE ROBERT & JOSEPHINE KOESTNER PRESERVE The Putnam County Land Trust (PCLT) is [...]

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Looking for New Boardmembers

Five former Putnam County Land Trust boardmembers  were recently awarded Emeritus status as they “retired” [...]

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PCLT Awarded $9,000 Grant

On April 24th Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $1.4 million in Conservation Partnership Program grants [...]

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Remembering Denis Castelli & Karen Correll

PCLT lost two great friends in April.  Denis Castelli and Karen Correll both passed away, [...]

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Birding with Dr. Jim Utter, Director of FrOGS April 26th

From our friends over at FrOGS: This coming Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 9am, join [...]

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PCLT Bluebell Festival on May 3rd!

Brewster, NY — Blue Bells are the blue flowers that carpet the forest floor in [...]

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PCLT Protects an Additional 222 Acres!

The past few weeks and months have been a whirlwind of activity at PCLT.  Four [...]

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Celebrating 1000 Acres, 45 Years, 5 Emeritus Trustees & Stewardship

The Putnam County Land Trust invites anyone interested in land preservation in Putnam County to [...]

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Upcoming FrOGS Events

There are a few great events coming up, sponsored by our friends at FrOGS: Turtles! [...]

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New Video by PCLT Member

David Zhou, PCLT member and preserve steward, has released his first video of PCLT’s preserves. [...]

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Help Us Win a $2,500 Grant by Voting for PCLT

PCLT has applied for a grant from MVP Healthcare.  Winners will be determined based on [...]

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MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW!

Happy New Year everyone!  And now that its 2014, PCLT’s annual dinner & auction fundraiser [...]

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An Invitation From Our Friends at FrOGS…

Join the Celebration! 362 Acre Acquisition – Protects Environmentally Sensitive Haviland Hollow Brook! Please join [...]

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KNOW ANY GIRL SCOUTS LOOKING FOR A GOLD OR SILVER PROJECT?

Know any Girls Scouts looking for an idea for their Gold or Silver Award?  Christine [...]

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WHERE DO ANIMALS GO IN WINTER?

Our friends over at FrOGS (Friends of the Great Swamp) are hosting a special program [...]

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From the Trails: Pics of the Moss Walk

Attendees of  the Moss Walk with Dr. William Buck were treated to a beautiful day [...]

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STAFFING THE PCLT BOOTH AT THE FrOGS ART SHOW!

PCLT Member Andrew Falk with PCLT Trustees Susan Horan and Karen Bond at the FrOGS [...]

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Come Visit PCLT at the FrOGS Art Show

OCTOBER 26TH & 27TH, 2013 ABOVE:  At the 2012 FrOGS Art Show:  A group of [...]

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“Moss Walk” Now On for October 20th

The long-awaited Moss Walk with Bill Buck is set for October 20th at 1pm.  We’ve [...]

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Fall Canoe Trips with FrOGS!

A notice from our neighbors at Friends of the Great Swamp (FrOGS):   Friends of the [...]

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Save the date! April 5th, 2014 is PCLT’s 45th Anniversary Benefit Dinner & Auction

The event will be held at the Starr Ridge Banquet and Conference Center at 38 [...]

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OCT 6TH MOSS WALK POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The October 6th Moss Walk is postponed until further notice due to travel.  Check our [...]

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PCLT ANNUAL MEETING THIS SUNDAY!!!

The Putnam County Land Trust will hold its annual membership meeting on Sunday, September 8th [...]

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A GREAT TIME AT THE 4H FAIR THIS WEEKEND

PCLT was at this weekend’s 4H Fair at Putnam County Veterans Park.  If you were [...]

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MOSS WALK OCT 6TH WITH DR. WILLIAM BUCK

The Putnam County Land Trust is sponsoring a program on the Amazing World of Mosses [...]

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PCLT’S NEW VIDEO!!!

PCLT has a new video, produced by former PCLT boardmember Laura Staley, and Stuart Staley [...]

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PCLT IN LAND TRUST ALLIANCE’S NATIONAL MAGAZINE

The Land Trust Alliance(LTA) is a national conservation organization whose mission is , “To save [...]

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PUTNAM COUNTY LAND TRUST SEEKS BOARDMEMBER CANDIDATES

The Putnam County Land Trust is seeking candidates for its Board. Individuals who support the [...]

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2013 Benefit Dinner & Auction Pics!

The 2013 PCLT dinner was a great success. Great food, great people and great cause. [...]

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Pics from PCLT at Birds of Prey Day

Click her to visit our photo album on Facebook of the June 2nd, 2013 Birds [...]

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PCLT RECEIVES $7500 GRANT

Putnam County Land Trust was awarded a $7500 grant as part of a public-private partnership [...]

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BIRDS, BLOOMS & BARK! This weekend…

PCLT board member John Vangor will lead a program on Saturday May 11th called Birds, [...]

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JOIN PCLT & PARC FOR A WORK PARTY 4/27 ON LINDERA LOOP TRAIL

The Free to Speak Self-Advocacy Group from PARC has adopted the Lindera Loop Trail as [...]

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APRIL 7TH ‘MOSS WALK’ POSTPOSED DUE TO INJURY

Due to an injury, the Moss Walk with Dr. William Buck scheduled for next Sunday, [...]

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SENATOR BALL PRESENTS PROCLAMATION TO EAGLE SCOUT WHO WORKED ON PCLT PRESERVE

Senator Greg Ball  (Patterson – R, C, I) presented Robert Firriolo Jr. of Troop 440 [...]

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PAUL KUPCHOK TO RECEIVE LEADERSHIP-IN-GIVING AWARD

Two Putnam residents will be honored for their contributions to environmental conservation and education during [...]

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VICTOR GROSSMAN TO RECEIVE BLUE HERON AWARD

Two Putnam residents will be honored for their contributions to environmental conservation and education during [...]

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EXPLORING BURDICK PRESERVE

You may have seen the front page article in a recent edition of the Putnam [...]

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SEND US YOUR PHOTOS!

Send Us Your Photos!  PCLT is asking for photos that PCLT members and the public [...]

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NEW DRIVEWAY AT PCLT HEADQUARTERS

The new driveway at the Dorrie O’Brien House will allow access to the Lindera Loop [...]

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“MODEL FOREST” PRESENTATION AT FrOGS MEETING

Chris Hendershot will speak about Clearpool’s Model Forest at FrOGS (Friends of the Great Swamp) Annual [...]

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PCLT’S 44th ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT DINNER & AUCTION WILL BE APRIL 13, 2013

Join in the celebration as Putnam County Land Trust marks 44 years of preserving open [...]

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PCLT ANNOUNCES ITS 29th PRESERVE!

The Putnam County Land Trust (PCLT) recently announced it has received a donation of approximately [...]

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PCLT’s 2013 Benefit Dinner & Auction – April 13, 2013

Save the Date Don’t miss out on the fun! Plan to attend PCLT’s Annual Benefit [...]

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October Saturday Morning Programs

The Saturday Morning Programs in October will take place on October 6th and October 27th.  [...]

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Up Close and Personal with the Creatures of the Great Swamp

FrOGS presents “Up Close and Personal with the Creatures of the Great Swamp:  Snakes, Turtles and [...]

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PCLT Annual Membership Meeting

The annual membership meeting of the Putnam County Land Trust will be held on Sunday, [...]

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September 2012 First and Third Saturdays

The September First Saturday for Native Plant Identification,  will be moved to September 8th because of [...]

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PCLT First and Third Saturday Morning Program!

Putnam County Land Trust  First and Third Saturday Morning Program The Putnam County Land Trust is [...]

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PCLT’s 2012 Benefit Dinner and Auction

Saturday, April 21, 2012 – 5:30 PM 43rd Anniversary Dinner and Auction Starr Ridge Banquet [...]

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