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Heart and Soul Award Recipient

FRTP was an honored recipient of the 2016  Fonrose Wainwright Condit “Heart and Soul” award for its contributions to the community through it beautification efforts in Rye Town Park. 

New York State Citation honoring Friends of Rye Town Park

The award was instituted in 2013 and is presented annually by Wainwright House in Rye to recognize local individuals or groups who exemplify the advancement of human potential and serve humankind through spiritual, philosophical, and ecological paths.

SPRYE, a group of volunteers offering services and programs to enable members of the community to continue living in their homes; and Tao Porchon-Lynch, the 97-year-old grande dame of yoga and founder of the Westchester Institute of Yoga joined Friends as this year’s honorees.