FCWC's 50th Anniversary Gala

A Celebration to Commemorate 50 Years of

Protecting Westchester's Environment


September 26, 2015

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Our Honorees







Federated Conservationists of Westchester County is immensely grateful to all of those who made this spectacular night possible. Thank you to our sponsors, donors, attendees, honrees, and of course the FCWC staff and board of directors. Your passion for the environment is inspiring and we cannot wait for the next 50 years! 


The evening featured a silent auction, delicious hors d'oeuvres, live music, inspirational environmental leaders, and good friends. Scroll down to see more about how the night went!




















Tributes to FCWC


We had two video playing on loop during the event. The first features Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org and main leader behind the 2014 People's Climate March, submitted a special video to our organization. He spoke to the increased need for active members of the environmental community and praised the work being done by out three honorees. The second video was a collection of statements from a number of our most active supporters. They touched on what it means to be a part of FCWC and what it means to be a part of Westchester's environmental community.


Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org and orchestrator behind the 2015 Climate March dedicated this special video tribute to FCWC’s 50th Anniversary Gala and honorees.

What Make's FCWC Special?

This compilation of videos shows the impact this local organization has made on its communityl

A Night to Remember


The event featured a silent auction, delicious hors’devours, live music, inspirational environmental leaders, and good friends.

Take a peak through our gallery to see a little more!





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Raising a Virtual Glass with Twitter Toasts


To save resources this year FCWC opted out of a traditional bennefit journal and instead offered a chance for supporters to make a 'Twitter Toast.' These small notes of congratulations scrolled on a screen during the event and were live-tweeted on our Twitter Account.





Check back soon for our twitter toasts

Special Thank You to Our Sponsors!



Evergreen Sponsors

Dogwood Sponsors

In Kind Sponsors

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