Kingston Land Trust to hold annual benefit

The Kingston Land Trust hosts its annual benefit and mixer event at the Stockade Tavern located at 313 Fair Street in uptown Kingston on Sunday, December 4th 2011 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. 

Kingston’s urban land trust will update the community on Kingston’s rail trails, urban farming and other exciting initiatives and host special guests Steve Rosenberg of Scenic Hudson and Mark Castiglione of the Hudson River Valley Greenway.

Kingston –  On Sunday, December 4th, 2011 the Kingston Land Trust, Kingston’s Urban Trust, will host its annual benefit and holiday mixer at the Stockade Tavern located at 313 Fair Street in uptown Kingston.

The group boasts an impressive year with grant awards from the National Park Service, Hudson River Valley Greenway, Land Trust Alliance, Park & Trails New York and the City of Kingston’s CDBG, all of which will help to build capacity and bring attention to their projects such as a Rail Trail System with a ‘Midtown Hub’, urban farming and practices, protecting and preserving open space and historic sites and to be a strong partner in helping to devise a park conservancy strategy in Kingston.

Special guest speakers will include Steve Rosenberg, Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Scenic Hudson and the Scenic Hudson Land Trust on ‘Hudson Valley Farms and Agriculture’ and Mark Castiglione, Acting Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway on ‘Trails, Kingston and the Hudson Valley’.

A $30 donation is recommended and light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

For more information, contact Rebecca Martin, Executive Director of the Kingston Land Trust at 845/877-LAND (5263). To contribute to their year end match challenge, visit www.kingstonlandtrust.org

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