New York State
Recreation & Park Society

The Friends Foundation Celebrates 30th Anniversary and Launches Fundraising Campaign June 2021

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the NYSRPS Friends Foundation.  The Friends Foundation was created in 1991 to allow members, fellow professionals, and the public to make charitable contributions (tax deductible) for the purpose of the advancement of the leisure services field.  The primary focus goals of “Friends” is to generate resources initiating educational scholarships and development opportunities for students pursuing careers in the leisure service field, to foster the advancement of research within the field of leisure services and afford the membership new opportunities for professional training and development. 

A preliminary kickoff for this fundraising campaign was held by NYSRPS Past Presidents and original Charter members. Thanks to the following individuals a total of $4,952 has been raised!

Paul Blake

Edean Casey

Linanne Conroy

Richard Crawford

Martin Denecke

James Donahue

Tom Kehoskie

Peggy Kenyon

Debra Keville

Daniel  McBride

Jeffrey Myers

Richard Rose

Joseph Stout

Mary Zimmermann

William Zimmermann

Please consider joining this generous group of individuals and donating to this worthwhile fund to help support student scholarships and the work that they do for leisure professionals.  Use the donation form below to make an on-line donation and write “Friends” in the comment section.

Enjoy the following announcement presented at this year's 2021 NYSRPS Virtual Annual Conference.

Thank you for your consideration of making a contribution to the Friends of NYSRPS.

All donations may be mailed or paid online using the information below.

Thank you very much, NYSRPS

Mailing Address:

New York State Recreation & Park Society

19 Roosevelt Drive, Suite 200

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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New York State Recreation & Park Society  501 C3 Not-for-Profit Organization

19 Roosevelt Drive, Suite 200 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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