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Rye Youth Council Raising $$$ with Maniacs

The Rye Youth Council is raising money with Maniacs. Actually, with 10,000 Maniacs.

10000 Maniacs RYC

Details on the fundraiser:

RYE, N.Y. (September 14, 2015) – Hoping to create “Days You’ll Remember”, the Rye Youth Council announced today that tickets are now on sale for its first ever Benefit Concert, featuring the alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs, at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester on November 20. Proceeds from the concert will support the social-emotional learning programs and services offered by the Rye Youth Council to the children and families in the community.

The evening’s festivities will begin at 7pm with a pre-concert party with an open bar, food, and a live and silent auction. 

This year the concert will replace the traditional RYC fundraiser, the annual MVP (honoring Rye’s Most Valuable People) Gala, usually held in January. Board President Lisa Dominici Faries emphasizes that the beloved Gala is sure to return in the future. 

For tickets and more information, please visit www.ryeyouthcouncil.org or email benefit@ryeyouthcouncil.org.

Benefit Committee:

Julie Anderson, Angie Gasparro, Lisa Hogan Luthringer (Co-Chairs); Nina Ackerman, Dwight Anderson, Shari Balaish, Alicia and Hunter Baldwin, Courtney and Peter Bennett, Lynn Biase, David Bluvol, Sharon Cammisa, Susanne Carroll, Allison Chader, Lisa Chen, Jen and Dan Chiaravalle, Kristin Degen, Nina Draddy, Karen and Nate Ebeling, Steve Fairchild, Lisa Dominici Faries, Mary Fitzgibbons, Julie and Eddie Friedman, Wendy and David Garfinkel, Paul Gasparro, Leigh Geller, Anne Gold, Jennifer Goldman, Valerie Gonzalez, Lois Goodner, Amy Gorman, Lora Greene, Liz Hartman, Cynthia Howard, Molly and Jud Howson, Kristin Jautz, Lisa Johnson, Ellie and Tim Kelly, Lisa Keegan, Heather and Neeraj Khemlani, Deborah and Jonathan Langer, Lisa Lonnegren, Mary Beth and James Lubeck, Elizabeth Lukes, Paul Luthringer, Aileen Lynch, Sandy Mayer, Rachelle Maritzen, Vickie McHugh, Karen Meyers, Lis and Barry Mitchell, Carol and Doug Moses, Patti Neave, Kendall Norton, Kim O’Connor, Lisa and Richard Pell, Katie Haynes Pepe, Lisa Sandler, Karen and Garth Schulz, Holly Simmons, Kassandra Souply, Sarah Snell, Joan Sullivan, Jennifer Swanson, Kathy Szabo, Kerry Tepedino, Ward Urban, Kelly and Doug Worman.

About the Rye Youth Council

The Rye Youth Council is an independent nonprofit organization, built on the belief that our children’s social and emotional well-being is essential to their academic and lifelong success. Our youth advocates offer programs that foster positive behavior, encourage social-emotional growth, and challenge students to see the world beyond themselves. We work closely with the schools, parents and community to create positive goals and to provide a safe, caring environment for all our young people.

About 10,000 Maniacs

One of the most critically acclaimed bands of the last three decades, the band 10,000 Maniacs was founded in the fall of 1981. Together with artists like R.E.M. they defined college rock and created the first wave of alternative rock bands and what became know as the alternative rock format on FM radio. By producing, manufacturing and marketing their own recordings, the 10,000 Maniacs were one of the original “indie” bands before signing with Elektra Records. For more information, please visit www.maniacs.com

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