RYC Spring Benefit

Thank you to all who attended our  virtual benefit.  We hope you enjoyed seeing RYC in action and to hearing Grown & Flown co-founders talk about parenting during this challenging time. Thank you for reaffirming that even apart, we are BETTER TOGETHER!  

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Featuring Grown and Flown co-founders

Thank you to Mary Dell Harrington and Lisa Heffernan, co-founders of Grown & Flown, the #1 site for parenting tweens, teens and young adults. Mary Dell and Lisa will talked about Parenting During COVID-19 and answered our questions, real-time. 

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Honoring Kristin jautz


Celebrating Kristin for her Commitment to Community

 Rye is a community composed of countless individuals who are dedicated to helping others, and among those, Kristin Jautz' star shines brightly. 

Here are some of the ways Kristin has given and supported our community:

  • She’s managed soccer teams, was an art docent in classrooms, and of course worked all the school fairs. 
  • She is an active member of Rye Presbyterian Church,  as an Elder,  Chair of the Stewardship Campaign, Stephen Minister and on the board of their Women’s Association.
  • She co-founder (with Catherine Parker and Sarah Goddard) of Zero Waste Day in conjunction with Westchester County;
  • She volunteers for Helping Hands and 5 Steps to Five where she currently is a board members,

Kristin served on the Board of the Rye Youth Council for many  years, two as its president and many as its marketing specialist. She remains an avid supporter, advocate and friend of the organization today. 


Thank you to our sponsor: City of Rye PBA

 The City of Rye PBA is committed to preserving the health, safety and welfare of all of its members and to continue to encourage and strengthen relationships between its members and the residents of the City of Rye. The PBA does this by promoting and encouraging sociability, morality and athletics; indoor and outdoor sports; amusements and entertainments and most importantly by helping those in need. 

City of Rye PBA is a strong supporter of the youth in our community.  Rye Youth Council is grateful for its commitment to the youth and families in our community. 

Better together committee members


Thank you to our Committee Members & Friends of the Rye Youth Council

Christine Anderson, Maureen Angelastro, Alicia Baldwin, Stephanie Batesky,  Monica Brenner, 

Erin Buckley, Sharon Cammisa, Teresa Cetina, Allison Chader,  Elissa DiGiulio, Missie Fahey,

Stephen Fairchild, Mary Fitzgibbons, Kim Forman, Jonita Geelen, Amy Gorman, Joanna Gressin,

Jen Griffiths, Rosemary Hochberg, Emily Hurd, Susan Janart, Angela Kosinski, Laura Kovacs, 

Jessica Lodato, Lisa Hogan Luthringer, Ann Maghalhaes, Jackie Mazzilli, Valerie Gonzalez Molina,

Jennifer Reisner, Elena Sherman, Stephanie Spierings, Marissa Swann, Elisabeth Thorington, 

Daryl Woolsey, Marnie White