FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Kimberly Hawkey to Headline Catskill Center Fall Gala

Plus the unveiling of the Future CIC

October 28, 2017 ARKVILLE, NY — The Catskill Center will feature Kimberly Hawkey of Elvanelle Music during its 2017 Fall Gala.

On Saturday, October 21, the Catskill Center will host the Fall Gala at the Catskill Interpretive Center (CIC) in Mount Tremper, New York. The evening’s activities include music, food and drink, unveiling new plans for the CIC, and enjoy- ing good company, The Gala is a benefit the CIC, the first and only visitor information center dedicated to the Catskill Park.

During the Gala, jazz singer Kimberly Hawkey will perform with her three-person band—Kimberly’s joy in traditional jazz promises to make for a wonderful evening. The Gala will also feature a roaming supper by Ate O Ate Catering. and the unveiling of designs for new exhibits at the CIC.

Guests will be treated to a peek into the creative minds of Greg Mihalko and the design firm Partner & Partners, who will present the concept for new CIC exhibits, interactive displays and a fresh new interior.

The Catskill Interpretive Center’s mission is to help visitors and residents discover the many attractions, activities, and natural resources available throughout the Catskill Park and region. The CIC is a partnership of the NYS Depart- ment of Environmental Conservation and the Catskill Center. It is operated by the Catskill Center, a nonprofit organi- zation who operates the facility thanks to individual donations, grant funding, and the hard work of many volunteers.

The Catskill Center is thrilled to have Emily Fisher chair the Fall Gala Honorary Committee and have many generous supporters join the committee.

The Fall Gala is possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Margaretville Telephone Company and many local businesses.

The Fall Gala will be held at the Catskill Interpretive Center in Mount Tremper, New York, on Saturday October 21 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM. For more information please contact the Catskill Center at, 845-586-2611,






Since 1969, the Catskill Center has been a major advocate and participant in nourishing the environmental and eco- nomic health of the New York state Catskill Mountains.