Catskill Center celebrates at the Peekamoose Restaurant with their Annual Gathering

ARKVILLE, NY  July 3, 2017 —  July 15th, the Catskill Center will be hosting their 2017 Summer Gathering at the Peekamoose Restaurant and Tap Room.  

Every year, the Center sets aside a day to honor individuals whose work benefits the Catskill Park and the entire Catskill region, review accomplishments of the year past and discuss the Center's plans for the future.

This year, the Catskill Center will be celebrating Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Kathy Moser, with the Alf Evers Award for Excellence in recognition for her commitment to outdoor recreation opportunities and communities in Catskill Park.

Former Catskill Center Board of Directors Chair, H. Claude Shostal will be honored with the 2017 Ginsberg Award for his years of service. The Catskill Center will also recognize Douglas Hamilton with the Volunteer Recognition Award for his 18 years of exceptional volunteer service throughout the Catskill Park and with the Catskill Fire Tower Project.

“We are thrilled to be hosting a full-house at the Peekamoose Restaurant and acknowledging the exceptional efforts of our honorees at the Summer Gathering,” stated Jeff Senterman, Executive Director of the Catskill Center. “We are also very thankful to the Margaretville Telephone Company for sponsoring the Summer Gathering.”

The Summer Gathering offers a rare opportunity to enjoy a farm-to-table lunch at the Peekamoose Restaurant and Tap Room in Big Indian, New York.

For more information about the Summer Gathering, please visit or contact the Catskill Center at 845-586-2611 or



Kathy Moser

Kathy Moser

Peekamoose - Big Indian, NY

Peekamoose - Big Indian, NY

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