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Posted on September 20, 2016

Sunrise is 6:47 a.m. Both approaches will be open. Come see the sunrise It is spectacular!

6:30-8:00 a.m.

Coffee and Bagels will be provided in Walkway’s Western Approach by The Bagel Shoppe in Fishkill.

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Posted on September 14, 2016

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Join us for Starry Starry Night on Friday, September 30th, and bid on your chance to win a Meet & Greet with Harry Connick Jr.! You will receive 4 tickets to a taping of Harry in New York City, signed memorabilia, and dinner for 2 at the Columbus Foundation. DON'T MISS OUT! Buy your tickets NOW!

Already purchased tickets? We have an incredible silent auction this year, and best of all—you can start bidding now! Visit our silent auction and check out all of our one-of-a-kind trips and Hudson Valley packages!

Bidding is easy, view this step-by-step guide to get set up!

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Lace up your shoes and get ready to make the Hudson Valley your gym during the next Get Fit Hudson Valley six-week challenge. The challenge is held from Sept. 10 to Oct. 22 and uses prize incentives to encourage participants to exercise in parks, fitness centers and more sites in Dutchess, Ulster and Putnam counties.

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Posted on August 29, 2016

Position Title: Executive Administrator
Reports To: Executive Director
FLSA Status: Full-time, 40 hours per week, exempt
Compensation: Competitive for nonprofit organizations with a staff of fewer than 10

Position Summary:
The Executive Administrator plays a vital role by performing the administrative tasks which enable the Executive Director (“ED”) and the organization to more effectively accomplish Walkway’s goals. The Administrator will efficiently manage projects, meetings, and events.  The Administrator will facilitate the ED’s daily and weekly work schedule, anticipate and prepare for calls, meetings and presentations. The Administrator will also provide support for the Development program. This position requires expert knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Dropbox, Go to Meeting, CRM database and other similar office management tools. The Administrator will have significant interaction with Walkway’s stakeholders: Board Members, Donors, Public Officials, Volunteers, Community Leaders, and the Media.

Learn more about the position and apply here

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Join Honorary Chairs Robert R. Dyson and Lucy R. Waletzky as we celebrate STARRY STARRY NIGHT on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Dennis Murray, President Emeritus of Marist College
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp.

Starry Starry Night is Walkway Over the Hudson's major fundraising event held on our anniversary weekend in the fall. Celebrate a dazzling evening high above the Hudson River! Enjoy creative fare from Lola's Cafe & Catering, acclaimed wines from Millbrook Vineyard & Winery, and craft beers from Half Time. On the Walkway's West Overlook, listen to live entertainment by Rich Hines & the Hillbilly Drifters, and end the night with an array of festive desserts and a stunning display of fireworks.

TICKETS ARE $175 (charitable, tax deductible portion is $100). PURCHASE TICKETS NOW!

Last year, we welcome over 450 people to share in the extraordinary celebration of our 6th anniversary.
The proceeds from the event play an instrumental role in promoting the Walkway as a world-class destination.

SPONSOR THE EVENT, and received advertising benefits, tickets to the event and more!

Bid on unique trips and Hudson Valley packages at our silent auction! Get a sneak peek of some the great items we will have available! AND Purchase tickets NOW for your chance to win a dining experience for 6 on the Walkway!

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"Through engaged stewardship and fundraising, we enhance the Walkway experience, support capital improvements, and deliver innovative programs that attract visitors and contribute to the economic vitality of the Hudson Valley."

Friday, September 30, 2016
6-10 pm

$175/ticket - ($100 charitable tax deductible)

Elevator Status

Summer Hours: 9am - 6:45pm For More Information Call 845-834-3641



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