Monday, September 7, 2009

Arts & Edibles: A Fundraiser for Lexington Center for Recovery


  Two trolleys will be making the rounds from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, stopping at several Mount Kisco restaurants that will be offering samples. There will also be artwork from Hudson Valley artist for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the Lexington Center for Recovery

All the info — including the participating resturants — in a press release after the jump.

Lexington Center for Recovery to Host Arts & Edibles in Memory of Jonathan D. Pfeffer
Second annual fundraiser to support Lexington Center for Recovery

Lexington Center for Recovery (LCR) will host its 2nd annual fundraiser, Arts & Edibles in Memory of Jonathan D. Pfeffer, on Sunday, September 13, 2009. Jonathan D. Pfeffer was a young friend who was lost too soon. This year’s event will honor his memory.

Proceeds generated from the event will help Lexington Center for Recovery raise awareness and funds to support its mission: to assure that the needs of those affected by substance abuse are addressed in a holistic approach to service delivery with the recognition that successful recovery comes with a loving circle of support.

Arts & Edibles will begin at 24 Smith Avenue, Mount Kisco, at 2 p.m. and continue until 6 p.m. Two trolleys will wind around the trail, making stops at various local restaurants at which attendees may dine on tasty treats. While enjoying the local cuisine, trolley riders can browse and purchase artwork from Hudson Valley artists on display at each location.

Participating restaurants include A Taste of Jamaica, Basilico Pizza and Pasta, Big Apple Bagels, Café of Love, FAB, La Camelia, Lefteris Gyro, Lexington Square Café, Mango Cafe, Passage to India, Piero’s, Spinelli’s, Starbucks, Taste of Jamaica, Temptation Tea House, The Fish Cellar, Tuscan Oven, Via Vanti!, and Woody’s on Main.

Tickets cost $35 prior to the event and $40 at the door. To purchase tickets, please call 914.666.0191.

To learn more about substance use and abuse and the recovery process, call Lexington Center for Recovery at 914.666.0191 or visit

LCR’s Westchester County clinics and programs are located in Mount Kisco, NY; New Rochelle, NY; Yonkers, NY; White Plains, NY; and Peekskill, NY. The agency’s Dutchess County clinics are located in Poughkeepsie and Beacon, NY. Rockland County treatment facilities are located in Airmont and Haverstraw, NY. For additional information, call 914.666.0191 or visit

About LCR: Lexington Center for Recovery is one of the largest providers of alcohol and substance abuse treatment in the Hudson Valley. It has treated more than 60,000 people in its 27-year history and has 18 distinct programs throughout Westchester, Dutchess and Rockland counties. A vital community resource, LCR eliminates barriers to entry and success in an alcohol and substance abuse recovery program by providing support services to clients and their families. Its innovative programs are affordable and aimed at different needs and ages. LCR is licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services


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