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Feed Me Fresh Gala at Ivanna Farms in Mt. Kisco Benefits Child Care Scholarships

John Bedford Lloyd, Frances and Isidoro Albanese, and Curtis Beusman, Dottie Jorda, Kelly Sullivan, Fran Osborne, and Clark Robson.

The annual Feed Me Fresh gala to benefit the Mt. Kisco Child Care Center (MKCCC) takes place on Saturday, September 22, at Ivanna Farms in Mt. Kisco. The evening begins at 7 p.m. and features food from a number of area farms and restaurants, along with an open bar, live music, auctions, raffles and space for mingling and eating with friends. Dancing and dessert round out the events, and all proceeds will support the MKCCC scholarship program.   

This year’s gala honorees includes Frances and Isidoro Albanese, proprietors of Frannie’s Goodie Shop and Bellizzi in Mount Kisco, and Curtis Beusman, co-founder of Curtis instruments and founder of the Saw Mill Club. For information about tickets, donations, and sponsorship opportunities, visit or contact Keri Reitman at 914.241.2135.   

MKCCC is a nonprofit, non-sectarian, accredited childcare facility that has served the working families of Northern Westchester and Putnam County since 1971. The center provides quality, affordable, early-care and education to a diverse group of 160 children, ages three months to twelve years.

Ivanna Farms is located at 153 Wood Road in Mt. Kisco, NY.