Riviera Renaissance: Friends Of Pelham Bay Park Spring Fundraiser

First Place Photo Contest winner Robert Knapp proudly displayed his impressive photograph.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

In honor of the vernal season, the Friends of Pelham Bay Park hosted its ‘Riviera Renaissance: Friends of Pelham Bay Park Spring Fundraiser’ on Thursday, April 19 at Pelham Split Rock Golf Course’s club house. This year’s honorees were Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. for spearheading efforts to restore the historic Orchard Beach Pavilion and Michael Max Knobbe, BronxNet executive director, for enthusiastically promoting Orchard Beach’s uniqueness.

(l-r) Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa, honoree Judge Lizbeth Gonzalez, FPBP Communications chairwoman Deborah Wye, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver and FPBP president Marisol Halpern.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Michael Max Knobbe (c) proudly accepted his award from the Friends of Pelham Bay Park.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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