Friends of Olmsted Beil House Wins Bright Futures Award at Partnership for Parks 25th Anniversary “It’s My Park” Awards!

Bright Futures Award
Image courtesy of Partnership for Parks.

Friends of Olmsted Beil House board members Felicity Beil, Paula Tramontano, Jenny Swadosh and William Bell accepting the “Bright Futures” Award on February 26, 2020 at the Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan for the 25th Anniversary Partnership for Parks Awards reception.   The awards program recognizes New York City park volunteers who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to their local parks through service, advocacy, and collaboration. Read more


In photo, (L-R): Mitchell Silver (Commissioner for the New York City Parks Dept.), Sam Biedermann ( Assistant Commissioner for Community Outreach and Partnership Development), Stefanie Gutierrez (Partnership for Parks Staten Island Outreach Coordinator), Rashaun Mitchell (Parks & Recreation Manager), Felicity Beil, Lynda Ricciardone (Staten Island Parks Commissioner),  Jenny Swadosh, William E. Bell, Paula Tramontana, Sabina Saragoussi (Director of Partnership for Parks). 


The Friends of Olmsted-Beil House are proud to play a part in the restoration of this historic house, and in educating the public to the wonder that is this “man who loved the earth” – Frederick Law Olmsted.

Mission of Friends of Olmsted-Beil House

To preserve, protect and present the Olmsted-Beil historic site.