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Rob Schweitzer

Community Advisor

Rob Schweitzer is director of Marketing, Public Relations, and New Media for Historic Hudson Valley, Westchester’s largest cultural non-profit organization, where he’s built experiences such as The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze into much-admired, nationally recognized brands. Part of HHV’s senior management team, he helps develop the organization’s overall focus while creating its marketing and communications strategy. An editorial professional, his background includes serving as a writer and editor at award-winning newspapers and working on more than 75 published manuscripts. Deeply passionate about animal welfare, he’s a member of the Fundraising Advisory Council for the Danbury Animal Welfare Society. A voracious reader and a past member of two elected land use boards, he enjoys NYC, Cape Cod, and tennis.

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  1. Sleepy Hollow's Philipsburg Manor Features Wool Craft Program

    Sleepy Hollow's Philipsburg Manor Features Wool Craft Program

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- During Sheep-to-Shawl at Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, visitors will get a firsthand look at how the manor’s 18th-century residents would have created textiles from wool gathered during spring sheep shearing. Interpreters dressed in period costume demonstrate the process, from shearing using hand shears to preparing the wool for spinning and weaving. ...

  2. Sheep-To-Shawl Kicks Off Spring At Sleepy Hollow's Philipsburg Manor

    Sheep-To-Shawl Kicks Off Spring At Sleepy Hollow's Philipsburg Manor

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- The Sheep-to-Shawl Festival will kick off Historic Hudson Valley's spring season at Philipsburg Manor on Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17.Visitors can explore each step in the process of turning wool into cloth using 18th-century techniques and participate in activities such as dyeing wool and weaving. Scottish border collies will display their skills at sheep ...

  3. Historic Hudson Valley In Tarrytown Wins Award From ArtsWestchester

    Historic Hudson Valley In Tarrytown Wins Award From ArtsWestchester

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- ArtsWestchester has chosen Historic Hudson Valley in Tarrytown as the recipient of its 2016 Arts Organization Award.The award is presented to a nonprofit that has made an important contribution to the growth of Westchester’s cultural life over a significant period of time, and has had an impact beyond its immediate community.The ArtsWestchester’s 2016 Arts Awards ...

  4. Historic Hudson Valley Looking For Feedback On Online Exhibition

    Historic Hudson Valley Looking For Feedback On Online Exhibition

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Historic Hudson Valley, the non-profit organization that produces "Lightscapes," the "Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze," and other popular events, is creating a new online exhibition and is asking residents to help with the project by offering their feedback.The organization, which owns and operates several national historic landmarks including ...

  5. Meet Philipsburg Manor's Feline 'Security Guards'

    Meet Philipsburg Manor's Feline 'Security Guards'

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Visitors to Philipsburg Manor often delight at the turning of the water wheel at the gristmill, the crackling of the fire at a cooking demonstration, and the opportunity to touch reproduction objects in the manor house. But it's two four-legged prowlers who almost always manage to capture the attention of visitors - the manor's cats, Fred and Ginger. And although ...

  6. Kid Testers Needed In Tarrytown For Historic Hudson Valley Game

    Kid Testers Needed In Tarrytown For Historic Hudson Valley Game

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Historic Hudson Valley is looking for kids, ages 8-12, who can help test a new digital game on March 5 at its headquarters at 639 Bedford Road in Tarrytown.Participants will receive a $25 Amazon Gift Certificate for testing the new digital learning game, which is currently in betaEach testing session will last approximately 75 minutes. During the sessions, children ...

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