The SPRYE Sentinel
Winter 2022 Edition

SPRYE is a member-based organization for adults 55-years and older who want to live confidently at home and stay connected to their community in meaningful ways. 
Welcome to the World Sophia!
Board ​member Richard Flahive and
his wife Laura welcomed daughter 
Sophia. The couple's first child was
born on December 20, 2021. She
weighed in at a healthy 8 pounds and
measured 21 inches. 
Richard is chair of the Marketing
Committee and sits on the Finance Committee.

Upcoming Programs

Hearing Health: Critical for YOUR Health
Thursday, March 24th at 11:00 a.m. via Zoom link

ENT & Allergy Associates' Audiologist Megan Mass will discuss the link between hearing loss and memory impairment.

Contact the SPRYE office to receive the necessary link by March 22nd.


JIB Productions, Inc. Presents
"Play With Your Food"
Thursday, April 14th at Noon

An afternoon of engaging community theatre performed by area actors and lunch

Supported by the Greenwich Arts Council
299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich

Tickets are $60 and include a live, engaging one-act play and a boxed lunch.
Transportation will be provided for those that make reservations.
Tickets are limited so PLEASE make a reservation now!!

Please call 914-481-5706 or email


Coming this Spring- In Person!

These three upcoming programs are free and
courtesy of the generosity of the Fanny and Svante Knistrom Foundation.

Seating is limited for all three programs so please call the
office to make your reservation!

Paula Span, author and
New York Times New Old Age Columnist and
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism will discuss
"What is Ageism and How To Recognize It"

Sunday, May 15th at 3:00 p.m.
14 Hidden Pond Drive, Club House, Rye Brook

M & M Productions presents The Divas 
The Divas, by Jack Neary. A funny and quirky show about the dysfunctional relationship of two veteran actresses for whom the show must go on even if it's over the dead body of the other.

Sunday, June 5th at 3:00 p.m.
14 Hidden Falls Club House, Rye Brook
An Evening with Barry Dougherty (Time, Date, Venue to be determined)
Peggy Boyce, President of Ladies of Laughter, will converse with the nationally recognized author, publicist, and writer of many comedies and roasts. He will share memories working with greats such as Betty White, Billy Crystal, Joy Behar, and more.

“Barry Dougherty is a gifted writer who has fostered comedy history with his insightful books. He doesn’t just showcase the people who make the laughs he also writes the laughs. And he’s also a great lumberjack.” Gilbert Gottfried
Welcome New SPRYE Members!

Bertrand and Barbara de Frondeville/Rye
Denise Garzilli/Port Chester
Lina Lindine/Harrison
Carolyn Mann/Port Chester
Alan Marasco and Deborah Mawhinney
Barbara Ward/Rye

SPRYE welcomes gifts of stock and distributions from IRAs and donor-advised funds. Please remember SPRYE in your estate planning.

Great News!
SPRYE accepts donations year-round
and they are tax-deductible

SPRYE is a charitable corporation organized under New York State Law. Its tax-exempt status as a public charity under section 501(c)(3) has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service, which has also determined that donations to SPRYE are deductible under applicable sections of the Internal Revenue Code.

You can donate directly to SPRYE by going to our website

Call or email at:
914-481-5706 or email
We love mail!
Send to
P.O. Box 748
Rye, NY 10580

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