WestFair Rides President Catherine Wynkoop presents honoree Colette Phipps with a plaque in thanks and recognition of her work with older adults in Westchester County.
The 2019 WestFair Rides Harvest Luncheon honoree and New Rochelle resident, Colette Phipps, LMSW, is the Director of Livable Communities for the Westchester Department of Senior Programs and Services.
Phipps leads the county's Next Stage Network initiative that celebrates active engagement in the life of the county across all ages. Her dedication to aging in place and her advocacy for older adults and Communities for All Ages dovetails with WestFair Ride's mission.
Catherine Wynkoop, President of WestFair Rides, said, "Colette brings passion, energy and drive to every project."
County Executive George Latimer and Westchester Department of Senior Programs and Services Commissioner Mae Carpenter spoke about Colette's decades of service and outstanding accomplishments.
Helen Lehrer, a long-standing WFR rider, highlighted how important their services have been to her family and why these services need to continue to grow.
Local Resident Honored at WestFairRides Harvest Luncheon