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SOLD OUT!! Annual Meeting & Jim Pfiffer’s Retirement Celebration at the Grove Street Boat Launch

October 2, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We invite you to join us for an evening of reflection, celebration, and community on the Chemung River! Our Annual Meeting and Jim Pfiffer’s Retirement Celebration will take place on Saturday, October 2, 2021, starting at 3:00 PM at the Grove Street Boat Launch in Elmira, under a tent with twinkling lights and tables and chairs.

An RSVP is required – TICKETS are $10 at The Door. **YOU MUST RSVP BY EMAIL OR PHONE. See instructions below.** 

3:00 – 4:00PM – Registration & Social Hour

Please register upon arrival, and enjoy music by Gerard Burke. We accept cash or checks. Tickets are $10 each at the door.

4:00 – 5:00PM – Dinner is Served & Program Begins

Boxed dinner is provided by Golden Glow Fire Department. Find yourself a seat and enjoy your delicious Chicken BBQ dinner as the evening’s events begin!

5:00 – 6:00PM – Dessert is Served & Roast and Toast Begins

Dessert is provided by Cheesy Dreams. Don’t forget to bring your cash ($5 for 3 minutes on the mic) to “Roast” or “Toast” Jim Pfiffer, while we enjoy decadent cheesecake cupcakes!

6:00PM – Live Music & Kayak Raffle Drawing

We’ll be drawing the winner for this year’s Kayak Raffle Bundle at 6PM! If you would like to purchase raffle tickets before the event, please visit our friends at the Finger Lakes House or Swarthout’s Bait and Tackle Shop. You can also purchase raffle tickets in-person at the event, but you must RSVP to attend! Take Two performs LIVE at the Grove Street Boat Launch Pavilion. Dance, listen, and be merry!

Please RSVP by September, 30, 2021, by providing your name(s) and the number of meals you’d like to reserve either by email: RiverFriendsRSVP@gmail.com or by calling (607) 846-2242. If we don’t answer, please leave a message and we will return your call to confirm.

We hope to see you there!

We would also like to thank our event sponsors and supporters:

Thank you for your continued support of our mission and of our community’s natural resources!

Remember – Tickets are $10 at the door, you MUST RSVP, and please bring extra cash to “Roast” or “Toast” Jim! It should be a great evening of fun and celebration! We hope to see you there!

(Can’t attend, but still want to support the Friends of the Chemung River Watershed and Jim’s Retirement Celebration, make a donation in place of attendance.)


October 2, 2021
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Grove Street Boat Launch
36 Grove Street
Elmira, NY 14905 United States
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