This Month’s Top Party Pictures
Close to 400 women — most of whom were dressed in red — attended the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Luncheon at Poughkeepsie’s Grandview on Feb. 26. Former FBI agent Pat Kirby — the inspiration for the character of Clarice in the 1991 film Silence of the Lambs — was the keynote speaker.
The 2016 class of BetterU Challenge participants — women who spend 12 weeks making lifestyle changes in order to combat heart disease — are congratulated by Central Hudson executive Denise Doring VanBuren (back row, third from left). Central Hudson has sponsored the BetterU Challenge for the past five years.