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Denise Doring VanBuren

Community Advisor

Denise Doring VanBuren is the Vice President of Public Relations at Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. She is a resident of the hamlet of Chelsea in the Town of Wappinger, and she currently serves on the boards of Dutchess Community College, Elant, Dutchess Tourism, the Hudson River Valley Institute of Marist College, Fishkill Rural Cemetery and Locust Grove. Denise is the 2016-2017 president of the Exchange Club of Southern Dutchess, and is the past president of the Dutchess County and the Beacon historical societies. She is active with the Daughters of the American Revolution, is currently the editor-in-chief of its national magazine, American Spirit, and serves as its elected First Vice President General.

Denise Doring VanBuren's Contributions

  1. Wappingers Falls Bugle Player Makes Honoring Veterans Her Life's Mission

    Wappingers Falls Bugle Player Makes Honoring Veterans Her Life's Mission

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. – Wappingers Falls resident Dani Masterson is on a mission.Masterson, who believes that no military veteran should have to have “canned” music at his or her funeral, has played “Taps” on her bugle at thousands of events over the past 30 years.So far, she has provided that dignified final salute at ceremonies in 23 states, has six more on her schedule, and hopes to ...

  2. Historical Society Fundraiser Gives Nod To Beacon Hat Past

    Historical Society Fundraiser Gives Nod To Beacon Hat Past

    BEACON, N.Y. -- A fundraiser on Saturday paid homage to Beacon's hat past.The city is second only to Danbury, Conn., in its relevance as a hat making capital in the region, said Mary Colbert, vice president of the Beacon Historical Society.The society's fundraiser this past weekend featured the auctioning of 40 hats local artists created, to pay homage to the history."Hats ...

  3. Beacon Historians Mark Restoration Of Famed American Jurist's Grave

    Beacon Historians Mark Restoration Of Famed American Jurist's Grave

    BEACON, N.Y. -- James Kent’s grave marker in a Beacon cemetery was cracked in four places and so covered with soil that it couldn’t be seen, say local historians.Kent, an American jurist and legal scholar, was born in 1763 in Fredericksburgh (then in Dutchess County, but now part of Putnam County).When Kent’s modest gravestone in St. Luke’s Cemetery off Wolcott Avenue first toppled over ...

  4. Child Advocate, Dutchess County Judge Honored By Exchange Club

    Child Advocate, Dutchess County Judge Honored By Exchange Club

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- A service club whose primary goal is to prevent child abuse recently honord Dutchess County Court Judge Peter M. Forman.The Exchange Club of Southern Dutchess presented Forman with the "2016 Book of Golden Deeds" award recognizing his "decades of behind-the-scenes service to his neighbors in Dutchess County.A past club president and member of the ...

  5. Fishkill Rural Cemetery Commemorates 150 Years Of Service

    Fishkill Rural Cemetery Commemorates 150 Years Of Service

    FISHKILL, N.Y. -- Fishkill Rural Cemetery dedicated a new historic marker and conducted ceremonies to mark its 150th anniversary Saturday.Wreaths were placed on the graves of the primary founder, James Van Steenbergh, and Dr. Lewis H. White, the board of trustees’ first president.The wreath-laying was followed by the dedication of a new historic marker denoting the cemetery’s century ...

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