From the December 1947 magazine.

Rye Birthday

The Rye, N. Y. Group is now moving along on its second year, still glowing with the success of its first anniversary meeting. Approximately 400 people turned out, as reported by The Daily Item (Portchester, N. Y.), including members from the New Rochelle, Mt. Vernon, Yonkers, Bronxville, Scarsdale, White Plains, Port Chester, Greenwich, Stamford and Bridgeport Groups. Among the speakers, the only one who, as The Daily Item put it, "could be identified. . .was a non-alcoholic Rye man, Leonard V. Harrison, chairman of the Alcoholic Foundation, Inc.,. . .and former Commissioner of Welfare, New York City."

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