Tiffany Tinson Announced as
2022 Gathering of Friends Community Champion

Tiffany Tinson

Local Bronxville resident, Tiffany Tinson, was chosen as this year’s recipient of the Gathering of Friends Community Champion Award. She will be honored on April 29, 2022 at the “Gathering of Friends Gala Knight of Celebration,” at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in New Rochelle.


The event, Gathering of Friends, is hosted by the Village Lutheran Church and The Chapel School. This grand evening of fundraising, dinner and dancing is a wonderful way to celebrate The Chapel School and Village Lutheran Church and its vital role in the life of the community. The academic excellence and spiritual education offered to the children, and the ministry’s commitment to fellowship, stewardship and community service combined make a positive impact on all ages in the community.


Rev. Dr. Robert Hartwell, Senior Pastor of the Village Lutheran Church, described a Community Champion as “someone in Village Lutheran Church, The Chapel School or the surrounding community that we look up to, has made great strides for our mission and who inspires us to our highest ideals. Tiffany fits this description perfectly and has been such a true blessing to our community.”


Tinson has amassed an impressive list of accomplishments over the past 11 years. She has served on the PTO Board since 2013 (this year as Nominating Chair) and as director on the Blue Ribbon Foundation Board since 2018. Tiffany has been a class parent multiple times, a volunteer for the drama department for five years, a Gathering of Friends Committee member and even hosted the benefactor party for a previous gala. There is no volunteer opportunity to which she has not graciously given her time to and continues to as she currently volunteers helping with the 3rd & 4th grade boys basketball team and is a regular VLC/TCS soup kitchen volunteer.


Her kindness and compassion extend well into the community, as well as her advocacy work for food allergy awareness. Volunteering with the Junior League of Bronxville since 2004, and serving as the Board Sustainer Chair 2020-21. She is currently a board member of The Counseling Center, and a Regis Parent Club volunteer and a former Fordham Prep Mother’s Club volunteer. Since 2009, Tiffany has served as a Church School teacher at the Reformed Church of Bronxville, and recently served a four year term as Deacon, Chair of the Education Council, and Church Representative on the RCNS Board.


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