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Grand Prix New York Appoints Special Events Director

Grand Prix New York Appoints Special Events Director Grand Prix New York Appoints Special Events Director

Armonk Resident Emily Schmalholz Joins Management Team of Entertainment Venue

Grand Prix New York – the area’s leading indoor entertainment and team-building venue – proudly announces the appointment of Armonk resident Emily Schmalholz as Director of Special Events.   

Emily has been a New York based Event Planner for close to a decade, helping to launch Life of the Party Productions, a boutique event planning firm, in 2005, producing hundreds of successful events for clients throughout the tri-state area.  As co-owner of Life of the Party Productions, she specialized in bringing a creative and highly organized hands-on approach to Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, weddings, birthday celebrations, Sweet 16's and fundraising events.

"Grand Prix New York is an incredibly unique and versatile venue”, said Emily.  “I'm thrilled to join the team and to create fun-filled and memorable events in such an inspiring space."  

Emily has worked with many of New York's premiere vendors ranging from world-class caterers and entertainment companies to event stylists that transform any occasion.  Prior to Life of the Party Productions, she wrote, directed and produced television specials for VH1, MTV and CBS.  

“Emily’s innovative style, creative flair and unique approach to event planning will insure that every party and client will be handled with a personal touch.”, said Nat Mundy, VP Sales and Marketing at Grand Prix New York.  “I’m personally looking forward to working closely with Emily and taking advantage of her extensive knowledge and expertise of event planning and organization to help grow our event business in 2014.” 

Emily, her husband, Jay and their two sons, Justin, 13 and Jesse , 11, reside in Armonk.

About Grand Prix New York: 

Grand Prix New York Racing is the only large indoor racing, social entertainment, and corporate event venue in the New York City-metro area. Centrally located in the village of Mount Kisco, New York, Grand Prix New York is a unique 118,000-square-foot facility that offers a quarter-mile-long, state-of-the-art racetrack for all ages; Spins Bowl, a 19-lane bowling center and special events space, the Art Garage, a visual arts studio for children, teens and adults; the Sim Room, a one-of-a-kind simulated driving experience powered by iRacing, Slot Car Racing, Fuel restaurant and bar, with award-winning catering; arcade, carnival room, banquet facility, conference rooms, and more. Grand Prix New York is actively involved in community outreach and fundraising efforts. Since its inception in 2008, Grand Prix New York has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities by hosting high-profile fundraising events. For more information about Grand Prix New York, visit their website at  www.gpny.com.

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