2020 Splendor in September Designer Showhouse and Gardens at Tyvan Hill
The Woman's Association of Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) is pleased to announce that Tyvan Hill in the New Vernon section of Harding Township, NJ will be the site of its 19th Designer Showhouse and Gardens, the signature fundraiser of WAMMC.   Formerly known as "Mansion in May", the event is rescheduled from May and now titled "Splendor in September".  Funds raised will benefit the expansion of the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center.  The Showhouse will be open to the public daily September 8 thru October 4th, starting at 10 AM.  Tickets are available for a given date and time and must be purchased in advance at www.MansioninMay.org
All State and Local COVID-19 requirements will be followed.  Masks must be worn throughout the House, social distancing will be enforced, the number of visitors in the house will be limited.  Meals will not be available. .  Instead some snacks can be purchased in a small tent, where chairs will not be used.
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Fifty designers and landscape architects will transform this gracious 1920s Country Estate into a place of its former glory. The house was designed by the New York architectural firm of Peabody, Wilson & Brown for John Wesley Castles, Jr. and his wife Dorothea Bradford Smith between 1928 and 29.  Castles was a New York lawyer and an investment banker who served in the US Army in both World War I and World War II; his wife was a daughter of the former Vermont Governor Edward Curtis Smith and granddaughter of J. Gregory Smith, Governor of Vermont during the Civil War.
 To purchase tickets, review COVID-19 requirements, volunteer and learn more about Mansion in May/Splendor in September 2020 at Tyvan Hill visit www.MansioninMay.org.
Founded in March 1893 to provide financial support to Morristown Medical Center, part of the Atlantic Health System,  WAMMC helps enable the hospital to respond to the changing health care needs of the community,  With a volunteer base of over 400 members, WAMMC hosts a number of fundraising events, anchored by the Association's flagship event, Mansion in May Designer Showhouse and Gardens, open to the public every two to three years.  WAMMC also operates the hospital's gift shops, The Bargain Box Thrift Boutique, and WAMMC Network TV.  The latter created Calling All Kids and its first in-house family television station for young patients and their families to enjoy during hospital stays.  WAMMC is an integral part of the hospital's ability to continue bringing cutting-edge technology and superior health services to the community, and has raised more than $25 million to date to support this mission.  For more information about WAMMC, visit www.wammc.org.