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November 7th, 2012

NRC cleans up park following hurricane



NEWBURGH - The Newburgh Rowing Club held a post-Hurricane Sandy cleanup at Ward Brothers Memorial Park in the City of Newburgh on Saturday November 3, 2012. Volunteers pulled out 10 tons of debris, which was hauled to Cutrone Landscaping on Route 9W, where it was disposed of for free.

"This club has cleaned up the river many times before but this one was monumental even for the Crew Team," said NRC Programs Director Coach Ed Kennedy. "I am so thankful to all the rowers, families, alumni, and volunteers who answered the call. We had people from the community we had never met before come down to help out. People donated food to feed our hungry volunteers and the moms worked hard to feed everyone."

"At the end of the day, I had several really hard working young men with me just hauling the 10 tons of debris out of the trucks," said the Coach, "and I had never met them before. These were members of the community who showed up because they wanted to help maintain our beautiful Hudson River and the Ward Brothers Park. We couldn’t have done it without everyone pulling together. Our thanks goes out to everyone."

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