Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Baykeeper Clambake September 20th

On September 20th at the Chapel on Sandy Hook in Highlands New Jersey, join the NY/NJ Baykeeper, celebrate the waters of NY/NJ, and honor some of those who have made a difference for its environment.

This year the honorees include Gloria Reuben, Actress & Vice-Chair ot the Board of Trustees for the Waterkeeper Alliance receiving the Spirit of Baykeeper Evironmental Excellence Award.

Also being honored for Outstanding Pubic Service are Awards to Tom Gilmore, President, New Jersey Audubon, and Susan Kraham, Senior Staff Attorney & Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School's Environmental Law Clinic.

The Nancy Zimmerman Memorial “Running with Scissors” Award will go to Beryl Thurman,
President & Executive Director, North Shore Waterfront Conservancy of Staten Island, Inc.

The Art Weimer Memorial Award for Achievement in Grassroots Environmentalism will be given to Peggy Wong, President, Coalition to Preserve Palisades Cliffs.

There will be lots of good food, good friends, beautiful views of the Sandy Hook Bay, a kayak raffle, a fine wine silent auction, 50/50 drawing, children's activities and live music.

Photo by Andy Willner of NY/NJ Baykeeper
An Osprey nesting in Arthur Kill, one of America's busiest industrial waterways.

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