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Monday, November 12, 2012

Roosevelt Island Volunteers Clean Up Blackwell Park Sunday Morning - 80 Bags Of Leaves And Branches Cleared

Image From Frank Farance

Roosevelt Island Historical Society President Judy Berdy reports on the efforts of local residents to clean up Blackwell Park. According to Ms. Berdy
About 20 volunteers from the Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation and our community bagged 80 bags of leaves and branches from Blackwell Park on Sunday morning.

Image From Judy Berdy

This community effort will make our park look better and it was a great day to be out-of-doors. The kids were great

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Image From Lynn Strong Shinozaki

and full of energy. The adults who are used to desks dove in

Image From Lynn Strong Shinozaki

 Image From Judy Berdy
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and everyone had a great time in the fresh air and enjoyed the rewarding work

The cleanup was arranged by the Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation and other community groups including RIRA and the MSTDA. RIOC staff

Image From Judy Berdy

coordinated the effort including Acting President Donald Lewis,Erica Spencer-El, Michael Smith, and Tony from the grounds crew.

Image From Frank Farance

Thanks to everyone for a fun and productive morning.
More pictures from the Roosevelt Island Blackwell Park Clean Up below.

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