Newburgh Rowing Club Donate Helmets to Bike Safety Event - Daily Hudson Valley News

Newburgh Rowing Club Donate Helmets to Bike Safety Event

Aug 5th, 2013 | By | Category: General Interest

Rowers from the Newburgh Rowing Club collected new and used kids’ bike helmets to donate to the Newburgh Salvation Army’s Bike Safety Event, held on Saturday August 3, 2013.

“We collected about a dozen helmets, with Mrs. Danielle Crinieri and Mrs. LoBiondo going out and purchasing several new helmets for the kids,” said Coach Ed Kennedy,  Programs Director of the Newburgh Rowing Club.

“We then went over to the Newburgh Salvation Army and donated them in person.  Mr. Eachus, who is on the Board of the Salvation Army and also cheered on our rowers at the Hometown Heroes Regatta the same day, advised us that the Bike Safety Event was a great success, with children receiving their own bikes and helmets as part of the event.”

Newburgh Rowing Club Donates Bike Helmets

Photo of Newburgh Rowing Club Student Ambassadors, who are residents of the City of Newburgh and row on scholarship, delivering bike helmets to the Newburgh Salvation Army, standing behind the table: (L-R) Carla Bravo (pink shirt) 6th grade, Nora Cronin Presentation Academy (“NCPA”); Karla Gunera, 6th grade, NCPA; Christian Camacho, 6th grade, Meadow Hill; Brandon Pineda, 4th grade, Temple Hill; and Fabrizio Rimac, 4th grade, Temple Hill. Also in the photo are youth who were helping the Newburgh Salvation Army set up for the Bike Safety Event: (clockwise starting at Left) Tanner Hubbard, 7th grade, Heritage; Jeremiah Webster, 8th grade PSMS 95, Bronx, NY: Danielle Riley, 7th grade, Heritage; Jarrett Blaize, Senior, Valley Central; Daryl Riley, 11th grade, NFA; Justin Blaize, Senior Valley Central; Dyondria Latimore, NFA graduate, Class of 2011; and Nia Garrett, 6th grade, Meadow Hill.– photo by Mrs. Lo

 

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