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Whitey Ford Field Clean-Up On Sept 17

Please help Friends of Whitey Ford Field during their Volunteer Clean-Up Day on Sunday, September 17 from 10 am to 1 pm. Supplies and tools will be provided.  A couple of hours of your time can make a big difference to this local park with a lot of heart!

The Friends just received a Capacity Fund Grant from Partnerships for Parks and is looking forward to building its base and launching a new softball tournament in the Spring of 2018. Neil Herdan, Chairperson, Friends of Whitey Ford Field, said of the grant: “We are only just getting started!”

Friends of Whitey Ford Field cleaning up; photo credit Clare Doyle

Clare Doyle is a graduate of the M.A. program in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies as well as a B.A. in Archaeology and History from University Dublin, Ireland. She has worked for 30 years in library reference publishing in New York. Clare is the Vice President of Green Shores NYC, a non-profit group that advocates for a cleaner, greener and more connected waterfront in Astoria and Long Island City

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