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Sunday
Sep152019

Protect The Bluffs Color Walk/Run

Protect the Bluffs Color Walk/Run

Join us on October 19, 2019 at 9:30AM at William T. Rogers Middle School for an exciting Color Walk/Run. Come enjoy music, food trucks, and giveaways.  The Color Walk/Run will be from William T. Rogers Middle School (97 Old Dock Rd, Kings Park, NY 11754) to the Kings Park Bluff and back.  There will also be a half route option available.  

Register to Walk or Run  Click HERE.    Be a Sponsor    Click HERE.    

Protect the Bluffs Color Walk/Run Help Protect the Bluffs… As a Family!

Saturday October 19, 2019

Registration 8:00AM-9:00AM at 

William T. Rogers Middle School

Walk/Run Start at 9:30AM  Walk/Run End at 11:30AM    

Rain Date: Sunday October 20, 2019 

Included with your Registration: 1 Swag Bag Per Participant including: Event Tee Shirt  - Event Wristband   - 

Colorful Bandanna  - Sunglasses

Plus …Music - Food Trucks - Sponsor Tables & Giveaways!!!

Student Certificates of Community Service will be provided for participation. Participants can pick up Certificates post-event. 

 

Commack-Kings Park Rotary’s Protect the Bluffs Initiative – 

Register NOW for their Family Color Walk/Run

The Commack-Kings Park Rotary Club will be hosting a fun, Family Color Walk/Run to kick off fundraising for its new Protect the Bluffs Initiative.  This family-oriented walk/run event will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2019 (rain date 10/20/19). Students and families will check-in between 8 AM - 9 AM and the walk/run will begin at 9:30 AM.  The route will start at W.T. Rogers Middle School and proceed to the beautiful Kings Park Bluff, and then return back to W.T. Rogers for more family fun (food trucks; music; sponsor giveaways, etc.).  Participants will have the option of only doing half of the route, before returning to the middle school.  Student and family registration is now open at the club website and event sponsorships are available for local businesses.  Residents are invited to participate in this family-priced community fundraiser with their families and have fun, while working together to help protect our precious shoreline.  Student community service credit will be provided for participants.

The shoreline bluffs suffered severe erosion following a series of local storms in 2018 that actually forced Town of Smithtown officials to close the boardwalk at the Kings Park Bluff.  The purpose of this local Commack-Kings Park Rotary Club initiative is to support Town of Smithtown repair and maintenance efforts along the shoreline to protect our bluffs, which residents visit and enjoy regularly.  Specific projects would include supporting those efforts and strategies suggested by the Town’s Department of Environment & Waterways, which have proven effective in slowing erosion.

This event will also serve to bring community awareness to the issue of shoreline erosion and the Commack-Kings Park Rotary’s other local and international initiatives.  Come and learn about the Rotary and its motto; “Service Above Self.”  The Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau will be assisting in the coordination of the Protect the Bluffs Initiative.  Visit commackrotary.org ASAP to register for this fun event, supporting a wonderful local cause!  Contact Stephanie Dunaieff, Rotary Club Secretary at sdunaieff@commackrotary.org for further information about the Commack-Kings Park Rotary Club and this local initiative kick-off event.  #####

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