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“Peekskill to Paris” Climate Rally Tomorrow!

November 27, 2015

Join your friends and neighbors for a music- and fun-filled rally for all ages, tomorrow, Saturday, November 28th, at Peekskill Riverfront Park, Peekskill, NY from 1:00 to 3:00 pm! (Schedule of events below.)

In support of the United Nation’s Climate Change Conference kicking off in Paris on November 30th, the event has been organized by Lisa Moir, owner of Croton’s legendary Blue Pig Ice Cream, with support from a broad coalition of local citizens and leading environmental groups.

Demonstrate your support in a tangible way as leaders from 147 nations from around the globe gather to negotiate and finalize a critical new international agreement on climate change.

The beautiful Riverfront Park is right at the Metro North Peekskill train station, overlooks the Hudson River and includes an excellent playground, handicapped accessible bathroom facilities and walkways, free parking and is in close proximity to some of Peekskill’s most vibrant businesses and eateries, and the new Lincoln Museum.

For more information, including directions, visit:

Schedule of Events:

1:10 Opening Remarks- Lisa Moir: event organizer/community activist/local business owner

1:13 Welcome Address- Frank Catalina: Mayor City of Peekskill- Cathy Talbot, Vivian McKenzie, Andre Rainey: City of Peekskill Councilmembers

1:15 Moment of Silence for Paris

1:16 Music- Annie DiRusso:16 yr. old singer/songwriter Croton High School

1:21 County Address-Catherine Borgia: Westchester County Legislator

1:24 Climate Change Now- Zephyr Teachout: Author, Professor, and previous NY Gubernatorial Candidate

1:35 Music- Jacob Bernz: singer/songwriter

1:41 Local/Current Environmental Issues- Carl Arnold: Sierra Club Atlantic(NYS)Chapter and Pramilla Malick: Community Organizer ,Stop the Minisink Compressor Station and Protect Orange County

1:52 Spoken Word- Cole Rivers: Peekskill Resident

1:56 Activism, A Personal Perspective- Jon Bowermaster: Award Winning Jounalist, Author, and Filmmaker

2:02 Clearwater’s Vision- Peter Gross: Executive Director of Clearwater

2:08 Renewable Energy/ Action Steps- Betta Broad: Outreach Director Clean Power NY Campaign and Ellen Weininger:Educational Outreach Director Grassroots Environmental Education and Cofounder of Stop the Algonquin Pipeline Expansion(SAPE)

2:16 Music- Paranoid Larry and his Imaginary Band
2:27 Music- Lydia Adams Davis
2:32 Music Fred Gillen
2:42 Music Matt Turk
2:52 Closing and Sing Along

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