4th Annual Hell's Kitchen Heroes Picnic
- Subject: [cg] 4th Annual Hell's Kitchen Heroes Picnic
- From: Adam36055@aol.com
- Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 21:57:50 EDT
> The CCG Steering Committee would like to invite you to participate in the
> 4th Annual Hell's Kitchen Heroes Barbecue, honoring our first responders in
> the local police precincts, firehouses and EMT centers in the neighborhood.
> It will be taking place on Saturday, 9/24 from 3:00pm until dusk. Rain date
> will be Sunday, 9/25. All are welcome to attend, but we ask that you bring a
> salad, a side dish or beverages to share. We will be providing hamburgers
> and hotdogs.
A number of the firemen who will be attending, including the Captain of
Engine 54 (a block away from the Clinton Community Garden, a house that lost a
dozen men on 9/11) helped clean up and reorganize fire stations and service in New
Orleans. A returned favor for the firemen who came up to NYC to cook gumbo,
stand watch, and help us bind wounds along with so many from all over the US &
We'll be thanking them for helping, and remembering the folks who help and
> As with every CCG event, your help is needed. Please show your gratitude for
> your opportunity to garden and sit among the flowers in this otherwise
> asphalt environment. We need people to help set up, to sell t-shirts, coffee
> mugs and honey during the event, and to oversee the grilling. If you can
> spare a couple of hours, please reply to this email or call me at
> 212-541-5962. It will enrich our collective soil.
> Also, please mark your calendars: on 10/15 we will be having Clean-Up Day,
> preparing the garden for winter. I will be sending out another announcement
> with details.
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