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Monday, June 22, 2009

Daryl Hall to perform at the Waterkeeper Alliance 10th Anniversary

Posting this for Sakura Amend, who was kind enough to send us this press release! Thank you very much!

**MEDIA ADVISORY FOR JUNE 27, 2009** WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARYJune 27, 2009 Chairman and Founder Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. To Deliver Keynote Address;Special Performance by Daryl Hall of Legendary Pop Duo Hall & Oates WHAT: Waterkeeper Alliance – the international champion of clean water and strong communities, with 190 programs on six continents – will celebrate its 10th Anniversary in New York, the birthplace of the Waterkeeper movement. The celebration will bring together Waterkeepers and their supporters from around the world, including the New York Clean Water Advocates Hudson Riverkeeper, NY/NJ Baykeeper, and Long Island Soundkeeper, to commemorate a decade of clean water advocacy. WHEN: Saturday, June 27, 2009, from 7:00 PM – 11:00 PMAn organic and locally sourced hors d’oeuvres menu, including raw bar. Open bar with beer, wine and eco-friendly cocktails. WHO: Waterkeeper Alliance Chairman and Founder Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will deliver a keynote address. Live entertainment will be provided by Daryl Hall of the legendary pop music duo Hall & Oates. WHERE: The Winter Garden at The World Financial Center220 Vesey Street, New York City HOW: The Winter Garden is easily accessible by New York City mass transit. Parking is also available. Complimentary round-trip ferry service from Liberty Landing, at 80 Audrey Zapp Dr. in Jersey City, NJ, will also be provided. TICKETS: Tickets are $75 per person. Visit http://www.waterkeeper.org/ to purchase tickets. For more information, call (914) 674-0622, ext. 30, or email events@waterkeeper.org. MORE: Waterkeeper Alliance is the world’s fastest-growing grassroots environmental organization focused on water with nearly 200 Waterkeepers defending and advocating for rivers, lakes and other waterways in 19 countries on six continents. Waterkeeper Alliance makes sure that the world’s Waterkeepers are as connected to each other as they are to their local waters, organizing the fight for clean water into a coordinated global movement. Using powerful advocacy grounded in science and law, Waterkeeper Alliance fights for the rights of communities everywhere—as the voice for the world’s waters. For more information, please visit the Web site at http://www.waterkeeper.org/. MEDIA CONTACTS:Goodman Media for Waterkeeper Alliance John Bianchi: (212) 576-2700, ext. 228 / (917) 693-4290 (cell) / jbianchi@goodmanmedia.comSakura Amend: (212) 576-2700, ext. 237 / (917) 355-3531 (cell) / samend@goodmanmedia.com