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NEW CITY KIDS PRESENTS: CITY SAIL REGATTA 2013

CitySailRegatta2013September 2013 – Jersey City, NJ – Over 15,000 teens in Jersey City live within 5 miles of a world-class sailing community. Few of these teens ever set foot on a boat. In 2013 City Sail provided 28 of these teens with the sailing experience of a lifetime. During the six-week program, each teen received 12 hours of classroom instruction on sailing, 27 hours of on-the-water sailing instruction,and 17 hours of swimming. Beyond the regular programming, City Sail offered fved sailing-related field trips around the state and the top participants in the program went on a three-day trip into Long Island Sound. The entire City Sail experience was free for the 28 teens who participated in 2013, only requiring a commitment from them to attend for the entirety of the six weeks.

On September 17th, the City Sail Regatta will raise  funds for the 2014 City Sail teens through an exciting afternoon event. Local professionals and businesses  will sponsor  nine boats and experienced the joy of City Sail through an afternoon of sailing instruction on the Hudson River, followed by dinner at Liberty House Restaurant. Participants will  sail with teens from City Sail and raced against each other on a beautiful fall afternoon. The event raised over $14,000, sponsoring 14 places for next year’s City Sailors.

City Sail is New Jersey’s only free sailing school, providing at-risk teens with a unique chance to learn to sail, swim, and race sailboats. City Sail was founded in 2005 with a vision for opening the waterways of New Jersey to the kids who live there. Since then, the school has expanded to include 30 teens, 10 volunteer instructors, and partnerships with both Offshore and Halcyon sailing schools. City Sail is a program of New City Kids, a teen leadership development program in Jersey City. Find New City Kids
and City Sail online at www.newcitykids.org and facebook.com/newcitykids.

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Jersey City Police Athletic League To Host Cigar Social

Jersey City, NJj, May 24, 2012: The Jersey City Police Athletic League (JCPAL) will be hosting its first Cigar Social event on May 30, 2012 from 7pm -11pm at the Liberty House in Liberty State Park to raise money to support the educational and sports programs it offers to Jersey City youths.

The JCPAL offers over a dozen free educational and athletic programs for kids ages 5-19 such as Police Explorers, football, soccer, after school programs, summer programs, and Hudson County’s first ever rugby program.

The event will also be a viewing party for the JCPAL’s first PSA commercial shoot produced by NJCU Media Arts Department and directed by JCPAL Development Director Nathan Lugo-Montanez

Executive Director Frank Williams is happy to welcome new management and corporate partners that will bring new ideas and energy to help promote and advocate for the JCPAL and is excited for future events like the Murder Mystery Dinner scheduled for October 2012.

For more information on this or any of our upcoming events or programs, or to volunteer with the JCPAL please visit the website www.jcpal.org or call 201-434-3366.

 

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