4/22/2008 - Eart Day with FDU & The Riverkeeper

Earth Day with FDU & The Riverkeeper

The Business Management class of Fairleigh Dickinson University along with the Smart Center Englewood is proud to be participating in celebrating Earth Day.  On Tuesday April 22, 2008 we will be cleaning the Hackensack Riverwith the help of the non-profit, Hackensack Riverkeeper, Inc.  HRI will be providing all the necessary supplies for cleaning.  We are inviting members of the Fairleigh Dickinson community as well as the community at large to join us in making a positive impact on the environment.

Refreshments will be provided for all volunteer. With a $50 donation you can enter to win a Brand New 2008 smart car MSRP $14,235 provided by smart center Englewood, the news member of Benzel-Busch Motor Car Corp.  This two-seater popular in Europe and much of the world, achieving over 40 mpg on the highway, only available in
recent months in the US as a product of Mercedes Benz. 

There are also various runner up prizes such as restaurant gift certificates.  Winners do not have to be present at the drawing which will be taking place on May 5, 2008 at the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University.  Tickets will be drawn by the Dean and all winners will be notified by phone.   All proceeds will be donated to the Hackensack Riverkeeper, Inc. for further clean-up and advocacy projects.

If you or anyone you know would like to come out and support us, you can do so by sending an email at
FDUon422@live.com.   Volunteers are welcome to come to a clean-up session from 10:00am - 12:30pm and the second at 1:00pm ends at 3:30pm.  We allow 15 minutes of prep time before hand.  If you are not available to help with the clean-up but would like to make a tax-deductable donation, you can make all check payable to the Hackensack Riverkeeper Inc and  mail to, Office of the Dean, Silberman College of Business, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1000 River Rd H-DH2-11, Teaneck NJ 07666.  

Our rivers are very important to our environment. The Hackensack River provides water to over half of Bergen County residents and is the home of many organism that are vital in the increasing level of oxygen we breathe.  Please come out and support us in any way you can.