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Save the Harbor Save the Bay's final free cruise

Save the Harbor spokesman Bruce Berman, Giles Parker, Superintendent of the Boston Harbor Islands National Park, Patricia Foley, President of Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, Carol Churchill, Manager of Communications for Distrigas of Massachusetts LLC, Massport CEO Thomas P. Glynn, Jennifer Cruickshank, Public Affairs and Communications Director at The Coca-Cola Company and Julie Doherty Pagano, General Manager at Bay State Cruise Company on the dock before the cruise.
By noon it was 65 and sunny on Spectacle Island, perfect weather to splash in the surf. Among those that took part in the trip were groups from the West End House in Allston/Brighton. Maverick Landing in East Boston, the Cummings School in Winthrop, the Highland Coalition from Lynn, the Red Sox Scholars and many other groups and families from Dorchester, Roxbury, and South Boston. Save the Harbor took the opportunity to celebrate an important milestone, announcing that their free youth environmental education programs connected more than 100,000 underserved youth and their families to Boston Harbor and the Boston Harbor Islands since they launched their free programs in 2002.
Hundreds of young people and families from across the city and around the region joined Save the Harbor/Save the Bay on October 25 for their final free fall cruise of 2014 to Spectacle Island in the Boston Harbor Islands National Park.
Hundreds of young people and families from across the city and around the region joined Save the Harbor/Save the Bay on October 25 for their final free fall cruise of 2014 to Spectacle Island in the Boston Harbor Islands National Park.At a dockside press conference before the cruise, Save the Harbor / Save the Bay’s President Patricia Foley thanked “Bay State Cruise Company, the Massachusetts Port Authority, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the National Park Service, as well as the region’s foundations, corporations, and small businesses and the hundreds of individual donors whose support has made Save the Harbor/Save the Bay the Boston Harbor Connection for more than 100,000 young people and their families.” Massport CEO Thomas P. Glynn was on hand at the World Trade Center to congratulate Save the Harbor. “At Massport our mission is to move people and goods connecting Massachusetts and New England to the world. We are proud to support Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s work to connect youth and families from our communities to Boston Harbor and beyond.” Save the Harbor’s free programs have connected 107,123 underserved young people and their families to Boston Harbor and the Boston Harbor Islands since they began in 2002, making Save the Harbor /Save the Bay the Boston Harbor Connection for the region’s residents, creating a new generation of Boston Harbor Stewards and building a new constituency to support Save the Harbor’s work.