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Fishermen’s Ball 2011

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When:
April 13, 2011: 6:30PM to 10:00PM
Where:
On the Hudson at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, NYC map

Honoring

President Bill Clinton
and
Trudie Styler and Sting

Special Musical Guest

Rufus Wainwright

On the Hudson at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers
6:30pm Cocktails / 7:30pm Dinner

Riverkeeper is thrilled to be honoring three of the world’s most influential leaders on the environment and clean water – President Bill Clinton, Trudie Styler and Sting – at our annual Fishermen’s Ball on Wednesday, April 13 on the Hudson at Pier Sixty in New York City.

Riverkeeper will present our honorees with the inaugural “Big Fish” Award to recognize their extraordinary contributions to environmental protection. The evening will include a special musical performance by Rufus Wainwright.

Thank you for your interest in purchasing tickets to the Fishermen’s Ball on Wednesday, April 13. Our online ticket page has expired but tickets are still available for this event. To purchase tickets please contact Emily Kline at Event Associates, at 212-245-6570 x.23, or at emilyk@eventassociatesinc.com. Thank you.

About our honorees
President Bill Clinton has kept world attention focused on environmental issues such as climate change, clean water and public health throughout his presidency and in the years since he left office. Through the William J. Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative, President Clinton continues on his mission to strengthen the capacity of people in the United States and throughout the world to meet today’s challenges. Programs such as the Clinton Climate Initiative are applying a business oriented approach to fight climate change and develop sustainable economic growth.

Trudie Styler and Sting continue to work passionately both individually and together in support of human rights and the environment across the globe, fighting for the principle that sound ecosystems are a basic human right. In 1989, Trudie and Sting started the Rainforest Foundation, an organization devoted to protecting rainforests and empowering the indigenous people living there. The organization has since expanded over three continents. During a trip to the Ecuadorian rainforest, Trudie witnessed the devastating pollution left in the region by international oil producers, resulting in the contamination of land and water throughout the region. She immediately galvanized UNICEF Ecuador to join with the Rainforest Fund and the Amazon Defense Fund in a project to install water filtration tanks that now provide clean, safe water to thousands of families for the first time in over thirty years.

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