LAUNCH OF LONDON WATERKEEPER HELPS WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE CELEBRATE ITS 15TH ANNIVERSARY

New York, NY (October 31, 2014) – Waterkeeper Alliance (WKA) the fastest growing global environmental movement, will celebrate its 15th year by helping to launch partner organization London Waterkeeper at an   intimate Crystal Anniversary Gala at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London, England on November 7, 2014. Co-founder and President Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., will host the celebration with a special performance by the UK’s newest rising star Nick Gardner.

“Waterkeeper Alliance, in support of our more than 230 international Waterkeeper organizations, have spent the last fifteen years advocating for swimmable, drinkable, fishable waterways worldwide,” Waterkeeper Alliance Executive Director Marc Yaggi said. “From the foothills of the Himalayas to the banks of the Thames, we are excited about the future and thrilled to celebrate our history thus far. Our Gala will be an opportunity for us to thank the many people who support the cause of clean water, and to lay out our plans to double our size and protect 500 waterways in the coming years.”

“The goal of the Waterkeeper Alliance is to bring clean water to communities; to protect national aquatic treasures; and to encourage the enforcement of laws that will protect these waterways and the communities that depend upon them,” Waterkeeper AlliancePresident Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. said. “We have made great strides in the past fifteen years and look forward to a very bright future.”

Waterkeeper Alliance anticipates being joined by many notable guests including Mr. Kennedy, Jr., actress Cheryl HinesJeremy Wade, Josh Berger, and Mr. Gardner; and Susan Sarandon is the evening’s honorary co-chair.

Tickets are available online at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/waterkeeper-alliance-crystal-anniversary-dinner-tickets-13529570309

An online auction hosted by Charitybuzz.com benefitting the WKA will be live at http://www.charitybuzz.com/waterkeeperalliance from November 5th – 20th, 2014. 

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