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Boilermaker Urban Initiative Press Opportunities

Aug. 8, 2017

The Boilermaker Road Race is presenting two opportunities this week to capture footage about the Boilermaker Urban Initiative and its programming.

Wednesday, August 9th, 1pm - 2pm: The 2017 Boilermaker Urban Garden cohort will be at work in the Boilermaker Urban Garden located at 805 Court Street in Utica. The cohort, consisting of fifteen Utica high-school students will be available for interviews as well as Boilermaker Community Outreach Director, Rebecca Kearns.

Friday, August 11th, 10:30am – 12pm: The garden cohort will be at the Underground Café in Cornerstone Church located at 500 Plant Street, Utica. The students will be receiving nutritional cooking instruction while learning how to prepare produce from the Boilermaker Urban Garden. Students will be available for interviews as well as Rebecca Kearns.

The Boilermaker Urban Initiative is the organization's community outreach arm, which seeks to improve the physical and emotional health of Utica residents and the greater area.