Co-op City’s Earth Day Parade

The Rivers Run Community Garden led the way for this year’s Earth Day Parade.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

Rivers Run Community Garden and Co-op City Little League co-hosted an Earth Day Parade and Celebration on Saturday, April 22 in Co-op City.

Members of the community marched from the Co-op City Greenway Stage to the Co-op City Baseball Field to celebrate environmental awareness.

The march was led by grand marshal Leslie Peterson, Riverbay Board member and Rivers Run Community Garden Steering Committee vice president and the CYO Sea Cadet Corps Marching Band under the direction of James Palmer.

(l-r) ‘Mother Earth’ Gail Sharbaan; grand marshal Leslie Peterson; Assemblyman Michael Benedetto; Hector Ayala, Co-op City Little League president and a representative from Congressman Eliot Engel’s office celebrated Earth Day with the community.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

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