Photograph: Werner Schmidt

Friday, September 10, 2010

Rowing Kicks Off In New Bedford

“Rowing is very much alive and playing its unique role in developing the character of those who take up the oar,” was something rowing historian Tom Weil said yesterday when he was the ‘keynote speaker’ at the opening of the New Bedford Community Rowing Programme at Buzzards Bay Center in New Bedford, MA. Weil continued to say, according to an article in South Coast Today, “You couldn't ask for a better partner in business or life than a rower.

I received an invitation to this event, but unfortunately, this was the same evening as my children had a ‘Kick Off’ at their school.

There was a lot of town and rowing celebrities gathered at the Buzzards Bay Center for the opening and it seems to have been a really nice event. Click here to read the article in South Coast Today.

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