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Meet and Greet Roz Savage, Ocean Rower

Date: Saturday October 17, 2009

Time: 7pm

Regatta Bar, the Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA

Roz Savage is “paddling the Pacific, rowing towards a greener world, one stroke at a time” to become the first woman to row solo from California to the Kiribati Islands.  Roz will use photos and videos to describe her voyage and adventures at sea.

RozRobSept23-09Experience how Roz and ORI’s Rob Moir, PhD, enable people everywhere to meet challenges for healthy oceans and cleaner skies, challenges of climate change to bring about maximum effect in minimum time.  Rob will tell how together we can defeat atmospheric assaults of lethal over-heating’s, fatal freezing’s to turn toxic tides where 50% of the oxygen we breathe comes from the ocean.  That’s every other breath we take.

GraceHughesSmallFrontCDCoverLive jazz by the Grace Hughes Quartet. This year’s fundraiser will benefit Roz Savage and the work ORI does with small groups and environmental partners. The benefit will be held in the ballroom by the Regatta Bar – a multi-media presentation by Roz Savage telling her stories from her Pacific Ocean with introduction by ORI Director Rob Moir. This will be followed by more informal time with Roz in the Regatta bar signing her new book.

Single Tickets – $100/ticket

Couples – $150/ticket

Sponsor Tickets $250/ticket (preferred seating)

Special recognition will be given to people who give $250 or more

Space is limited. Click here for information on how to buy tickets.

To RSVP, or for more information, please contact Harper at 617-661-6647 or Harper@OceanRiver.org .

An opportunity for rowers and their families to meet Roz will take place in the Regatta Bar at 5 p.m., $10 admission. Rowing the Atlantic: Lessons Learned on the Open Ocean by Roz Savage will be available.