Chicago River Environmental Awareness Paddle…

LVEJO & PERRO invite you to join us:

WHAT: Chicago River Environmental Awareness Paddle

WHEN: Saturday, September 15th
1:30 pm to 5 pm
Registration and safety talk at 1:30 pm
Paddle starts at 2 pm


WHERE: Launch from behind Lawrence Fisheries
Cermak and Canal
Pull out at Richard J. Daley Park @ Western Ave. under I-55
(north of 35th & Western Ave)

WHO: YOU and the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization and PERRO along with Chicago River Canoe and Kayak

· What do you know about the environmental impact of dirty industry on the South Branch of the Chicago River?

· Ever canoed or kayaked on the Chicago River? Want to do it (again)?

· Want to learn about community victories and future plans from the folks that shut down the Fisk and Crawford Coal Plants?

Boats: $25 PER BOAT

Types of boats:

· Single kayaks (1 person) – $25

· Tandem kayaks (2 people) – $25

· Canoes (2-3 people) – $25

Payment: Cash, Check, Credit

Age Restrictions:

· No youth under 14

· Youth 14-17 must be accompanied by parent or other adult in a boat.

· Single kayaks only available to ages 18+.

To RSVP contact LVEJO – Mayra Galvez at (773) 762-6991 or at

With pressing questions, contact Noah Stein by email or phone- 312-208-4888

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