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MEDIA ADVISORY For May 14: Gershow Recycling Donates 35 Vehicles to Chuck Varese Tournament
In support of local fire departments and through the coordination of Robert J. Varese, Ex-Chief, Northport Fire Department, Gershow Recycling is donating 35 vehicles to be used in the 4th Annual Chuck Varese Vehicle Extrication Tournament.
Charles Keeling, Safety Director, Gershow Recycling
Richard D’Angelo, Manager, Gershow Recycling
Robert J. Varese, Ex-Chief, Northport Fire Department
Local elected officials
What: In support of local fire departments and through the coordination of Robert J. Varese, Ex-Chief, Northport Fire Department, Gershow Recycling is donating 35 vehicles to be used in the 4th Annual Chuck Varese Vehicle Extrication Tournament. Thirty-two teams from 18 fire departments will take part in the tournament.
When: Saturday, May 14, 2011
9 a.m. — Tournament begins
12:30 p.m. — Photo ops with local elected officials
Corner of Steers Avenue and Clipper Drive
From the West: LIE to Exit 53 toward Bay Shore/Kings Park. Take LIE Service Road and continue onto Crooked Hill Rd. After approximately half a mile, take ramp to Sagtikos Parkway. Continue onto Sunken Meadow Pkwy. for approximately 6 miles. Take Exit SM5 W to merge onto Fort Salonga Rd./Rte. 25A W toward Huntington. Go approximately 4.5 miles. Turn right at Main St. After 0.7 mile, turn right at Ocean Ave. Go 0.6 mile and make a left at Steers Ave. Steer’s Pit is one-fifth of a mile down.
Photo Ops: Firefighters participating in tournament. Mr. Rossetti, Mr. Abrams and local elected officials being joined by Ex-Chief Varese and firefighter participants.
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About Gershow Recycling
Started in 1964 by Sam Gershowitz, Gershow Recycling began as a two man operation with a tractor and trailer, a boom truck and the first portable car flattener. Now with the second generation carrying on the legacy, Gershow generates over 750 jobs, contributing millions of dollars to the local economy, while helping to preserve Long Island’s environment. Gershow Recycling takes aluminum, brass, copper, steel, cast iron, appliances, cars and vehicles. In keeping with its philosophy of “Conserving the Future by Recycling the Past,” Gershow Recycling purchases scrap metal that would have otherwise wound up in local landfills, and turns them into high-quality scrap products for recycling. The company produces both ferrous and non-ferrous products.