Dear Members and Friends,
Greetings from WRWA! We want to let you know that, although the River Center is closed due to the Covid 19 emergency, our staff members are all still working from home and carrying on with the important business of the Watershed Alliance.
So much has changed since we wrote to you a month ago. Between the time our member letter went to press and when it arrived in your mailbox, our world changed in ways we could not have imagined then. Our new reality is working from home, trying to stay healthy and strong, and trying to support each other in new ways that are still evolving. In these bewildering times we look to each other for reassurance.
Most of the public programs the Westport River Watershed Alliance for the spring have been cancelled or postponed:
day has been postponed to Wednesday, Sept 16, from 9-11 am.
May Beach Cleanup
will also not occur until the fall, date to be determined.
Lastly, in agreement with recommendations made by the Town of Westport, the Westport River Watershed Alliance has made the tough decision to cancel
River Day 2020
. The health and welfare of our community must be our top priority and we look forward to seeing you at WRWA events later in the future. We regret not having the opportunity to offer this signature event, but with respect to public health concerns we do not feel that there is sufficient “distancing” possible.
On the good news side:
Our spring Merit Scholarship program has been completed with a Heath Scholarship awarded to three deserving local high school seniors.
See article below.
As we know more, we will communicate with you. Your support as members is vital, now more than ever before. If you have already donated, thank you so much. If you haven't yet, please join us. We will get through these tough times, as we have in the past, together. Please stay in touch and let us know how you are doing.
Best wishes for the days ahead,
Stay strong, safe & healthy!