Rocking the Boat celebrates anniversary, future expansion

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A local organization is celebrating its anniversary this weekend with plans for the future.

Rocking the Boat started in a small space in 1998 with a handful of students that had the opportunity to build boats and learn about waterways near the Bronx River. Now they are celebrating the program’s 20th anniversary.  

Organizers at the event announced that they are expanding to a new building where more students will continue with the program.

Local politicians directed over $1 million in capital funding to help the program.

Rocking the Boat provides an outlet and a one-of-a kind experience. Many current students, alumni, volunteers and family members are coming together Sunday to watch one of the most challenging boats they’ve ever taken on, in celebration of their anniversary.

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