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the GWL Skatepark hosts the 1st Annual DoItForDale Skate Contest in memory of Dale Hirrel

1st Annual DoItForDale Skate Contest a Huge Success!

The 1st Annual DoItForDale Skate Contest was a huge success! First and foremost the GWL Skatepark Corp. would like to thank the multiple sponsors … Mountain CreekStimulus skateboardsVans, Junior’s Skate And Sport, LLCBurton Snowboards and Nimbus Skate for providing amazing prizes for the competitors who skated/biked/scootered hard in memory of their friend Dale Hirrel on the anniversary of his passing. We’d...

the GWL Skatepark in Memory of Dale Hirrel gets some San Francisco exposure, Deluxe SF

Deluxe SF plugs the GWL Skatepark and Dale Hirrel

Our efforts are now reaching as far as San Fransisco! Thanks so much to DLXSF for helping us reach the followers of your brands (close to 42,000 of them on FB!) … helping us reach more skaters/riders in even more states like this will certainly help us reach our fundraising goal sooner than later. Deluxe Distribution was originally founded to distribute the Beware Record label and various small record labels popular with skateboarders, along with Supercush Bushings...

GWL Skatepark Corp., GWL Skatepark Public Forum 2.0

GWL Skatepark Public Forum 2.0 a success!

We held our second information session, the GWL Skatepark Public Forum 2.0, for Greenwood Lake and the surrounding communities this past Thursday, March 29 at the Elk’s Lodge in Greenwood Lake, NY. We had a large turnout, with a few special guests including Greenwood Lake Mayor Jesse Dwyer, Warwick Town Supervisor Mike Sweeton, and Warwick Mayor Michael J. Newhard. During the presentation we shared all of our recent successes and progress over the second half of 2017, then announced our plan...

GWL Skatepark Sign ribbon-cutting, along with Greenwood Lake Mayor Jesse Dwyer and Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce

GWL Skatepark gains some traction

It was a busy week for GWL Skatepark Corp. leading up to Easter, starting with a celebratory ribbon-cutting at the newly installed sign in CVS field marking the location for the future GWL Skatepark in Memory of Dale Hirrel. Many local residents and business owners attended the momentous event for our effort, and News 12’s Blaise Gomez aired a nice clip, giving GWL Skatepark Corp. the added publicity we really need. The sign serves as a point-of-reference for...

Jessica Bell raising over $200 for the GWL Skatepark Corp by selling hand-warmers at the Winter Classic ice-hockey tournament

Thanks to a very special volunteer

Volunteerism is a way for individuals and groups to make a specific contribution by generating well-being for people and their communities. We’ve been inspired by the number of people who have stepped forward to volunteer for the GWL Skatepark project during our early fundraising efforts. Today we’d like to highlight and thank in particular a special young volunteer whose singular efforts not only raised over $200 for the skatepark but also served to remind us that the youth of Greenwood Lake...

GWL Skatepark Corp. in Greenwood Lake NY wishes all of our friends and followers a Merry Christmas and Season's Greetings

Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings!

From all of us on the GWL Skatepark Corp team to all of you, we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings! We’ve taken many strides since our Public Forum back in June when we first announced plans for the new GWL Skatepark in memory of Dale Hirrel, and we’ll be taking many more strides in the coming months. We’ve witnessed first-hand the strength of our community when coming together for a cause, and we believe that bringing...

GWL Skatepark branded magnets, hoodies, beanies, caps, magnets, drawstring bags fundraiser, Do it for Dale Hirrel

Last minute gifts! 2 more chances to get your GWL Skatepark Merch

Hey GWL Skatepark supporters, you’ve got two more chances left to get those last-minute Christmas gifts for the skaters on your list and support the GWL Skatepark at the same time. We’ll have a booth at the performance of “A Magical Celtic World of Christmas” Wednesday, December 20th from 7-9pm at the Greenwood Lake Middle School with all of our new merchandise for sale. If you’re not able to attend that performance, we have a handful of dedicated volunteers who will also be setting up...

GWL Skatepark Corp. branded hoodies, beanies, ball caps, fundraiser

Hoodies & More! Visit GWL Skatepark booth at the GWL Tree Lighting

Need holiday gift ideas? Look no further. Alright skaters & skater fans, it’s that time of year. The stores have been playing Christmas music for weeks, decorations are popping up all over town … and it’s COLD! The Christmas spirit is catching everyone, and the GWL Skatepark Corp. has got your back for that Secret Santa gift you need to buy for your colleague or classmate, that perfect gift for the skater in your family, or the ideal gift for anyone you want to...

GWL Skatepark - Fundraising - Greenwood Lake Reunion

Irish Whisper raises over $2,000 with Lepre-con Pub Crawl

It’s been far too long since we posted about the many amazing events and good deeds that have been moving GWL Skatepark Corp closer to our fundraising goal. There were several events since our last posting in August, but we want to start by thanking Joe and Maureen Anthony of The Irish Whisper for planning, organizing and hosting the Lepre-con Pub Crawl back in September. 68 people attended and a number of local establishments participated by hosting the revelers. Participants were ferried...

GWL Skatepark - Fundraising - Greenwood Lake Reunion

Greenwood Lake Reunion raises money for GWL Skatepark

The Greenwood Lake Reunion 2017, which is organized by local resident Tony Danato, was held Saturday, August 5th at the Elks Lodge. The event included food, drinks, a band, a DJ, free photos and video streaming of interviews with those in attendance, door prizes, souvenirs, activities for kids and charity competitions. This year Tony decided to also run a 50/50 raffle through which the event’s guests could rally to raise money for the GWL Skatepark! The raffle initially raised $280...