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Psychic Faire raises money for GWL Skatepark.

Once again Crystals of Quartz hosted a fantastic Psychic Faire and donated a portion of her proceeds to GWL Skatepark. So, not only did she provide Greenwood Lake with a fun experience and a chance to interact with healers, readers and vendors, but she also helped GWL Skatepark raise another $1,136 toward our goal. Thank you @crystalsofquartz (website) and thank you to all of her volunteers, including Dylan Cosgrove 

Taking today to remember Dale

“Legacy. What is a legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you never get to see.” — Hamilton, the Musical Dale Hirrel planted seeds with all he came in contact with. He wanted a local skatepark built as a safe space for the community and reached out to local officials trying to make that dream a reality. Unfortunately, his dream was not realized in time for Dale to see it. Today, February 26th, 2021 would have been Dale’s 21st birthday. We...

Skateboard Art Auction a (digital) success!

Today all of us at @gwlskatepark want to take a moment to thank everyone who was involved in making this years 3rd annual #doitfordale Skateboard Art Auction a success! THANK YOU to the artists who gave their time and talents as well as all who bid on boards to help us raise money to build a premier community skatepark! Fund raising is difficult in these uncommon times, but know our commitment and focus remains clear, WE...

Social Media Milestone

Last week we reached a big Instagram milestone of 1,000(+) followers!! THANK YOU to all our GWL Skatepark supporters who have followed us on Instagram and on Facebook! We’re more than grateful for the continued support of GWL Skatepark Corp. and our fundraising efforts, especially through a year as strange as 2020. To bring everyone up to speed on our fundraising effort, as of October 2020 we’ve raised over $62,000...

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...