Buffalo Rowing growing as association builds new boathouse

Buffalo Rowing growing as association builds new boathouse


WE’LL HAVE THOSE STORIES AND MUCH MORE AHEAD ON NEWS-4 AT 4. THANKS, CHRISTY. HAPPENING TODAY — CONSTRUCTION IS STARTING ON A NEW BOATHOUSE ON THE BUFFALO RIVER. THE 16-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT BUILDING WILL BE HOME TO THE BUFFALO SCHOLASTIC ROWING ASSOCIATION. NEWS 4S ALI INGERSOLL HAS MORE ON THE PROJECT’S PROGRESS AND THE GROWING INTERST IN ROWING. ((30:48 THE FIRST FEW BEAMS ARE IN PLACE NOW AS THE BUILDING PHASE FOR THE NEW BOATHOUSE IS UNDERWAY NAT POP CONSTRUCTION SOUND… — FROM PI2904 — AROUND 35:27 ((43:52 IT’S A GREAT DAY — THE PLANNING FOR THE BOATHOUSE BEGAN MORE THAN SIX YEARS AGO — ((46:16 THERE WAS LITERALLY NOTHNG GOING ON HERE WHEN WE TOOK TITLE TO THIS LAND. NOW AT THE SITE ON OHIO STREET… THE VISION HAS A FOUNDATION… THE BUFFALO SCHOLASTIC ROWING ASSOCATIONS PRESIDENT MARK KOSTRZEWSKI SAYS AS ROWING IS GROWING IN THE QUEEN CITY… THERE’S A NEED FOR MORE SPACE… ((20:06 THERE’S NO ROOM IN THE TEMPORARY BOATHOUSE THE ASSOCIATION’S TEMPORARY BOATHOUSE MEASURES 35- HUNDRED SQUARE FEET — THE NEW ONE — WILL BE 16-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET.. WHICH WILL ALLOW THE ASSOCATION TO EXPAND THEIR PROGRAMS. SOT) ((45:53 THERES ROOM FOR A LOT MORE IN BUFFALO /// BUTT (SOT) (( 49:01 WE’RE BRINGNG PEOPLE INTO THE WATER ((NAT POP FROM PI2886 – AT 37:26 – THREE QUARTERS, HALF, THREE QUARTERS, ONE)) ROWING DOWN THE BUFFALO RIVER BEFORE THE SUN EVEN RISES… WORKING TOGETHER… THE CANISIUS HIGH SCHOOL TEAM’S BOAT COASTS THROUGH THE WATER… ((37:28 IT’S A REALLY GOOD TEAM SPORT BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO BE IN UNISON WITH EVERYTHING MANY ROWERS SAY THEY LOVE THE SENSE OF COMARADERIE … AND THE LESSONS THEY TAKE AWAY… LONG AFTER THE BOAT IS LIFTED OUT OF THE WATER.. AND BACK ONTO THE RACK… ((47:18 IT TEACHES TEAMWORK, DISCIPLINE, PERSERVERANCE, ALL THE THINGS WE NEED TO BE TEACHING OUR YOUTH (19:41 YOU GO TOGTHER, WORK TOGETHER, YOU WIN OR LOSE TOGETHER . THESE ARE LESSONS… THE ASSOCATION WILL BE ABLE TO TEACH IN THEIR NEW BOATHOUSE FOR MANY YEARS TO COME ((44:18 I SAID THIS DAY WILL COME AND WE WILL HAVE A BOATHOUSE FOR HTE PEOPLE OF BUFFALO, (( 31:19 THE BUFFALO SCHOLASTIC ROWING ASSOCATIONS NEW BOATHOUSE IS SLATED TO BE COMPLETED IN SEPTEMBER. FOR INFORMATION ON HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED WITH ROWING, VISIT OUR WEBSITE WIVB DOT COM… CLICK ON THE FUOND IT ON FOUR SECTION. FROM THE FIRST WARD, ALI

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