Saladino Hosting Sixth Annual Marine & Outdoor Recreation Expo

***Media Advisory***Thousands of Children and Families Expected to Turn Out for Record-Breaking Event
September 26, 2011
New York State Assemblyman Joseph Saladino will be hosting his sixth annual "Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo" on Sunday, October 2, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Jones Beach West End Boat Basin alongside the Short Beach Coast Guard Station in Wantagh, NY. Saladino's free event is expected to attract over 4,500 children and families, and provide them with the opportunity to kayak, canoe, fish and receive lessons from the pros.

Each year Assemblyman Saladino utilizes this venue to introduce children, families and enthusiasts of all ages to fishing, marine education, and other outdoor recreational activities. This year's event also includes marine life touch tanks, solar and renewable energy demonstrations, environmental conservation exhibits, arts and crafts, New York's largest fish-shaped cake, Coast Guard and Police Boat tours and live music by a group that performs at some of Long Island's most popular clubs and restaurants.

Assemblyman Joseph S. Saladino
Long Island Rock and Roll Band "The "Rockin' 45's"
Paddy the Clown
Coastal Conservation Association of New York
Long Island Maritime Museum
Citizens Campaign for the Environment
Jones Beach Lifeguards
Montauk Surfcasting Association
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
American Red Cross
SUNY Farmingdale
Fire Island Lighthouse
Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops

Jones Beach West End Boat Basin along side the Short Beach Coast Guard Station, Wantagh, NY

Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.