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1st Precinct Officer Steve Rose Organizes Event to Aid Sandy Victims

November 27th, 2012 Posted in In the Press

From the New York Times, A Ranger Rolls Up His Sleeves and Takes a Big Role in Hurricane Relief:

Brad Richards, the son of lobster fishers in Prince Edward Island, joined the Rangers just 17 months ago, but he is definitely a New Yorker now. In the days after Hurricane Sandy, he has been a frequent volunteer in hard-hit parts of the city, gutting flood-damaged homes in Queens and helping to organize a benefit hockey clinic on Staten Island…

Last week Richards helped on Staten Island, thanks to a suggestion from Steve Rose, a policeman he knows from Lower Manhattan whose son plays on the St. Joseph by-the-Sea hockey team in the borough.

They organized a skating clinic at a rink in Staten Island’s Tottenville section, and Richards brought along his teammates Gaborik, Eminger, Ryan Callahan, Brian Boyle, Carl Hagelin, Dan Girardi, Marc Staal, Anton Stralman, Jeff Halpern and Taylor Pyatt.

“The response we got from the people of Staten Island was just incredible,” Rose said. “We raised over $14,000 in a four-hour span. It was just phenomenal.”

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