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Press Coverage:
September 25, 2014: New York Nonprofit Press, "Ward New Chief Program Officer at Asphalt Green"
September 18, 2014:The Broadsheet Daily, "It's Your Own 'Phalt"
July 16, 2014: Downtown Magazine, Conrad NY Teams Up With Asphalt Green’s Fit Kids Fit City Campaign
July 15, 2014: Fox 5 NY News, Living A Full Life
June 30, 2014: CUNY TV, "One to One with Sheryl McCarthy featuring Carol Tweedy of Asphalt Green"
June 30, 2014: New York Daily News, "Work it! Senior-Focused Classes At Asphalt Green Help Uptown Residents Get Fit"
June 11, 2014: DNAinfo New York, "Hundreds of New Yorkers Set World record for Trampoline Jumping"
June 4, 2014: Our Town, "Asphalt Green to Welcome New Director"
June 2, 2014: DNAinfo New York, "Head of Asphalt Green Retiring After 20 Years"
May 20, 2014: NationSwell, "These Coaches Make Recess Work for Kids"
May 16, 2014: Fox 5 NY News, "New York Minute"
May 15, 2014: Wall Street Journal, "Diving In to Summer With Fit Campaign"
May 13, 2014: NY1 News, "Nonprofit Re-Purposes Recess Chaos to Encourage Fitness"
May 7, 2014: New York Nonprofit Press, "Asphalt Green Raises $750K at 'Big Swim'"
May 4, 2014: NY Daily News, "Bronx Kids Learn To Swim Thanks To Manhattan-Based Nonprofit"
May 3, 2014: NY 1, "Students Raise Money to Fight Childhood Drowning at 'Big Swim Meet'"
May 2, 2014: DNAinfo New York, "More Than 1,000 Kids to Take Part in Swim Meet at Asphalt Green"
May 1, 2014: NY1 Noticias, "Ofrecen Clases De Natación Gratuitas Para Evitar Que Menores Se Ahoguen"
May 1, 2014: USA Swimming, "Olympic Gold Medalist Jessica Hardy to Participate in Annual Big Swim Benefit"
April 25, 2014: ABC7 News, "The Big Swim Meet and Benefit on May 3"
April 8, 2014: ABC7 News, "Waterproofing Program Teaches New York City Students How to Swim"
March 24, 2014: DNAinfo New York, "Triathlon Coach Who Lost 100 LBs. Hopes to Inspire Others"
November 6, 2013: Time Out New York Kids, "Best of 2013: Best Places and Things to do in NYC for Families"
November 1, 2013: Downtown Express, "Spooky & Sexy Help Save Children for Halloween"
June 6, 2013: WNYC, "Veterans' Swimming Program Helps With Physical, Mental Barriers"
May 30, 2013: USA Swimming, "Rachel Stratton-Mills: California Girl At Home In The Big Apple"
February 6, 2013: Time Out New York Kids, "Sports camps: The best summer camps in New York City"
November 6, 2012:Time Out New York Kids, "Sports Birthday Party Ideas for NYC Kids"
September 10, 2012: Newsday: 9/11 Scholarship Pays Off With Olympic Medal
August 1, 2012: Women Around Town: Lia Neals' Olympic Victory Honors Two Swimmers Who Died on 9/11
July 12, 2012: USA Swimming: LIA NEAL: A JOURNEY IN THE MAKING
June 12, 2012: Women Around Town: Lia Neal and Other Asphalt Green Swimmers Get Ready for Olympic Trials in Omaha
March 25, 2012: ABC 7 News, "Recess as a Learning Tool"
March 22, 2012: News12 NY, "Best of the Bronx"
February 12, 2012: Gotham Schools: Study: With a little push, students get a lot more out of recess
September 10, 2011: Daily News: In the swim with vic's fund
August 23, 2010: Sports Illustrated: Giving Kids a Lifeline
December 2009: New York Family: Green Acres
June 19, 2006: New York Times: Everyone Into the Water, Closing Swimming's Deadly Racial Gap

Press Releases:
September 24, 2014: 4th Annual Asphalt Screams Event
September 23, 2014: Asphalt Green Announces Selection of New Chief Program Officer Jeff Ward
May 29, 2014: Asphalt Green Announces Selection of New Executive Director Maggy Siegel
May 9, 2014: Kid Swimmers to Model Spring Fashions at Bloomingdale's in Support of Asphalt Green's Life-Changing Free Programs
July 29, 2013: Asphalt Green Launches Campaign to Highlight Hazards of Planned East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station

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