Please Vote To Help Keep Them Afloat! (WE NEED YOUR HELP!!)

Tug Pegasus (Picture courtesy of http://empirestatemaritime.org/vessel.php?id=35)

Waterfront Museum Barge (Photo Courtesy of: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3578/3475866661_fe64dc9a06.jpg)

Please help us support Pamela Hepburn, one of the few female tug captains, and David Sharps, a juggling showboat barge captain, Tug Pegasus and the Waterfront Museum Barge, in Brooklynn, NY by voting for them in the Partners in Preservation historic restoration grant program.

Tug Pegasus and the Waterfront Museum Barge are in the running for a $250,000 voters’ choice grant for historic restoration from Partners in Preservation, a program of American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation to help educate New Yorkers about the importance of their historic sites.  The recipients of the grant are selected based upon popular vote, one vote, per person, per day now through May 21st, 2012.  Please help us, help them.

Here are the ways you can vote;

ONLINE: Go to: http://www.partnersinpreservation.com/  , create an account, search for “Tug Pegasus & Waterfront Museum Barge” (they are together as one entry) then click vote.  (Repeat everyday until May 21st, 2012).  Need a reminder to vote everyday?   Sign Up for a Reminder & a Raffle  not only will you be sent a reminder everyday, but you will also be entered in a raffle for a 4th of July Fireworks Cruise for 2 on the Tug Pegasus!

FACEBOOK: Go to their facebook page, here: https://www.facebook.com/PartnersinPreservation/app_248634018493979

To learn more about Tug Pegasus and the Waterfront Museum Barge visit them on the web;

http://www.waterfrontmuseum.org and http://www.tugpegasus.org

or call (718) 624 4719 or (646) 420 8022

Partnership in Preservation logo (courtesy of http://www.partnershipinpreservation.com)

Stop by the Partners in Preservation’s Open House Weekend

Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6  from 1 – 5 PM

at Hudson River Park’s Pier 25 in Tribeca at the foot of N. Moore Street in Brooklyn, NY.