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Mark Ruffalo Honored at this Year's Riverkeeper Fishermen's Ball on April 16

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Hundreds of clean water supporters will gather on the Hudson River for the annual Riverkeeper Fishermen’s Ball on April 16 to honor Mark Ruffalo with the “Big Fish” Award for inspiring communities to raise their voices for a sustainable future. The evening will feature award presentation by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and a special musical performance by Grammy award-winning artist Lyle Lovett as Riverkeeper and its supporters celebrate the power of the grassroots movement for clean water and sustainable energy. Funds raised will benefit Riverkeeper, New York’s clean water advocate.

Mark Ruffalo will be honored at this year's Riverkeeper Fishermen's Ball.

Riverkeeper has been on the front lines of major environmental issues for more than four decades, consistently working to ensure that every New Yorker has the right to clean, safe swimmable, drinkable, fishable water. Riverkeeper is a member-supported, watchdog organization dedicated to defending the Hudson River and its tributaries and protecting the drinking water supply of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley residents.

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