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Michael J Kirwan Dam commemorates 50 years with a special celebration

Published Sept. 27, 2016
Come celebrate 50 years of the Michael J. Kirwan Dam and reservoir bringing value to the region. This event will include presentations, speeches from legislators and children of Rep. Kirwan, games, tours of the facility, a ceremonial 50th Anniversary tree planting, and more.

Come celebrate 50 years of the Michael J. Kirwan Dam and reservoir bringing value to the region. This event will include presentations, speeches from legislators and children of Rep. Kirwan, games, tours of the facility, a ceremonial 50th Anniversary tree planting, and more.

WHO: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, Michael J Kirwan Dam hosts the general public.

WHAT: Come celebrate 50 years of the Michael J. Kirwan Dam and reservoir bringing value to the region. This event will include presentations, speeches from legislators and children of Rep. Kirwan, games, tours of the facility, a ceremonial 50th Anniversary tree planting, and more.    

WHERE: Visitors Center, Michael J. Kirwan Dam, 5767 Wayland Road, Wayland, OH, 44285 

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 1

WHY: In celebration of 50 years in existence, Michael J Kirwan Dam and Reservoir is taking time to have a celebration of the past, present, and future.

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS: Buckeye Trail Association, Edinburg Cub and Boy Scouts, Ohio Division of Watercraft, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Army National Guard, West Branch State Park 

AGENDA: Please follow this link for the agenda of events during the celebration: http://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Lakes/Michael-J-Kirwan-Dam-Reservoir/

The Pittsburgh District’s 26,000 square miles include portions of western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, eastern Ohio, western Maryland and southwestern New York.

Our jurisdiction includes more than 328 miles of navigable waterways, 23 navigation locks and dams, 16 multi-purpose flood-risk management reservoirs, 42 local flood protection projects and other projects to protect and enhance the nation’s water resources, infrastructure and environment.

Stay informed about other 150th anniversary events at http://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/ and follow us for updates on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/PittsburghUSACE/

View the district's historical timeline of important, dates, places and events throughout our 150th year, here http://bit.ly/1oHj32O.

For media inquiries, contact the Public Affairs Office at 412-395-7500 or email: celrp-pa@usace.army.mil.

For more information about the event, please call the M.J. Kirwan Dam and Reservoir office at 330-358-2622.


Contact
Jeff Hawk
412-395-7500/01/02
CELRP-PA@usace.army.mil
412-395-7118 (fax)
1000 Liberty Avenue
or
Julie Stone
330-358-2622
5767 Wayland Road, Wayland, OH, 44285

Release no. 16-178