MEDIA ADVISORY for Saturday, December 14, 2019: Gershow Recycling Provides Aluminum Scrap for High School Robotics Teams

Who: Jonathan Abrams, Manager, Gershow Recycling
Local high school robotics teams and their mentors

What: For the eleventh year in a row, Gershow Recycling is opening its Medford facility to local high school robotics teams who need aluminum scrap. The teams will use the scrap to construct their 120-pound robots that will compete in School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc.’s 21st annual Long Island Regional FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition on March 22-28 at Hofstra University.

Teams scheduled to attend so far include Half Hollow Hills, Hauppauge, Huntington, Kings Park, North Shore, Plainview-Old Bethpage, Southold and Westhampton Beach.

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Gershow Recycling
71 Peconic Avenue
Medford, NY

Directions: LIE to Exit 64. Take Route 112 South to Patchogue. Go 0.7 mile. Turn left at Peconic Avenue. Go 1.3 miles. Gershow is on the left.

Photo Ops: Mr. Abrams joined by members of the high school robotics teams and their coaches and mentors. Members of the high school robotics teams displaying the aluminum scrap they received.