Oceanport, N.J. – One week after Hurricane Sandy blew
through New Jersey, a command center at Monmouth Park, operated by First Energy,
the Red Cross, the State of New Jersey and the Federal Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA) remains fully operational to aid those who have been affected by
20 tents have been constructed in the Monmouth
Park parking lots to accommodate
shelter, shower, laundry and food for nearly 750 workers, who have come from
across the country, including Alabama, Illinois, Nebraska, Minnesota, Texas and Virginia. Six hundred and ninety five trucks are
carrying crew members to sites throughout the State to help restore power to New
Jerseyans who remain in the dark.
addition, tents are being utilized by the Red Cross, in conjunction with the
State of New Jersey,
to house those displaced by the storm.
seen here is truly a community, and for that matter, a nation coming together,”
said Dennis Drazin, advisor to the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s
Association and Darby Development LLC, operators of the racetrack. “We have always prided ourselves on being a
good neighbor, and Monmouth Park Racetrack is a huge part of Monmouth County
and the State of New Jersey. Anything we can do to give back to those who
have been so good to us is truly our pleasure.
how long it takes or whatever we have to do, Monmouth Park
will continue to open its doors and provide whatever assistance we can.”
seeking shelter or those who wish to donate or volunteer can visit the Red
Cross website at www.redcross.org.
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