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Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced the activation of its Disaster Relief and Response Fund to assist Coast Guard Members impacted by Hurricane Harvey. “As we see the hurricane rescue efforts unfold, we bear

tags: Charity

Monday, August 28, 2017

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, has been participating in the Leukemia Cup Regatta for more than 10 years. This year, they are proud to serve as an official national sponsor of this charitable sailing event. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual Leukemia Cup Regatta is a series of lively

tags: Charters, Racing, Sailing, Travel, Beyond the Lakes, Charity

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The iconic Perry Hotel in downtown Petoskey recently hosted the “Chef’s Across the Great Lakes” charity dinner in the hotel’s Rose Room. Proceeds benefitted the Gerald Gramzay-Stafford's Hospitality Culinary Scholarship Fund with the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation. The Foundation is dedicated

tags: Lake Huron, Charity, Georgian Bay

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Great Lakes Chart Company is proud to announce the launching of the Great Lakes Chart Initiative. The goal is to assist in educating school-age children about the importance of the Great Lakes as a valuable, but threatened, resource. Recent algal blooms have been a major concern for drinking water as well as recreational

tags: Education, Applicable Everywhere, Charity

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The first annual Recycled Runway took place April 21st in an effort to raise money toward local waterway cleanups. This year’s focus was the Big Island Preserve, a natural oasis along the Sandusky Bay shoreline. Twenty-eight entrants stomped the catwalk in outfits designed using reclaimed materials or items that are typically

tags: Charity, Clothing & Shoes

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Is it better to donate a boat to charity now, rather than waiting until year’s end? “Donating a boat now during the summer high season can help boaters realize more value for their donations,” says Chris Edmonston, President of the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, a boating-related 501(c)(3)

tags: Charity, Environmental Impact

Monday, May 29, 2017

Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, the longest consecutively run freshwater race in the world, is proud to give back to the community and environment by supporting two organizations in 2017: Set Sail for Autism (SSA) and Alliance for the Great Lakes. On June 15th, 20 young autistic adults and their chaperones will board five to

tags: Charity, Racing

Monday, July 25, 2016

Professional angler Edwin Evers and three Purple Heart veterans will be fishing in Jonesboro, Arkansas tomorrow as part of the OPTIMA Batteries Healing Heroes in Action Tour and you can tune into www.bassmaster.com on Tuesday, 7/26 from 9 a.m. to noon CT to catch the action LIVE! This event is the third of four stops of the Healing

tags: Fishing, Batteries & Chargers, Charity

Monday, June 6, 2016

OPTIMA® Batteries, the global leader in high-performance automotive and marine batteries and digital battery chargers, and elite angler Edwin Evers are teaming up again to give deserving Purple Heart veterans once-in-a-lifetime fishing experiences in the OPTIMA Batteries Healing Heroes in Action Tour. Beginning June 1, OPTIMA

tags: Batteries & Chargers, Charity