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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: Applicable Everywhere, Charity, Education

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: Batteries & Chargers, Charity, Fishing

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

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

You receive a tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the vehicle. The IRS guidelines currently determine that value is equivalent to the gross proceeds from the sale of said vehicle if the sale of said vehicle is greater than $500. When you donate your boat you will reduce your tax liability which may allow for you to receive

tags: Charity