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Thursday, May 17, 2018

US Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH-9) leads a list of dignitaries scheduled to celebrate the reopening of Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, May 19, at 10 am. The memorial was closed in 2017 for $2.4 million in deferred maintenance (DM) work that included repointing the

tags: Environmental Impact, Events

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Lake Ontario Offshore Racing are pleased to announce North Sails as the exclusive sailmaker sponsor of the Susan Hood Trophy Race and the Lake Ontario 300/600 Challenges, both presented by DriveHG. “The Lake Ontario 300 Challenge and the Susan Hood Trophy Race have become staples in the sailing community.” said Hugh

tags: Events

Thursday, May 10, 2018

‘Intro to Boating’ and ‘Women Making Waves’ courses to be offered at Freedom Boat Club Annapolis Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Annapolis offer a choice of two fun on-water

tags: Boating 101, Education, Events

Thursday, May 10, 2018

May 31 deadline to win fishing trip and three additional grand prizes If you’re an angler or know someone who is, the countdown begins now for a chance to win big. Showing off your “best catch” could get you an action-packed fishing trip with Mark Zona, former pro angler, co-host of the Bassmaster Elite Series, and

tags: Events, Fishing

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Over April 21-22, Bayview Yacht Club, organizer of the ever-popular Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, hosted (with help from Detroit Yacht Club) a US Sailing Safety at Sea Course that literally swept away its 130 participants with a loaded schedule of activities geared toward managing risk and avoiding danger during racing or

tags: Education, Events, Safety

Thursday, May 3, 2018

As part of the ongoing commitment to protecting the environment, Evinrude employees volunteer on land and water to support river cleanup On Saturday April 21st, 2018, Evinrude employees took part in the 23rd Annual Milwaukee Riverkeeper Spring Cleanup as part of the company’s Earth Day celebration. Joining over 4,000 volunteers

tags: Environmental Impact, Events

Thursday, April 26, 2018

The best thing about this year’s Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race just may be that there will be little change in how the event’s 94th edition, scheduled for July 14, unfolds. The world’s longest consecutively run fresh water race, organized by Bayview Yacht Club, has a devoted title sponsor in Bell’s

tags: Events

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Buffalo, NY. New York Sea Grant is encouraging the public to take expired, unused and unwanted pharmaceuticals to designated retail and law enforcement agency locations on National Take Back Day on April 28, 2018. This federally-designated day for collection of waste pharmaceuticals prevents the entry of such products as antibiotics,

tags: Environmental Impact, Events, Safety

Thursday, April 5, 2018

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has announced an update to the upcoming Statewide Fish and Game Public Hearings. The Ohio Wildlife Council first heard the proposals at their January and February meetings. The date for the Statewide Fish and Game Public Hearings has been moved to Monday, April 23, at 2:30 p.m. The

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Events, Fishing

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

You know it’s Spring in the 1000 Islands with the arrival of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Spring Boat Show. This year’s event will be held April 6-8 at the Cerow Recreation Park Arena and Clayton Town Barn, both located on East Line Road. The show will offer 2 full buildings for boaters to navigate and

tags: Boat Show, Events, Lake Ontario