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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Surrounding Father's Day, the Virtual Palm Beach International Boat Show and the MIAPBC worked with MarineMax to offer one Frontline Hero a "Father's Day on the Water." The lucky winner was a deserving father who also doubles as a police officer and community philanthropist. Early on Tuesday, June 16, Sergeant James McDowell of the

tags: Charity, Feel Good Story, Promotions & Giveaways, South Coast

Friday, July 17, 2020

For the third year in a row, MarineMax partnered with Habitat for Humanity to present a deserving family the keys to their new home in Clearwater, Florida. “A Habitat for Humanity house dedication ceremony is life-changing,” states Brett McGill, MarineMax Chief Executive Officer and President. “The pandemic

tags: Charity, Feel Good Story, South Coast

Friday, July 10, 2020

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is proud to announce the launch of their Luck of the Lakes raffle—a mission-based fundraiser providing one lucky winner and up to 5 friends the trip of a lifetime on an Interlake Steamship Company freighter in the 2021 sailing season or the option of $10,000. “This is an experience

tags: Charity, Great Lakes, History, Promotions & Giveaways

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Don’t be irresponsible—become Eriesponsible! The name says it all. Eriesponsible is actually a notable initiative by Ohio boaters to tackle environmental problems in Lake Erie using a variety of means to get their message out. It deserves widespread support. I had the opportunity to spend some time in January with the

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Charity, Education, Environmental Impact, Feel Good Story, Lake Erie

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today that through the 2020 spouse scholarship and grant program, they distributed 265 awards. These 2020 grants and scholarships represent a total of $147,500 in support

tags: Charity, Education, Feel Good Story, Job Opportunities, Promotions & Giveaways

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Nineteen companies who make marine-related merchandise have come together to raise money for those affected financially by the coronavirus pandemic. Nineteen for 19, organized by ugo wear, a maker of waterproof electronics cases, is a fundraiser to benefit Modest Needs Foundation, a nonprofit that provides emergency relief for

tags: Charity, Promotions & Giveaways

Monday, April 27, 2020

Three home-bound Mercury Racing employees are using personal 3D printers to support community efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. When Steve Wynveen, a development engineering manager at Mercury Racing, learned that Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee had posted a pattern and instructions for home sewers to

tags: Charity, COVID-19

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Chaparral Boats is excited to share that its parent company Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX), through The O. Wayne Rollins Foundation controlled and funded by Marine Products’ majority shareholder, is donating $100,000 to The Caring Place. In addition, Chaparral Boats has donated hundreds of N95 masks to local medical

tags: Charity, East Coast, Feel Good Story

Friday, April 17, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today it has activated its emergency response fund and tragedy assistance programs. With these two tools, the Foundation has committed to raise $1 million to support the Coast

tags: Charity, COVID-19

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Brunswick Corporation, (NYSE: BC) and many of its businesses around the world are doing their part to help those on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. The Brunswick Private Foundation recently made a $50,000 donation to the Red Cross and Brunswick employees around the world are making personal donations that will also be

tags: Charity, COVID-19, Feel Good Story

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