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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Since 1892, Columbia Yacht Club has been known as more than just a ship on the lake, a sailing organization, or a dining room. It has been known and continues to be celebrated as the club that fosters a deep sense of pride and camaraderie among its members, officers, and staff. More than this, the Columbia Yacht Club is proud to serve

tags: Boat Club, Charity, Education, Feel Good Story, Kids & Pets, Lake Michigan, Yacht Club

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Following a devastating tragedy in 2017, the Annapolis Boat Shows launched a fundraising effort for hurricane relief called “Hands Across the Transom”. Following the destructive outcome of Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas – a known boating destination and home to many of the show’s exhibitors – Annapolis

tags: Charity, East Coast

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Evinrude and Alumacraft recently announced the donation of an Alumacraft boat powered by an Evinrude E-TEC engine to the Milwaukee Riverkeeper. The boat and engine will be used to support Milwaukee Riverkeeper’s mission to protect and restore Milwaukee’s waterways. The boat’s maiden voyage was part of Evinrude

tags: Charity, Environmental Impact, Lake Michigan

Friday, June 14, 2019

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 that it was presented with the Coast Guard’s Distinguished Public Service Award. The award, presented by Admiral Charles Ray, Vice Commandant, and Admiral Karl Schultz,

tags: Awards, Charity, Feel Good Story

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Barbara Wood's dad the late Robert H. Wood, a WWII veteran and career educator, loved teaching and boating, and, so, she has donated his 1967 Evinrude Playmate runabout for New York Sea Grant's award-winning Discover Clean and Safe Boating public education campaign. "We gladly accept this gift from the Wood family in honor of their

tags: Charity, Feel Good Story, Lake Ontario

Monday, June 3, 2019

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced that in honor of the Coast Guard Foundation’s 50th anniversary, Leidos, a generous corporate donor, has offered to match every gift received by June 5, 2019 – dollar for

tags: Charity, Feel Good Story

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today that the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Leukemia Cup Regatta is its official Charitable Partner for the 49th Annual Newport International Boat Show. The organization will receive complimentary exhibit space at the

tags: East Coast, Racing, Sailing, Boat Show, Charity

Thursday, April 11, 2019

River View Yacht Club has announced two fun events for the month of April that are open to the public --- A Polish Dinner fund raiser and the club’s 30th Annual Trip to Put-in-Bay aboard the Jet Express leaving from Toledo! The Polish Dinner Fund Raiser will be held on Sunday, April 14 from 2 – 6 p.m. at River View Yacht

tags: Charity, Events, Ferries, Lake Erie

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Evinrude, the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and the National Marine Distributors Association (NMDA) announced today that Evinrude will donate two million dollars’ worth of Evinrude ETEC G2 3.4L V6 outboard engines to the ABYC Foundation supporting next generation marine technician training. The donation, which is the

tags: Charity, Education, Engines

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has distributed over $600,000 to families impacted by the partial government shutdown that ended January 25. Coast Guard families across the country – from Alaska to

tags: Charity, Law & Politics