Are You An Environmental Leader?

BoatU.S. seeks Nominations

Published online: Oct 27, 2006 News BoatU.S. News
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The BoatU.S. Foundation is looking to honor those who have made a significant contribution towards advancing clean boating and educating boaters on minimizing their environmental impact with a new Environmental Leadership Award.  Now is the time to submit your nomination to recognize a group, organization, company, marina or individual.  The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2007 and the award includes $500 for the continued support of the winner's environmental efforts.

"We are looking for creative, unique, and innovative nominees who have succeeded at building momentum for clean boating," said Susan Shingledecker, Environmental Program Manager with the BoatU.S. Foundation. "This award, for example, could go to a group that has cleaned up miles of beaches, a marina that has led the way in helping keep our waterways clean, or to honor a boater who has spearheaded a local environmental education campaign," she added.

The Foundation has a long history of working with local organizations throughout the country to help bring environmental messages directly to boaters.  This Environmental Leadership Award aims to recognize those who complement our efforts by making a difference in promoting environmentally responsible boating in their community.

Applications and information about the award can be found online at available at http://www.BoatUS.com/foundation/EnviroAward, or contact Ms. Shingledecker at SShingledecker@BoatUS.com, or telephone 703-461-2878, ext. 8358.

The BoatU.S. Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit education and research organization primarily funded by the voluntary contributions of the 670,000 members of BoatU.S.  The Foundation operates more than a dozen programs including the only accredited, free, online general boating safety course, a low-cost EPIRB rental program, the "Help Stop the Drops" national clean fueling campaign, a free kid's Life Jacket Loaner Program, and has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants for nonprofit groups for boating safety and environmental projects.

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