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May 04 2007 Marina Takes on Safe Boating Awareness

Collings Bay, Kingston, ON - Miche Steenbakker is a member of the Kingston Safe and Sober Community Alliance and promoting their annual Safe Boating Event.  This year the event is on Sunday May 27, 2007 from to and is held at the Collins Bay Marina.  It is a public information day with free boat rides for the public (courtesy of the Boat Warehouse, CORK, and Wards Marine), displays by Coast Guard, HMCS Cataraqui, the local fire department, public health(sun safety and mocktails), the local windsurfing school, and of course the Collins Bay Yacht Club sailing school.  They have free kayak test paddling; kayak races, and a lifejacket fashion show.   The event grows each year and is fun for the whole family. 
Some display groups have handouts and educational "games" for kids to play to reinforce the message. 
For more details contact Michele Steenbakkers at
Collins Bay Marina
1270 Coverdale Drive
Kingston, ON  K7M 8X7
(613) 389-4455   (888) 748-5557

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