The Friends of the Fort Gratiot Light will sponsor SandFest, the first Master and Professional/Advanced Amateur Sand Sculpting competition in Michigan. The festival will take place July 4-7 and they hope to raise $20,000 to provide a match for the County’s Michigan Lighthouse Assistance Program grant application for 2013. You can learn more about the festival by going to their website which is www.bluewatersandfest.com
Two leading boating education organizations with a history of making boating education easy and affordable, have teamed up to offer a fully interactive online seminar for those First Mates who may find themselves needing to take command of the family boat. Partner in Command, from the US Power Squadrons (USPS), in partnership with the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety, aims to acquaint the First Mate with basic skills he or she may need in an emergency. For details about this class click HERE. GLCC members should click USPS Discount for GLCC member registration discount instructions.
Click USPS/BoatUS Info for information about the USPS and the BoatUS Foundation.