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MRAA honors 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award winner

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas named Gary Briggs of Wayzata Marine as its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Recognizing Briggs at the MRAA Opening Awards Ceremony at its annual conference last month, MRAA celebrated his numerous accomplishments in the marine industry over the last 51 years. Briggs opened a start-up selling and servicing marine equipment in 1967 and ...

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Well-wishers help Wayzata Marine founder Gary Briggs celebrate retirement

Customers, friends and industry well-wishers arrived in continuous waves to help Wayzata Marine founder Gary Briggs officially celebrate his retirement after 50 years in business. The Minnesota boating industry icon spent the better part of an August Saturday moving from table to table visiting and sharing stories dating back to 1967. That’s when Gary and Darlene Briggs opened Wayzata Lake ...

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