Tag Archives: Volunteering

MIASF indicates successful start for annual waterway cleanup

On March 6 and 7, approximately 800 volunteers participated in the kick-off weekend of the 44th Annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup, the county’s largest and longest-running environmental event. Presented by the Florida Inland Navigation District (F.I.N.D.) and organized by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), the first weekend of the Broward County Waterway Cleanup resulted in the collection of over 4,000 ...

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Sea Tow assists Texas turtle rescue

The recent extreme cold weather in the southern U.S. brought increased danger to some wildlife. Sea Tow Corpus Christi jumped to help rescue more than 1,000 sea turtles shocked by the freeze, unable to help themselves. "These turtles don't have a voice," said Capt. Brandon Upton, owner of Sea Tow Corpus Christi. "Boaters can easily call us on the phone or ...

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MIASF announces details of annual waterway cleanup

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) recently announced the details of the 44th Annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup. Because participant safety is a top priority, some changes to this year’s event are being incorporated to minimize risk and ensure a healthy, enjoyable experience for all. Instead of the traditional one-day event, this year’s Waterway Cleanup will kick-off on March 6 and run ...

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MarineMax Fort Myers hosts benefit for area children’s hospital

The team at MarineMax Fort Myers hosted a successful Yacht Gala in benefit of The Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida. This year they hosted the event at the Deep Lagoon Seafood and Oyster House, located on the MarineMax campus. Through generous donations, a live auction, and a silent auction they were able to raise almost $200,000 for the cause. MarineMax Fort Myers said they ...

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Correct Craft employees volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

Over the past two weeks, 52 employees from Nautique Boats, Aktion Parks, Watershed Innovation and Correct Craft volunteered with Habitat for Humanity. Employees spent the past two Saturdays assembling a home. The homes start as a concrete slab and end up move-in ready for a Central Florida family in need. Correct Craft employees were assigned to houses needing final touch ups before the homes ...

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Power-Pole joins AAF environmental effort

JL Marine Systems, Inc., makers of the original Power-Pole Shallow Water Anchor, announced that it will serve as the primary sponsor for the 4th district of the American Advertising Federation’s “Plastic Brigade” campaign. "As anglers, we understand that the conservation of those resources is essential to the enjoyment we receive," a statement from the company said. "As a company built by ...

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Boston Whaler hosts school supply drive for area students

For the ninth consecutive year, Boston Whaler is continuing its “Boatload of Backpacks” program, a school supply drive to help area students, elementary schools, and teachers start off the new school year on the right foot. It’s a great way for Whaler employees and the company to support their local Florida community. Employee contributions of money and school supplies are ...

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Correct Craft team volunteers in California

In early July, more than 100 Correct Craft employees from around the country travelled to Merced, Calif., to serve in the home town of Correct Craft's Centurion Boats and Supreme Boats. The two groups of employees traveled to participate in the company’s project “Loving on Merced!”. Employee volunteers from Correct Craft and its various subsidiaries (Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, SeaArk, Bass ...

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