Interlux seeks entries for annual waterfront grants

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The 2012 Interlux Waterfront Challenge is under way and community organizations are urged to apply now. Interlux will award $50,000 in October to recognize projects undertaken this year that create sustainable waterfront environmental improvements in their communities.

The deadline for completing projects is Sept. 2. Eight awards ranging from $4,500 to $20,000 will be presented to groups in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.

A five-judge panel of marine industry leaders who share a passion for protecting our waters — with the help of boaters voting on Facebook for their favorite projects among the finalists — will select seven regional winners to be awarded $4,500 each and a grand-prize winner to be awarded $20,000. Awards will be made in October at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Click here for information on the 2012 Interlux Waterfront Challenge. For the latest Waterfront Challenge news and updates, go to the Waterfront Challenge Facebook page.

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