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West Marine deadline nears for boating grants

West Marine will accept nominations for 2015 youth boating grants until July 31.

West Marine will accept nominations for 2015 youth boating grants until July 31.

The retailer’s Blue Future Fund is distributing a total of $30,000 to 501(c) 3 organizations that support youth boating projects. Dozens of youth boating organizations throughout the country have been nominated.

Winning organizations will be posted at the West Marine website on Aug. 13. Launched in 2015, the fund supports marine conservation, sustainable fisheries and youth boating.

On June 8 a percentage of all sales at West Marine’s retail and online outlets were donated to the Blue Future Fund, raising a total of $70,000.

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