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Applications Open for Life Jacket Loaner Program


The Sea Tow Foundation is accepting applications to host a Life Jacket Loaner Station next year.

“We are excited to offer this opportunity for the 14th year and grow this vital and important program for the 2022 boating season,” Gail R. Kulp, executive director of the Sea Tow Foundation, said in a statement. “We encourage widespread participation from all who want to start a new stand or restock an existing stand.”


The program provides life jackets to start a loaner station or restock an existing one. Loaner-station building kits are also available.

The foundation said it wants to expand the program into Arizona, South Dakota and Vermont, which have no loaner stations.

3_Sea Tow_Oswego Fire Dept. loaner stand

The application period is open through Feb. 1, and all materials are free. The Sea Tow Foundation said it will contact applicants by the end of March.

The application is available here.



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