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NMMA BoatPAC reports success at ABC

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The annual BoatPAC reception, held during the recent American Boating Congress, collected more than $26,000 in PAC contributions.

The National Marine Manufacturers Association said the event was a “huge success,” with 20 members of Congress in attendance.

The NMMA's BoatPAC goal for 2012 is $125,000.

The next ABC is set for May 8-9, 2013.


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