Coast Guard Foundation appoints new president

The Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced that Regional Director of Philanthropy Susan Ludwig will replace Anne B. Brengle as president. Ludwig will assume her new position in January following Anne’s retirement this December. With ten years of nonprofit fundraising …
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Coast Guard Foundation announces 128 scholarships awarded in 2016

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced Thursday that in 2016 it has awarded a record 128 new scholarships. Combined with multi-year scholarship recipients and three Fallen Heroes Scholars, the foundation is currently supporting 163 students totaling $ 576,500 in support …
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Sea Tow Foundation launches EPIRB and PLB rental program with support from ACR Electronics

Sea Tow Foundation has launched a new emergency beacon rental program, allowing boaters across the nation access to Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) for rent. The launch of this program is supported by a donation of eight beacons from ACR Electronics. ACR Electronics is celebrating its 60th anniversary, and to mark …
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Sea Tow Foundation launches second annual Designated Skipper Campaign

The Sea Tow Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting boater safety, is urging boaters to be safe this Memorial Day weekend through its second annual Designated Skipper Campaign. Memorial Day is one of the busiest holidays on the water, often revered as the kick off to the boating season. Alcohol use is the leading known contributing factor in fatal boating accidents …
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Coast Guard Foundation announces date for annual coast guard tribute

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all coast guard members and their families, announced today that its 12th annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard in Our Nation’s Capital will take place on Wednesday June 8, 2016 at the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C. The event […]
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Sea Tow Foundation launches new website

The Sea Tow Foundation for boating safety and education recently invited visitors to explore its new website at www.boatingsafety.com. The new site includes extensive information to help visitors understand the Foundation’s complete range of boating safety and education programs and solutions, along with resources to help supporters get involved. On the new “Events and News” page, visitors can […]
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Coast Guard Foundation raises $250,000 for Coast Guard scholarships

NEW YORK CITY – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that at the 35th Annual Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard, which was held in New York City on October 8, more than $ 1 million was raised. Of […]
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Coast Guard Foundation to recognize Christine Duffy at 2015 Tribute to U.S. Coast Guard Seventh District in Florida

STONINGTON, Conn. – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that its 22nd Annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard Seventh District will take place on November 19 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort […]
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Coast Guard Foundation funds 225th birthday celebration

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that in honor of the United States Coast Guard’s 225th birthday, it will fund 176 picnics and gatherings for Coast Guard members around the country. The total support for these celebrations is […]
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Coast Guard Foundation hosts tribute to servicemen

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that its 11th Annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard in Our Nation’s Capital will take place on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the National Building Museum, Washington, […]
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