NMMA raises concerns over Trump budget

President Trump’s Budget Blueprint released this week calls for cuts to several department that have “a significant impact on the recreational boating industry,” the National Marine Manufacturers Association said in an analysis released Friday. The budget, if enacted, would have a 10 percent increase in defense spending ($ 603 billion), with a 10 percent decrease in …
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Weekly 5: Proposal to close Florida bridge raises boating concerns

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Proposal to close Florida bridge raises boating concerns The closure of a drawbridge in downtown Fort Lauderdale in February could cost local boating …
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Dr. Shrink raises funds for local animal shelter

Dr. Shrink, Inc.’s founder/CEO/President, Mike Stenberg, recently traveled both for fun and for a cause. Mike and his son, Bart Stenberg, general manager of Dr. Shrink, Inc., flew to Las Vegas, where they purchased a 1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria Country Squire Wagon. Mike said the Ford Country Squire station wagon was for a 40 […]
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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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MRAA Educational Foundation raises more than $20,000

MINNEAPOLIS — The MRAA Educational Foundation has exceeded its goal of raising $ 20,000 in 2014 to provide financial support for education, training and professional development in the recreational marine trades. The foundation hit its fundraising goal during the recent Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, which took place Nov. 16-19 at the Orange County Convention Center […]
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