Know a boating hero?

Canadian Safe Boating Awards group is seeking to honour heroes.

  • Jul. 25, 2012 12:00 p.m.

This is your opportunity to have your own local boating safety advocate or hero recognized for their outstanding or life saving efforts in the field of recreational boating safety and environmental stewardship.

Whatever they have contributed to the boating community, we want you to nominate them!

The Canadian Safe Boating Awards (CASBAs) are like the People’s Choice Awards of Safe Boating.  They are an annual awards ceremony and dinner which takes place every January to recognize the efforts of those who have distinguished themselves in the fields of boating safety and environmental stewardship.

The CASBA awards span a number of categories including:

• Rescue of the Year

• Marine Professional of the Year

• Top Volunteer Dedicated to Safe Boating

• Best Boating Safety Initiative

•Safeguarding the Environment

• Marine Industry

• Visible PFD Wear in Advertising

• Best Media Contribution to Boating Safety.

 

If you know or hear of some deserving individual or organization in your area, we ask you to please submit a nomination with related details by completing the form which can be found by going to: http://www.csbc.ca www.csbc.ca .

Nominations close Nov. 4, 2012.

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