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Arkansas governor proclaims safe boating week

Published May 8, 2013
The Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District, Vicksburg District and the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-08 supported Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe’s proclamation today declaring May 18 through 24 to be Safe Boating Week in Arkansas. (left) Flotilla Staff Officer for Materials Joe Zehler, Vice Division 15 Commander Patricia Lewis, Division 15 Commander Phil Hunkins, Ark. Gov. Mike Beebe, Rock District, Outdoor Recreation Planner Chris Smith,  Vicksburg District Natural Resources Specialist Amy Shultz, Division 15 Public Affairs Officer Bob Donaldson.

The Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District, Vicksburg District and the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-08 supported Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe’s proclamation today declaring May 18 through 24 to be Safe Boating Week in Arkansas. (left) Flotilla Staff Officer for Materials Joe Zehler, Vice Division 15 Commander Patricia Lewis, Division 15 Commander Phil Hunkins, Ark. Gov. Mike Beebe, Rock District, Outdoor Recreation Planner Chris Smith, Vicksburg District Natural Resources Specialist Amy Shultz, Division 15 Public Affairs Officer Bob Donaldson.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District, Vicksburg District and the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-08 supported Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe’s proclamation today declaring May 18 through 24 to be Safe Boating Week in Arkansas. This coincides with the National Safe Boating Week Campaign.  

The proclamation states that it is essential for boating enthusiast to recognize the importance of taking certain precautions, including always wearing life jackets and never operating a boat under the influence of alcohol.

For information about water safety in the Little Rock District, find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/littlerockusace, and on twitter at twitter.com/usacelittlerock.


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