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ARKANSAS GOVERNOR PROCLAIMS SAFE BOATING WEEK

Published April 17, 2014
At a proclamation ceremony today Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe declared May 18 through 24 as Safe Boating Week in Arkansas.  The proclamation states that it is essential for boating enthusiast to recognize the importance of taking certain safety precautions, including always wearing life jackets and never operating a boat under the influence of alcohol. (left) Henderson State University Natural Resource Management Intern Leslee Abbott, Incoming Little Rock District Deputy Commander Maj. Andrew Jugan, Vicksburg District Natural Resource Specialist Amy Shultz, Little Rock District Outdoor Recreation Planner Chris Smith, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Law Administrator Captain Stephanie Weatherington, Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-08 Officer for Materials Joe Zehler, Operations Officer Michael Strobel and Division 15 Public Affairs Officer Bob Donaldson.

At a proclamation ceremony today Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe declared May 18 through 24 as Safe Boating Week in Arkansas. The proclamation states that it is essential for boating enthusiast to recognize the importance of taking certain safety precautions, including always wearing life jackets and never operating a boat under the influence of alcohol. (left) Henderson State University Natural Resource Management Intern Leslee Abbott, Incoming Little Rock District Deputy Commander Maj. Andrew Jugan, Vicksburg District Natural Resource Specialist Amy Shultz, Little Rock District Outdoor Recreation Planner Chris Smith, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Law Administrator Captain Stephanie Weatherington, Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-08 Officer for Materials Joe Zehler, Operations Officer Michael Strobel and Division 15 Public Affairs Officer Bob Donaldson.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – At a proclamation ceremony today Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe declared May 18 through 24 as Safe Boating Week in Arkansas.

The proclamation coincides with the National Safe Boating Week Campaign and is supported by the Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock and Vicksburg districts, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-08.

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

News and recreation information can be found at www.about.me/usacelittlerock.

 

B-ROLL from today’s signing is available for download at:  http://dvidshub.net/r/he3dbd


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