LOCAL KNOWLEDGE – West Marine seeks marine based charities to be beneficiaries at the grand re-opening celebration of its larger Long Beach store.
“Cruising for a Cause” Seeks Marine-Based Non-Profits In Southern California’s Boating, Sailing, Fishing and Environmental Communities.
West Marine (Nasdaq:WMAR), the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, today announces their search for Southern California marine-based non-profits to be the beneficiaries of the “Cruising for a Cause” charity celebration set for Friday, March 15, 2013 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. The festivities will take place during West Marine’s Grand Re-Opening of its newly expanded at 251 North Marina Drive in Long Beach. In keeping with the company’s mission of conserving marine habitats and supporting local boating non-profits across the country—West Marine is eager to work with Long Beach-area charities that serve the local boating, fishing, sailing and marine environmental community.
One hundred percent of the proceeds from ticket sales to the “Cruising for a Cause” event go to the local charities. West Marine holds similar events around the country that help charities as varied as local youth boating programs, angler data collection and education programs, and organizations that conserve marine habitat among others.
For the $10 ticket “Cruising for a Cause” attendees will receive food, beverages and entertainment provided by West Marine. For full details on how to apply to participate in “Cruising for a Cause” send an inquiry via e-mail to [email protected].