2014 Photo-Art Contest Deadline September 30
The 2014 Photo-Art Contest for the 2015 Mariners Trail Calendar is rapidly coming to a close. Contestants are invited to submit photos and artwork relating to the Manitowoc-Two Rivers lakefront and harbor areas. Thirteen photos will be used in the 2015 Mariners Trail calendar, with monetary prizes going to the top three works plus the cover. Submission deadline for the contest is September 30, 2014.
The complete contest guidelines, plus entry form, is located here or those interested may call Kelly Keedy at 920-645-7786.
FOMT receives profits from bike ride
Friends of Mariners Trail recently received a donation of $500, the proceeds from the Fourth on the Shore Bike Ride. The ride, which took place on July fourth along Mariners Trail and involved approximately fifty riders, was sponsored by George Kapitz and Broken Spoke Bike Studio. Thank you, George, for your contribution to the betterment of Mariners Trail.
September Monthly Meeting to be held Septrmber 24
The next regular FOMT meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 24, at 6:30 pm at the Chamber of Manitowoc County building, 1515 Memorial Drive, adjacent to Mariners Trail. As always, the meeting is open to both members and non-members. Those interested in getting involved with Friends of Mariners Trail, especially new members, are invited to attend.
Friends of Mariners Trail meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, February through October, and are open to the public.
Friends of Mariners Trail was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from The Aschenbrenner Foundation, a component fund of Lakeshore Community Foundation. In announcing the award, Judy Corrado, FOMT president, stated, “Friends of Mariners Trail is truly honored and deeply grateful for this grant.” Corrado continued, “The money will be used for general operating expenses and will greatly aid our organization in keeping the Trail in prime condition.”
The FOMT Board of Directors wish to express thanks to The Aschenbrenner Foundation and the Lakeshore Community Foundation for their vision for Mariners Trail and faith in our organization.
New email address for FOMT
Friends of Mariners Trail has a new email address: MarinersTrail@gmail.com. Those wishing to contact the group should use this address.
Contacting Friends of Mariners Trail
Friends of Mariners Trail can be contacted at: MarinersTrail@gmail.com
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