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Brian Rehwinkel Florida Brian Rehwinkel was chosen as Florida’s Boating Educator of the Year because of his consistent and innovative contributions in making boaters safer through his boating educational efforts as the boating safety education and outreach coordinator for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Brian has been working for FWC in the boating […]

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Rich and Donna Bendler  Connecticut Rich and Donna Bendler of Roxbury, Connecticut, work as a dedicated team assisting the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection educating boaters in the classroom and various public outreach venues. The Bendlers have volunteered their time for more than 15 years. During this time, they have educated nearly 2,600 boaters in […]

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The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s Boat Registration Marketing Program continues to get lapsed boaters back on the water. Through the 2015 program, over 44,000 boat owners were drawn to re-register their boats, leading to $1.6 million in revenue for state agencies. “Not only does this program lead to more revenue for state agencies, further […]

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The recreational boating industry recognized two leaders this year with the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s highest honor when they were inducted into the NMMA Hall of Fame. Bob Long, chief executive officer and owner of JRL Ventures Inc. and Marine Concepts, and Dusty McCoy, chairman and chief executive officer of Brunswick Corporation, were recognized for […]

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Gloria Sandoval has been appointed deputy director of public affairs at the California Department of Parks and Recreation. Sandoval has served as associate director of communications at the California Natural Resources Agency since 2014. She served as a public information officer at the California Department of Parks and Recreation from 2013 to 2014 and held […]

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