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Old 07-31-2013, 07:14 AM
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Smile Record breaking day!!

On Monday, we had 52 boats at 3 Wake the World events serving 215 kids on a single day! 8 in West Virginia, 14 in Texas and a whopping 30 in Oregon! The kids were from foster homes, children's group homes, and the juvenile court system. I have heard several inspiring stories over the past couple of days.

Thank you so much to the awesome boat owners that make this possible. Next week there will events in NC, TX and Illinois. We will have our first event in Canada Aug. 14th.

Check for events near you www.waketheworld.org
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Old 07-31-2013, 08:15 AM
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That's Awesome!!
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:15 AM
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that is awesome......hopefully next summer we will finally have a boat and be able to take some kids out.....what an incredible experience for those kids to be on the water for the day.
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:28 AM
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Very cool! Is there still an event planned for the Denver area?
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Old 07-31-2013, 01:13 PM
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Fantastic. I think our family may have gotten as much or more out of participating in the Alabama event as the kids.

If there's one of these nearby you, I'd encourage you to support it. It's a long day but just wonderful.
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Old 07-31-2013, 01:49 PM
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We need some extra boats for the Illinois event on August 6th.

I know short notice. If anyone needs info on how to sign up send me a PM (not sure if wtw jumps on here much) and I will forward you the event planners email address.

Last I heard we have 11 boats right now. MC of Chicago is bringing a boat.
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Old 07-31-2013, 02:18 PM
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This is a fantastic thing! My hat is off to all involved.
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:18 PM
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My WTW Oregon family!

Such a fun event. Start the day launching, pick up your family, boating, lunch, swimming, soccer, new clothes, new shoes, boating, dinner, band, awards, backpacks, school supplies, send off. My family for the day, we bonded. 'Best day of the Summer'!
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:38 PM
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278 pics here. Jon takes awesome pictures:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&theater
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:13 PM
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Simply Awesome! Great cause, great photos.
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