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Boston Whaler® donates more than $1,000 to local nonprofit arts organization

EDGEWATER, Fla. (July 3, 2019) – Boston Whaler made a donation of $1,084 to the Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) in support of the center’s community programs, reflecting a fundraising raffle that took place earlier this year during the IMAGES Art Festival. Boston Whaler Marketing Manager Traci Davis presented a check for the donation on Friday, June 28.

“On behalf of everyone at Boston Whaler, we present this check to the Atlantic Center for the Arts as a contribution to its children’s programs,” said Davis. “As a company, we owe a great deal of our success to the support of our community, so we’re thankful for opportunities like this to give back. We’re happy to see our efforts help local students pursue their interest in the arts.” Now in its 43rd year, IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts is an annual event held in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., featuring fine art, live music, student art exhibits, educational opportunities and more. Boston Whaler hosted a display and raffled off an original painting by artist Steven Hardock depicting a fishing scene. The amount raised during the raffle will allow the ACA to provide 11 kids with scholarships for a week of Summer Art Camp.

“The ACA team greatly appreciates Boston Whaler’s involvement over the past several years with IMAGES and our community, raising money to send our kids to Summer Art Camp,” said Heather Paternoster, Development Coordinator for the ACA.

Founded in 1977, Atlantic Center for the Arts is a nonprofit interdisciplinary artists’ community and arts education facility dedicated to promoting artistic excellence by providing talented artists an opportunity to work and collaborate with some of the world’s most distinguished contemporary artists in the fields of music composition and the visual, literary and performing arts. Community interaction is coordinated through on-site and outreach presentations, workshops and exhibitions.

About Boston Whaler: For more than 60 years, Boston Whaler has been building superior quality unsinkable runabouts, cruisers and center console boats. Founded in 1958 and currently headquartered in Edgewater, Fla., the company’s unique foam-cored construction process contributes not only unsurpassed flotation, but also superior ride characteristics and durability. The current product line ranges from 11 to 42 feet and is distributed around the world by a network of exceptional dealers. For more information about The Unsinkable Legend™, please visit www.bostonwhaler.com. Boston Whaler is owned by Brunswick Corporation, the world’s leading marine manufacturer.

About Brunswick: Headquartered in Mettawa, Ill., Brunswick Corporation’s leading consumer brands include Mercury Marine outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrive and inboard packages; Mercury global parts and accessories including propellers and SmartCraft electronics; Power Products Integrated Solutions; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood, Garelick, and Whale marine parts; Land ’N’ Sea, BLA, Payne’s Marine, Kellogg Marine, and Lankhorst Taselaar marine parts distribution; Mercury and Quicksilver parts and oils; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Thunder Jet and Uttern boats; Boating Services Network, Freedom Boat Club, NAUTIC-ON, OnBoard Boating Club and Rentals. For more information, visit https://www.brunswick.com.