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Boston Whaler raises over $1,200 to support local nonprofit arts organization
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New Smyrna Beach, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2017) — Boston Whaler recently raised over $1,200 to benefit the Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA)’s Community Programs. The money was raised during the IMAGES Art Festival, an annual event held in Edgewater, Florida, through the raffle of two custom art pieces, each featuring a Boston Whaler boat. Later this spring, representatives from Boston Whaler will present a check to the ACA for the full amount.

“Boston Whaler is proud to support our local community,” said Nick Stickler, Boston Whaler President. “Events like this are a great reminder of how important it is to give back, and how rewarding it can be to celebrate and strengthen the community together.”

The amount Boston Whaler raised for the Community Programs will be able to send several kids on full scholarship to Summer Art Camp. “The ACA team deeply appreciates the level of involvement Boston Whaler has had these past few years with IMAGES and our community, raising money to send our kids go to Summer Art Camp,” said Eve Payor, Special Events Coordinator for the ACA.

Atlantic Center for the Arts is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3), interdisciplinary artists-in-residence 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.

For more information, please contact Traci Davis at (386) 409-6419 or by email at tdavis@whaler.com
  
              
About Boston Whaler: For nearly 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 largest marine manufacturer in the world.

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