GREAT NEWS! – FWF Co-Founders, YachtWorld Foundation 2011 YachtWorld Heroes
John Weller (5 time cancer survivor and 30+ year Yacht Broker) and Debra Frenkel (Social Worker), Co-Founders of the charity, Freedom Waters Foundation were announced as one of the YachtWorld Foundation’s 2011 YachtWorld Heroes, at the Miami International Boat Show’s opening breakfast, on 2/16/12, lending this local charity- international recognition for service to others.
The Yachtworld Foundation’s (www.yachtworldfoundation.com) mission is to further the knowledge and protection of the world’s oceans. YachtWorld Heroes are individuals and organizations that have made a significant difference in the promotion and protection of the marine habitat, have made a significant contribution to the education and enjoyment of it by others or a marine industry professional who is changing the world. Nominated by marine industry colleagues, personal friends and acquaintances whose lives have been impacted by their work.
Andrew Cilla, owner of Luke Brown Yachts nominated John and Debra for their work with Freedom Waters Foundation.
The other YachtWorld Heroes for 2011 announced along with Freedom Waters Foundation are: Mark Schrader of Around the Americas, Alex Braden of Encompass, The U.S. Coast Guard. And, Sea Keepers is 2011 YachtWorld Foundation beneficiary. www.yachtworldfoundation.com
MAKING WAVES! – Upcoming Events – Please see the attachments:
Feb 23 – FWF Caribbean Fun Bash – Naples Boat Club 5:30-8:30 pm
March 9 – Chico’s Sale for FWF – Ft. Myers
March 10 – Shenanigan’s on the Lake Regatta – Naples
March 15-18 – Dania Beach Marine Flea Market – Dania Beach
Weller Days throughout March! 🙂
Thank you – It is the donors and numerous volunteers who make this all possible for others! Here’s to you!
Donate Now! – Donate directly on our DONATE Page
Lots of Opportunity to Contribute – Please join us in any of the following:
Thank you from the Heart! – Make a donation as a gift to someone special and we will send the honored person a FWF plaque with a note of your donation on their behalf. Contact Andrew Cilla for you Thank you from the Heart donation – 954-525-6617
Marine Merchandise Program – East and West Coast of Florida – Do you have marine merchandise that you would like to donate? We’ll take it. One of our biggest fundraisers is our booth at the Dania Beach Marine Flea Market, each March. Contact us and we’ll arrange a pick up or drop off. 239-248-1120.
Bloc Deals – Collier/Lee Counties – They are giving us a percentage of what comes in from your purchase of the Bloc Deals in Collier/Lee county. Sign up here – http://www.blocdeals.com/freedomwaters/fundraiser
Visit us now on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/freedomwatersfoundation