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Paddle Relay / Traverse City to Charlevoix / Benefiting The Watershed Center Grand Traverse Bay

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THE STORY:

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The Charity

The Watershed Center has a 20 year history of protecting and preserving Grand Traverse Bay and its 1,000-square-mile watershed through on-the-ground projects, public education and advocacy.

You can protect the quality of water in the Grand Traverse Bay watershed, right now, with your gift to The Watershed Center. Each generous donation allows their dedicated staff to be the eyes, ears and voice for clean water in Grand Traverse Bay.   As the Grand Traverse area experiences growth and change, the Watershed Center is committed to responding immediately to matters that threaten the health of the Bay.

The Segment

Traverse City to Charlevoix is certain to be one of the most exciting segments of the relay.   We anticipate a great turn out of paddlers and what better way to escape the Cherry Festival crowds than to seek refuge on the water!  We plan to design this segment with lots of accessible paddle legs to maximize participation.   We can’t name names just yet, but we also anticipate at least couple of well known celebrities to join the fun.   If you have ever dreamed of paddling the length of the peninsula or from one bay to the next, this is your chance and of course, all for an amazing cause!

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To This Fundraiser

$22,146

MONEY RAISED
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  • Ann Rogers

    $50

  • Jim Hoogesteger

    $35

  • Doug and Shirley Gembis

    $50

  • Nancy Vischer

    $1

  • Bethany Steffey

    $10

  • Michael Gillman

    $30

  • Peggy and Richard Townsend

    $20

  • Janet Wichmann

    $50

  • Donna Miller

    $35

  • Ralph Brozzo

    $100

  • James Burkholder

    $50

  • Richard Weiermiller

    $100

  • Tom and Valerie Andrews

    $35

  • Thomas E. Parfitt

    $100

  • Ann and Mark Smith

    $50

  • Fred Rehak

    $50

  • Virginia and Norbert Bergmann

    $100

  • Mary Drenick

    $25

  • Deborah Hogan

    $35

  • Georgine C. Grapes

    $100

  • Mike and Joan Jackson

    $50

  • Stanley Kurzman

    $50

  • Marlene December

    $25

  • Tim Brick

    $50

  • Dick and Nancy Thompson

    $2,000

  • Tim and Dana Kiel

    $50

  • Jerome K. Springer

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Jim Birk

    $50

  • Gae Ellery

    $100

  • Frank and Elizabeth Malone

    $100

  • John and Judith Baldwin

    $35

  • Jim and Judy Hall

    $35

  • Ken and Priscilla Marek

    $35

  • Families First Monthly

    $275

  • MacDonald Garber Broadcasting

    $5,000

  • Great Lakes Environmental Center

    $1,000

  • Linda Farmer

     

  • Luella Rorick

    $1,000

  • Joseph and Norma Mariage

    $45

  • Lucy McArtor

    $50

  • Bill Marsh Auto Group

    $1,000

  • Chris DeGood

    $50

  • Tom & Anne Kelly

    $25

  • Christi Watts

    $20

  • Val Hendges

    $25

  • Denise Baker and Andy Knott

    $50

  • Jay Eickholt

    $25

  • Dr. Bob Portenga

    $500

  • Elk-Skegemog Lake Association

    $1,000

  • Deb Marois

    $25

  • Marc Verhougstraete

    $25

  • Charles and Julie Frayer

    $250

  • Todd Vitaz

    $100

  • Margo Nowak

    $40

  • Dennis Arouca Anne Treadway

     

  • Michael and Sharon Root

    $25

  • Mike Kanitz

    $35

  • Thomas McLenithan

    $250

  • Joan Bonney

    $100

  • Leo & Madelyn Pfaller

    $50

  • Tom and Deb Haase

    $50

  • Chris and Denise McManus

    $50

  • David Petrove and Ann Rogers

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Aaron Hutchinson

    $10

  • Dan Hutchinson

    $20

  • James and Elizabeth Pfaller

    $25

  • Pat Krajewski

    $50

  • William and Jane Wood

    $50

  • Karl Pearson

    $500

  • Bonek Agency

    $50

  • Joseph and Carol Turner

    $42

  • Charles and Susan Konieczny

    $500

  • David Simpson

    $50

  • Dorothea and Gary Brown

    $100

  • Tim and Mary Clulo

    $50

  • Mary Schaff

    $250

  • Larry Shepler

    $50

  • Clifford Pixler

    $250

  • Suzanne Leich

    $100

  • Philip and Margaret Knapp

    $50

  • Agnes Hayden

    $100

  • Joseph Bertrand

    $100

  • Rich Brauer

    $50

  • Stanley and Elizabeth Dole

    $100

  • Jill and Duane Meyer

    $500

  • Jennifer and Jim McClellan

     

  • The GrAndrews Family

    $100

  • Deb Marois

    $36

  • Martha Norris

    $2,500

  • Mackenzie Endo

    $25

  • Jim Pyle

    $100

  • Harry Zientek

    $20

  • Carmela Burtell

    $7

  • Barbara Reinert

    $50

  • Scott and Lynne Vinkemulder

    $35

  • E.L. Shaw

    $35

  • Matthew Martin

    $50

  • Candi Angotti

    $25

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $22,146 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Jonelle Bowers

Amount Raised

$20,300

 

135% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ryan Deering

Amount Raised

$760

Fundraiser Title

Maureen Pfaller

Amount Raised

$701

 

28% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Barbara Winckler

Amount Raised

$385

Donor Comments

Candi Angotti

Candi Angotti

DONATION: $25

GPHS Class of 1971 classmates we have lost. 2 years ago

Matthew Martin

Matthew Martin

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Scott and Lynne Vinkemulder

Scott and Lynne Vinkemulder

DONATION: $35

2 years ago

Carmela Burtell

Carmela Burtell

DONATION: $7

2 years ago

Harry Zientek

Harry Zientek

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

E.L. Shaw

E.L. Shaw

DONATION: $35

2 years ago

Barbara Reinert

Barbara Reinert

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Jim Pyle

Jim Pyle

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Mackenzie Endo

Mackenzie Endo

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Martha Norris

Martha Norris

DONATION: $2,500

2 years ago