CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard units across Sector Lake Michigan, based in Milwaukee, are scheduled to host free public open houses in support of National Safe Boating Week, which runs from May 21 to May 28.
National Safe Boating Week marks the launch of the 2016 North American Safe Boating Campaign.
Throughout the week, Coast Guard stations will be participating in various events to promote safe boating practices and engage with the public, including free vessel safety checks conducted by the Coast Guard Auxiliary, as well as events in conjunction with local partner agencies.
The crew of Station Holland, Michigan, in conjunction with the Michigan DNR, the Park Township Fire Department, the Robinson Township Fire Department, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department and American Medical Response are scheduled to conduct several search-and-rescue training demonstrations in the waters off Holland State Park Tuesday, May 24, at 5 p.m.
Additionally, open houses are scheduled for the following locations:
|May 21||Station Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin||10 a.m. – 1 p.m.|
|Station Green Bay, Wisconsin||10 a.m. – 1 p.m.|
|Station Sheboygan, Wisconsin||12 p.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Station Kenosha, Wisconsin||10 a.m. – 2 p.m.|
|Station Wilmette Harbor, Illinois||10 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Station Calumet Harbor, Illinois||12 p.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Station St. Joseph, Michigan||12 p.m. – 4 p.m.|
|May 22||Station Michigan City, Indiana||10 a.m. – 1 p.m.|
|May 28||Station Muskegon, Michigan||10 a.m. – 2 p.m.|