On Saturday, June 28th, the Yacht Basin Marina in Holland will host the Lakeshore Boating and Water Safety Day from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
"What we do is bring awareness to the public of the needs for life jackets and safe boating and safe water practices," rental manager at the marina Gwen Kolk said.
The event will feature life jacket fitting by the Ottawa County Sheriff's department, raffles for free life jackets, tours on the Coast Guard and Sheriff's department boats and safety drills in the fire department's "Smokehouse." Yacht Basin Marina is located at 1866 Ottawa Beach Road in Holland. The event is offered by the Yacht Basin Marina in collaboration with the Helen DeVos Children's Injury Prevention Program- Lakeshore, Ottawa County Marine Division, Coast Guard, DNR and fire, rescue and ambulance service agencies. For more information visit spectrumhealth.org/injuryprevention-lakeshore.