Submitted by Mike North
Lopez Island Yacht Club is seeking applicants for our “Annual Award to Promote Youth Boating and Water Safety” We are offering an award of $1000*to the organization that most closely meets our criteria. We plan to announce the winner(s) of this award during our Opening Day Festivities on Saturday, May 2nd at the Islander Lopez. We will contact the winning organization directly after that day. We will also post the name of the winner on our website. If your organization meets the criteria below, you are encouraged to complete the application detailing how your organization meets these goals. Include an overview of your program detailing your goals, scope, number of members and volunteers. Include the number of youth who have benefited from your organization each year. You will also need to describe how this award would be used.
The award will go to the organization that successfully meets the following requirements:
• Lopez Island based non-profit organization serving local youth (21 years or younger).
• Focused on teaching local youth boating skills and water safety.
• An established program.
Must be able to provide status documenting non-profit status
Applications must be received no later than Friday, April 10. Your response will need to be in writing (electronic and/or printed) addressing how your organization best meets the requirements listed above. Send an email or call Mike North, LIYC Commodore, with any questions or for a copy of the application. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications including the letter and the application form should be mailed to LIYC P.O.Box 22, Lopez Island, WA 98261 or emailed to the address above. The LIYC board members will carefully review all letters and applications submitted and postmarked by April 9th and will then select the winner(s). For information about our organization, go to our website at www.lopezislandyachtclub.com
*LIYC reserves the right at their sole discretion to cancel this award program at any time.