Lake Superior Marine Museum Association Announces
“Spring Break Up” Drawing Winner
The Lake Superior Marine Museum Association (LSMMA) in conjunction with the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center is pleased to announce the winner of the annual “Spring Break Up” drawing. The winner of the “Spring Break Up” drawing was drawn after the first Great Lakes Fleet/Key Lakes ship went under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge. Congratulation goes to Craig P. Nelson of Osceola, Wisconsin.
Craig and a guest, will enjoy a round-trip cruise aboard the Great Lakes Fleet/Key Lakes, Inc. 1,000-foot ore carrier, the Edwin H. Gott. The winners will set sail from Two Harbors or Duluth, Minnesota, and cruise through the Soo Locks and the St. Mary’s River. The 5.5 day cruise will be scheduled for later this summer.
LSMMA still conducts its “Cruise of a Lifetime” raffle. Tickets for the annual “Cruise of a Lifetime” raffle will go on sale in April. The “Cruise of a Lifetime” drawing will be held during the 2015 Gales of November, LSMMA’s educational, fundraising and networking benefit. The raffle drawing will take place on Saturday, November 7 at 5:00pm at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center. Contact LSMMA or visit their website for raffle ticket pricing and details.
Lake Superior Marine Museum Association Seeks
Volunteers for the SS Meteor Spring Work Weekend
The Lake Superior Marine Museum Association (LSMMA) in conjunction with the Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society and Superior Public Museums seek volunteers for the SS Meteor Spring Work Weekend.
Come join the fun and help maintain the last whaleback ship designed by Captain Alexander McDougall.
Date: Saturday and Sunday April 25 and 26, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Saturday and Sunday
Where: S.S. Meteor Whaleback Museum, Superior, Wisconsin on Barkers Island
A complimentary lunch will be provided.
Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center seeks volunteers for the
WEAR IT - National Safe Boating Week Event
The Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center (Marine Museum) seeks volunteers for the - Ready, Set, Wear It! Life Jacket World Record Day.
Come join the fun and help spread the word about boating safety.
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Where: Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center - 600 Canal Park Drive, Duluth, MN
The mission of the "Wear It!" campaign, is to raise awareness of life jacket wear and boating safety in general in the hopes of saving lives on and around the water.
Since its first year, nearly 20,000 people have participated in this one-day educational and outreach event to bring awareness to the importance of life jacket wear.
For more information or to volunteer please contact Mary George at the LSMVC: 218-720-5260 ext. 35272 or Mary.T.George@usace.army.mil.
Winners of the 2014 Cruise of a Lifetime were drawn at Gales of November on Saturday, November:
Linda Cotterman of Indianapolis, IN - Ticket #0920
Don P. Jordan of Woodburn, IN - Ticket #0976
Congratulations! Enjoy your cruise. Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket, your purchase helps to support the Maritime Visitor Center and continues our commitment to preserve maritime history.
If you didn't win you still have another chance this spring. All members of the LSMMA are automatically entered into our Spring Break Up Drawing. Watch for more details in January!
LSMMA would like to extend a very special thanks to all who participated in the 2014 "Cruise of a Lifetime” raffle fundraiser. Funds collected will go to support and maintain the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center located in historic Canal Park in Duluth, MN.
For more information click on the Gales of November link to the left on this page.
SAVE THE DATE!
We will be honorring the 40th Anniversary of the Edmund Fitzgerald sinking.
Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7
Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center, Duluth, MN
Planning is already in the works for next year. Thank you for your feedback this year. We will be making some changes to improve the event and silent auction. Stay tuned for details.
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