071113 Loon Preservation Committee to Host 2nd Annual "Yakking for Loons" Kayak-a-thon (208 w 3 col yakking)
Published DateMOULTONBOROUGH — The Loon Preservation Committee's 2nd Annual "Yakking for Loons" kayak-a-thon will be held on Friday, July 12. Paddlers will meet at Lee's Mill Landing, just down the road from The Loon Center on Lake Winnipesaukee, at 8 a.m.
Paticipants can choose between the 2.5 mile "Ganzy" course or the 4.6 mile "Green's Basin" course, or do both. Kayaks can be rented along with a paddle and lifejacket for only $20, courtesy of Wild Meadow Canoes and Kayaks.
Sponsoring this year's event are Curt's Caterers and Irving Oil.
Registration is $10/person and includes a lunch prepared and donated by Curt's Caterers.
Yakkers can solicit additional sponsors, if they choose, with all proceeds benefiting the Loon Preservation Committee. Paddlers who raise $50 or more will receive an LPC "Yakking for Loons" long-sleeved t-shirt, and there'sa prize for most funds raised.
Registration and pledge forms can be downloaded from LPC's website: www.loon.org/yakking.php. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Registration deadline is July 9.
Co-chairing the event are LPC members and neighbors on Lake Winnipesaukee, Linda Allen and Joanne Chesley.
The 2nd Annual "Yakking for Loons" kayak-a-thon will be held on Friday, July 12. (Courtesy photo)