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West Marine said it raised $33,380 during its annual National Safe Boating Week fundraiser at its stores and on its website.
Freedom Boat Club announced its second year of a national campaign to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters, a 113-year-old volunteer-supported mentoring network.
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