FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2010
EYC Foundation, Inc.
Annapolis, MD – Ten(10) scholarships were awarded to local youth for the popular 2010 Eastport Yacht Club Junior Learn-to-Sail program by the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation, Inc.. The scholarship program was established to provide young adults, ages 8-14 the opportunity to understand and appreciate sailing by attending one of the 3- week sessions that were held June 22- July 10 and July 13-31.
The recipients were awarded the scholarships by foundation chair Helen Drewett. “The Eastport Yacht Club Foundation, Inc. provides maritime opportunities to our youth by building skills, promoting accomplishments and nurturing self- esteem and self-worth” comments Drewett. For more information on Eastport Yacht Club Foundation visit www.eycfoundation.org.
Junior Sailing Scholarships
The Eastport Yacht Club Foundation offers at least four (4) scholarships (one session each) each year for the Eastport Yacht Club Learn-to-Sail program for youngsters 8 - 14. Scholarships may partially or fully cover the session tuition, depending on the established need.
The Scholarship Program is designed to introduce the “understand and appreciating of boating” to youngsters who would otherwise be unable to participate in the Eastport Yacht Club Learn-to-Sail program. For further information about the Eastport Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program please go to www.eastportyc.org.
The EYC Foundation Directors have voted to fund 10 scholarships for 2009.
Download Application - Due by May1st
Send completed application to:
Eastport Yacht Club Foundation
Junior Sailing Scholarship
317 First Street
P. O. Box 3205
Annapolis, MD 21403