water safety http://wkar.org en Staying afloat: Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrates 75 years http://wkar.org/post/staying-afloat-coast-guard-auxiliary-celebrates-75-years <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The weather is cold outside, but the boating season is not that far away. &nbsp;In just two months, many boaters will be out on the water.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:35:45 +0000 Current State 49917 at http://wkar.org Staying afloat: Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrates 75 years Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project Works to Reduce Drownings http://wkar.org/post/great-lakes-surf-rescue-project-works-reduce-drownings <p>Eighty-seven people drowned in the Great Lakes last year.&nbsp; That&rsquo;s tragic and unacceptable, according to Bob Pratt.&nbsp;&nbsp; In 2007, Pratt founded the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project and started training surfers in lifesaving techniques.&nbsp; Fri, 11 May 2012 03:30:00 +0000 Gretchen Millich 17057 at http://wkar.org Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project Works to Reduce Drownings