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10th running of the Slocum Challenge Regatta brings summer to a close

slocums-regatta-picOn Saturday, September 19, the Lloyd Center’s Slocum Challenge Regatta brought over a hundred competitors to the beautiful Slocum River Estuary. The race, a two-mile loop course held on the Slocum River in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, is held annually to benefit the Center’s estuary education programs that promote stewardship of the river.

For race results, go here.

For photos, visit the Lloyd Center’s FaceBook page.

We would like to thank everyone that made this event possible through their support, time and hard work – the dedicated Slocum Challenge Regatta Committee, Sponsors, volunteers & competitors.

Honorary Stewards: Helen & Les De Groot

2015 Race Committee: Greg Clear, Chair; Kathy Clear, Felicity Forbes Hoyt, Dieter Klein, Brodie MacGregor, D’Arcy MacMahon, and Alex Preston

Additional Volunteers: Lou Bernier, Jil Corcoran, Tori Cornell, Andrea Floyd, Kate Floyd, John Greenup, Sally Johnston, Steve Kiechel, Anna Knight, Sasha Lauterbach, Dan Lowney, Maddie MacGregor, Dan Masse, Bette Sturges and Mark Zern

Individual Sponsors:
CHALLENGE GOLD: Sasha Lauterbach & Peter Sturges
CHALLENGE SILVER: Kathy & Greg Clear, Merita Hopkins & Jim Ring, Larry Shwartz
CHALLENGE BRONZE: Mary Ellen Hawes Lees

Corporate Sponsors:
CHALLENGE GOLD: BayCoast Bank,
CHALLENGE SILVER: BankFive, Fiber Optic Center, Inc., Pioneer Mooring, Resolute Racing Shells, Whaling City Sound,
CHALLENGE BRONZE: ABC Rent-a-Tent, CF Racing, Concordia Company, CV Liquors, Dunkin’ Donuts, Elegant Restrooms, Hawthorn Medical Associates, SouthCoast Internet

Special thanks to: Steve Melo, Dartmouth Harbor Master, Cape Cod Chip Company, Chadwick’s Awards, CV Liquors, Dartmouth Fire Station – District 2, Dunkin’ Donuts (Russells Mills Road), Geraldine Millham Design, and M & M Auto Service