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POSTED: April 15, 2007 5:00 a.m.
Supporters of Georgia’s rivers and coast will enjoy an evening at Delegal Marina April 14 to support work that preserves the coastal heritage.
Proceeds raised from this event benefit Georgia River Network and Ogeechee Canoochee Riverkeeper.
Highlights include:
• Reception at Delegal Marina at 4:30 featuring an Oyster Roast
• Dinner at 5:30, featuring BBQ by Gerald’s Diner and beer by Moon River Brewing Company
• Music, and a live and silent auction
• Coastal cruise on Saturday afternoon for coastal cruise ticket holders
• Tour of Ossabaw Island for sponsors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets are available in advance and will not be sold at the door. Dinner tickets are $100. For those wanting to take a coastal cruise on Saturday afternoon, $150 tickets include cruise and dinner. Event sponsors will tour Ossabaw Island. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
Sponsors include the George E. Crouch Foundation, James E. Butler Jr., Cowart Coleman Group — Architects, Interiors, Land Planners, Advanced Metal Components, Edward E. Boshears, Melaver Inc., Optimal Hearing Systems, Theresa Perenich and Phil Novinger, R.E.M., Georgia Center for Law in the Public Interest, Bert Nasuti, and Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.  
For more information, visit http://www.garivers.org/events/fundraisers.html or call Dana Skelton at (706) 549-4508.
Georgia River Network works to ensure a clean water legacy by engaging and empowering Georgians to protect and restore rivers from the mountains to the coast.
Ogeechee Canoochee Riverkeeper works to protect local waters and preserve the quality of life in Southeast Georgia.
 

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