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“Plywood Cup” raises money for charity

The “Plywood Cup” took place today at Lake Banook and the turnout was great.

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Raising money for Easter Seals, this event involves teams who are provided an amount of plywood, tools and duct tape who have to quickly design and build a boat in a limited amount of time.  Extra duct tape can be purchased for a donation of cash if a team chooses so.

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Boats of interesting, and questionable design, took to the water from the beach beside the boat club once building time ran out.  Required to paddle from sure to a buoy about 70′ away, cheers and encouragement erupted for the racers who almost immediately clustered.  Once sorted, a near capsize had the crowd gasping and a full capsize resulted in cheers and laughter.

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This fun event will return next year with more unique and clever designs sure to catch the eye.

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