MEDIA ADVISORY
May 1, 2018
Contact:
Shelli DiFranco, Director of Community Engagement,
The Watershed Center Grand Traverse Bay
231-935-1514 ext 5
sdifranco@gtbay.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Registration Opens Today for Swim for Grand Traverse Bay

Traverse City, Michigan − May 1, 2018 − Celebrate clean, healthy water in Grand Traverse Bay with a 2-mile point-to-point open water swim on Saturday, August 11 to benefit The Watershed Center Grand Traverse Bay. Registration for the third annual Swim for Grand Traverse Bay opens today, Tuesday, May 1 at 8am EDT at www.swimforgtbay.com.

What: Registration opens on Tuesday, May 1 for the third annual Swim for Grand Traverse Bay, benefitting The Watershed Center. Registration fee is $45 per swimmer; please note that swimmers are expected to meet or exceed a fundraising requirement of $150.

When: Registration opens Tuesday, May 1 at 8am EDT for the Swim, which will take place on Saturday, August 11.

Where: Registration is available at www.swimforgtbay.com

Who: Swimmers looking for a timed event, triathletes wanting to practice in open water, recreational swimmers wanting to set a personal goal, or anyone passionate about clean water and wanting to make a difference at the local level are encouraged to participate.

Why:  The Swim for Grand Traverse Bay benefits The Watershed Center, a nonprofit organization based in Traverse City, Michigan that advocates for clean water in Grand Traverse Bay and acts to protect and preserve the Bay’s 1,000 square mile watershed.

For more information, visit www.swimforgtbay.com.

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