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WEST MARINE HOSTS NIGHT WITH THE ORACLE RACING TEAM USA TO SUPPORT YOUTH SAILING - Middletown Location Raises Funds for Newport Youth Sailing Community Tuesday, June 26th 6:00- 10:00 pm

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Laurie Fried
West Marine
831.761.6944
laurief@westmarine.com

WATSONVILLE, CA (June 20, 2012)

West Marine announced they will hold a charity night with members of Oracle Team USA, to raise funds for the Newport Youth Sailing Community. The fundraiser will take place on the evening of Tuesday, June 26th from 6:00- 10:00 p.m. at 379 West Main Road in Middletown.

Tickets will be sold for $10 at the door and the event will be taking place the same week as the Sail America Industry Conference. Members of Oracle Team USA will be in attendance.  The Middletown West Marine will provide music, refreshments, and raffles to win official Oracle Racing Gear. All of the night’s proceeds will benefit the Newport Youth Sailing Community.

“West Marine is eager to welcome the Oracle Team USA to our youth sailing fundraiser,” says Middletown Store Manager Nika Kowalczyk. “For a $10 entry fee guests can meet members of Oracle Team USA, plus have the chance to win an array of prizes and enjoy live entertainment. We are proud that the event will raise funds to support our vibrant youth sailing community,” adds Kowalczyk.

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