Oceanside, CA, March 23, 2021 — Ron Dreyer, President, Oceanside Yacht Club Youth Foundation, announced today that the foundation has been awarded two grants from community organizations. The first is the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, West Marine Blue Futures Fund to be used for the “On the Water” programs. These include boat parts, repairs and fleet maintenance. The second, the Community Enhancement Program from the County of San Diego is to be used by the OYCYF for scholarships for youth interested in enrolling in youth learn to sail programs.
“Our thanks go out to the West Marine Blue Futures Fund of the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz, as well as the County of San Diego for awarding us these grants,” Dreyer said. “Our junior sailors will benefit greatly from this support. I also want to thank Linda Loftis, Joey Bertocchini, and others on the OYCYF Board of Directors who were responsible for gathering and submitting the necessary documents to obtain these grants.”
The OYCYF is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2017 for the purpose of financially supporting youth sailing and maritime activities that promote leadership, seamanship and a culture that empowers youth to develop skills that last a lifetime.
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