The 39th annual Great Dock Canoe Race in Naples, FL featuring themed canoe's from the show The Hunger Games. Other races are the Ambitious Amateurs, Practically Professionals, Next Generations and Truly Tenacious.
The fun started at 10:30 with the opening ceremonies.
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(From the Great Dock Canoe Race press release):
Long time emcee Vin DePasquale will be joined for the third year by co-emcee Jerry Conti, and State Senator Garrett Richter will serve as Grand Marshall. Theme boats will parade around Crayton Cove starting at 11:00 a.m.
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An additional important element of the Race is the $5,000 grant awarded to a worthy children’s charity each year. This year’s beneficiary will be Collier Harvest, funds from the Great Dock Canoe Race will be used to provide healthy and nutritious snacks to our hungry neighbors across Collier County. Forty percent of these neighbors are children! Collier Harvest has committed to being a reliable and trustworthy source of food provisions for over 40 agencies supporting thousands of families in our community
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