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Help Long Beach High School students win a Pepsi Challenge grant to fund sailing aboard LAMI’s Tall Ships!

Posted by Tall Ships America on December 19, 2011


The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 5-12 , the Long Beach Unified School District , the Long Beach Singles Yacht Club , and other yacht clubs in the area have partnered with LAMI to launch a campaign to win a community $50,000 Pepsi Refresh grant to fund the project entitled “Students at Sea” will enable over 300 high school students from 4 high schools in Long Beach to participate in a day at sea aboard small sailing vessels, 140 students to participate in day sails aboard tall ships, and over 100 students to have the opportunity to participate in three day sailing adventures aboard the tall ships to Catalina Island! The program will use the sea and sailing to teach life skills to at risk youth.

Voting is open until Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 9:00 p.m.

Here are 3 ways you can vote for this “Students at Sea” Pepsi Grant and help us win the $50,000:

1) BY TEXT: you can vote every day in December by texting Pepsi at 73774 and then typing 110702 to vote. (Standard text messaging rates apply)

2) ON PEPSI REFRESH WEB SITE: You can vote via the direct web site: http://www.refresheverything.com/students-at-sea

3) ON FACEBOOK: follow the voting instructions at the Pepsi Refresh page



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