TheUs Marines would like every person with a kind heart and a power boatto join the festivities of the 2011 Boating Toys for tots tour . Thisevent is Free to participate in . All that is needed is thatyou and your boat and a NEW toy be at the Quality Inn In Palatka FL[386 328 3481 book rooms early for a special rate] on Saturday Dec3rd at 10 AM there will be a captains meeting to cover some safetyand navigation concerns. At 1130 AM the Tour begins in the water atthe Palatka bridge and goes 25 miles South Down the St John River tothe Welaka City Dock .There the US Marine and a celebrity receivingcrew will be waiting to receive you with cheers and applause tocollect your toys and gifts.
Lunchis available at the Welaka Lodge after drop off . Then back to theQuality Inn for more festivities and fun Beef Obrady will beproviding a great dining menu and a sensational party that evening.
OnDecember 2nd boaters and their guests will meet at the Quality dockfor the Friday lunch run at 11Am our Toys for tots flotilla willdepart and go South down the St Johns river then to Dunnís Creek across Crescent Lake and on to Lunch in Crescent City . Then laterthat evening more parties and festivities will go on with you andthis sensation group of guys and girls.
InFlorida during this season it is very common to enjoy weather in themid 60s and 70s
TheSt John River has NO speed limits in this area . Please note thatthis event is not a race or speed event to with we encourage all obeyall rules and laws of safe boating to operate your boat in a prudentand safe manner . Most of all be safe conduct yourself with goodsportsmanship as we would love to see you at this event for next 247years. For more Information about the Boating toy fr Tots tourContact Rus Matos. Weare also seeking vendors and sponsors pleas contact Rus Matos 407760 3481
Asstated the Boating toys for tots run is free to participate in wewelcome all to bring a toy and enjoy the run on the river . There isa small charge for registration that gives you an event T-shirt andadmission to the Toys for tots parties and prizing