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Let's Rescue our Ludington Lifeguards-- the lifeguard program that Ludington has had before it was scrapped this year costs less than $20,000 to maintain; being that our Mayor used this to get his job, and they saved at least 3 people last year, why?

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Lifeguards and Public Relations: Beach Closures and AWOLs

Started by XLFD. Last reply by AQUAMAN Jul 22, 2013. 1 Reply

Closed Beaches Closed Opportunities Since the three drownings that occurred in 2010 at Stearn's Park, the year the City of Ludington and its mayor (a mayor who had made it an issue in his previous…Continue

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Comment by XLFD on June 18, 2010 at 7:16pm
If you go down to see the Macker this weekend, be sure to print out some flyers (below, or your own) about the lifeguard situation and distribute them. A very good weekend to get the word out to a diverse amount of folks, foreign and domestic to the area.
Comment by Edie Lindsey on June 14, 2010 at 1:23pm
Gus Macker this weekend. One of the best times to mobilize for the 'guards. I like how you put the $20,000 in perspective for your flier.
Comment by XLFD on June 13, 2010 at 4:36pm
Here's that handout/poster I promised on my last post here in the MS Word format. Feel free to modify the material to personalize it for the way you feel, but stick to the facts, please.
Ludington Lifeguards are NOT ON DUTY in 2010 Why Did Ludington City...
Comment by XLFD on June 2, 2010 at 12:43pm
By next week, I hope to have some hand-outs/mini-posters ready to deploy, and make them available for any who want to print them out. I encourage any input and ingenuity out there so we can have a variety. Stir the waters. Get tourists/part-time residents involved.

The city will not likely be able to re-instate the lifeguards until a new budget year, and the petition process can take time. So it would be good to start a petition now, but don't expect tangible results until late this fall.
Comment by AQUAMAN on June 1, 2010 at 4:32pm
We need to get some sort of petition going on this for large public support to show the CC the need for reinstatement asap.

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