FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Gainesville, Florida, December 23, 2017 —
Suwannee Riverkeeper met Chris Newton of Holly Hill, Florida,
half way to Daytona Beach to deliver the kayak he won in a WWALS raffle.
Back in October at Suwannee Hulaween, Chris got one raffle ticket, and that was the winning ticket.
When the Riverkeeper called him,
he wanted to know if someone had found his keys.
When he heard what he was getting,
“No way!” he said.
But we found a way to get him the Trio-11 kayak generously
donated by Malibu Kayaks.
Yes, Chris Newton of Holly Hill, Florida, yours was the
winning raffle ticket we drew
December 10, 2017
at Georgia’s Stephen C. Foster State Park in the Okefenokee Swamp.
Chris didn’t answer when we called from the top of the Suwannee River.
When Suwannee Riverkeeper John S. Quarterman met Chris and his crew
halfway to Daytona Beach, in Gainesville, Florida, to deliver the kayak,
they were still recounting the second call when Chris did answer. Continue reading