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The Marcedes Lewis Foundation Invitational Regatta

Thirty young people from the Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach, the Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena, the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica and Challengers Boys & Girls Club on seven boats will test their sailing skills.

The regatta is held as a benefit for the Boys & Girls Club and the Long Beach Sailing Foundation, which provide inner city youth enriching and educational opportunities.

This event is FREE and open to public spectators. The best location to view the regatta is at the end of the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier, located at 15 39th Place in Long Beach, CA 90803.

Practice for Sunday’s event is Saturday, June 22nd from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Started by NFL football player, Marcedes Lewis, The Marcedes Lewis Foundation was established to award scholarships to youth in the community, who otherwise would not be able to participate in youth sports. The foundation will follow each recipient through his/her youth and high school years in the hope of being able to assist in any necessities that he/she may incur as they enter college. Scholarship recipients must maintain certain academic standards and report to the foundation periodically.

The Marcedes Lewis Foundation Invitational Regatta
Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier
15 39th Place
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 434-1542

Sunday, June 23rd
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Marcedes Lewis Foundation
P.O. Box 4643
Lakewood, CA 90711
(562) 841-5455

If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach with a preview of The Marcedes Lewis Foundation Invitational Regatta. She went out on the water with students and instructors to talk about the competition this weekend at Belmont Pier.

Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach with a preview of The Marcedes Lewis Foundation Invitational Regatta. She went out on the water with students and instructors to talk about the competition this weekend at Belmont Pier.

Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach with a preview of The Marcedes Lewis Foundation Invitational Regatta. She went out on the water with members of local Boys & Girls Clubs to talk about this weekend’s charity event.

Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach for with a preview of the The Marcedes Lewis Foundation Invitational Regatta. She talked with former NFL player Marcedes Lewis about the upcoming event.

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