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MICF 2017 SeaPerch Qualifying Tournament Now Open

Registration for the Marine Industries Cares Foundation SeaPerch Qualifying Tournament is now OPEN! This tournament will be at 750 W Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 on Saturday morning, March 11th, 2017. 20 teams (10 middle school teams and 10 high school...

MICF Names 2017 Class of Chairman’s Gala Honorees

Individuals Named for Support of MICF and Contributions to the Community Include Business and Non- Profit Organization Leaders, Philanthropists, a Community Volunteer Leader, and a Teacher/Youth Advocate  - Fort Lauderdale, FL – January 18, 2017-- The Marine...

MICF Announces Sponsors for 2nd Annual Chairman’s Gala

Fort Lauderdale, FL – December 14, 2016—The second annual Marine Industry Cares Foundation/MICF Chairman’s Gala slated for Saturday, January 28, 2017 is proud to announce the following supporting sponsors: Advanced Mechanical Enterprises Advantage Services AERE Marine...

MICF Partners with YachtAid Global

In November, MICF teamed up with YachtAid Global as a facilitating partner for its relief efforts to help children and families impacted by Hurricane Matthew in the Bahamas. MICF served as a facilitator supporting YachtAid Global and Yacht Chandlers as they sourced...

MICF to hold 2nd Annual Chairman’s Gala, Jan. 28, 2017

Signature fundraiser to support foundation and its Local Summer Marine Camp Programs Fort Lauderdale, FL – July 28, 2016—The second annual Marine Industry Cares Foundation Chairman’s Gala will take place Saturday, January 28, 2017. The black-tie ‘Masquerade Casino...

Summer Camps Set for Dillard and Stranahan High Schools

MICF will host the second year of its Marine Immersion Summer Camp with two camps scheduled for this year. This year we are partnering with the YMCA to host a camp at Dillard High School, while we will return to Stranahan High School to host a camp in partnership with...

Summer Camp Scholarships Awarded to 15 Students

Inspiring creativity among our youth while at the same time ingniting their passions for and thoughts about recreational boating activities and marine industry careers are the main objectives of the MICF Youth Creative Arts Contest. A program for middle school...

MICF Names 2016 Chairman’s Gala Honorees

Fort Lauderdale, FL – January 27, 2016– The Marine Industry Cares Foundation named its 2016 Class of Chairman’s Gala Honorees at the inaugural MICF Chairman’s Gala held recently at the Gallery of Amazing Things in Dania Beach. The event was billed as a ‘Monte Carlo...

Foundation Hosts Inaugural Marine Themed Summer Camp

July 20, 2015, Fort Lauderdale—The inaugural Marine Industry Cares Foundation 2015 Marine Immersion Summer Camp ended last Thursday, July 16th completing 2-weeks of immersion in the local recreational marine industry by 26 Stranahan High School students through field...

Annual Spin-A-Thon Raises $100,000

Fort Lauderdale, FL (April 28, 2015) – On April 25th, hundreds of South Florida’s maritime professionals, community supporters, and spinning aficionados headed to Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale for the Marine Industry Cares Foundation’s 7th Annual Spin-A-Thon. The...

2015 Fundraising Efforts for Two South Florida Charities

MICF Announces 2015 Fundraising Efforts for Two South Florida Charities Focus will be on Early Childhood Education & Dental Care for Disadvantaged Children Fort Lauderdale, FL – March 23, 2015–Marine Industry Cares Foundation (MICF), the charitable arm of South...

MICF Summer Camp Contest Winners

1st Annual Marine Industry Cares Foundation Summer Camp Contest Awards 27 Scholarships to Children Who Have Shown a Love for the Ocean Through the Arts Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 10, 2014 – Marine Industry Cares Foundation (MICF) challenged Broward County’s children,...

Annual Spin-A-Thon Raises Over $140, 000

Annual Spin-A-Thon Produced by Marine Industry Cares Foundation Raises Over $140, 000 for South Florida Children & Families In Need Significant Portion of Funds to support local children’s organizations Kids in Distress of Broward and Palm Beach Counties...

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