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Coast Guard to host open house

By Staff | May 11, 2015

U.S. Coast Station Fort Myers Beach at 719 San Carlos Drive on San Carlos Island is hosting an open house on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There will be tours inside the station and aboard the 45-foot Rapid Response Boat RB-M and aboard the 29-foot Rapid Response Boat RB-S. Personnel from the guard, local fire stations, local emergency medical services and local law enforcement will be on hand.

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will present “Coastie,” the robotic safety boat, knot tying and a marine environment game. The event kicks off 2015 National Safe Boating Week, which runs from May 16-22.