American Diabetes Association Celebrates 75 Years with the 8th Annual Kayak for a Kure


The 8th Annual Kayak for a Kure will take place on Saturday, August 29, starting at the Butterbean Beach Pavilion. Registration is at 8 and the paddle starts at 9:00 a.m. The fee is $50 and includes live music and lunch by Chipotle after the 3-mile paddle to the UGA Marine Extension Aquarium, as well as trolley transportation back to the starting point. Kayaks and equipment are available on a first-come, first serve basis. To register, go online to www.eventbrite.com/e/8thannual kayak-for-a-kuretickets 17807943037 or contact Chris Carpentino at ccarpentino@diabetes.org or 912-353-8110, ext. 3094.

Organized by Dave Mason, a former World Whitewater Champion, this event is a tribute to his mentor and friend, Hugh H. Armstrong, Sr., who passed away from complications of diabetes. Mr. Armstrong’s daughter, Kay Remion, has been the Presenting Sponsor for Kayak for a Kure since its inception through her father’s foundation.

All proceeds benefit the Step Out to Stop Diabetes campaign for American Diabetes Association. For more information contact Chris Carpentino at ccarpentino@diabetes.org or 912-353-8110, ext.3094.



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