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 kayak-for-a-kuretickets 17807943037 or contact Chris Carpentino at 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 or 912-353-8110, ext.3094.

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