Atlantic Outboard proudly presented $5,050 to
the Friends of Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge

8/11/2021

Westbrook, CT – Atlantic Outboard proudly presented $5,050 to the Friends of Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge on August 11, 2021. Shaun Roche accepted the donation on the Friends behalf. Funds were raised during the 2nd Annual Duck Island Raft Party held on August 7, 2021 next to Duck Island off the coast of Westbrook, CT.

More than 300 boats and 1,000 people attended the event which included live music and giveaways. Over $2,500 was raised, and Atlantic Outboard matched the amount to bring the total donation to over $5,000! Special thanks to: Kellogg Marine Supply, West Marine, Leon’s Pizza Restaurant, Duck Island Shop, Bill’s Seafood, Deep River Snacks, Wise Chips, The Red Planet: Acoustic Duo and Ranger Russ for making this year’s event a success.

Save the date and join us Saturday, August 6, 2022 for the 3rd Annual Duck Island Raft Party! More information can be found on our website at AtlanticOuboard.com or our facebook page.

The McKinney National Wildlife Refuge is vital to protecting and preserving the habitats, like Duck Island, that our wildlife, including many endangered species need.

**Reminder: Duck Island as well as Menunketesuck Island are closed to the public. There are many bird species that call the islands their homes and we need to be respectful of the Birds and their young**

Thank you for all your donations!

Special thanks to: Kellogg Marine Supply, West Marine, Leon’s Pizza Restaurant, Duck Island Shop, Bill’s Seafood, Deep River Snacks, Wise Chips, The Red Planet: Acoustic Duo and Ranger Russ for making this year’s event a success. Thank you to everyone who donated to the Friends of Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge!

As always thank you to the Westbrook, CT Police Department and Westbrook, CT Fire Department for helping out and for making sure everyone was safe during the event.

Photos from 2021 Duck Island Raft Party

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