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Seneca County Offering Free Boating Safety Course

Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg has announced that the Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a Boating Safety Course at the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center, 6150 Route 96, Romulus, New York 14541. The course will be held on April 17th 2010 and will run from 8:00 a.m., to 4:00 p.m..This class is for children and adults and meets New York State requirements for persons age 10-18 to operate a motor boat and persons age 14 and older to operate personal watercraft (Jet Skis). Students will receive their certification at the completion of the class which includes an exam. Students should bring a pencil and pack a lunch. All course materials are provided. You must pre-register for the class as space is limited. To register for the class contact Lt. John Cleere at the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, phone: 315-220-3443, or by email: jcleere@co.seneca.ny.usSheriff Jack Stenberg states that the Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring this class to promote boating safety and to help citizens meet legal operating requirements. The classes will be taught by experienced officers. Students will learn boating rules and regulations as well as how to handle emergencies on the waterways.There is no charge for the course.

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