THE OUTSIDE FOUNDATION SELECTED FOR ACA GREEN PADDLE AWARD
ACA National Paddlesports Awards Announced
The Outside Foundation of Hilton Head, SC has just been announced as a 2018 recipient of the prestigious ACA Green Paddle for Waterway Conservation Award. Each year, the ACA recognizes a select group of individuals and organizations who have illustrated exemplary leadership, service, and dedication to various aspects of paddlesport. Presented annually to an individual or a group that has made an outstanding contribution to paddlesport by protecting America's waterways.
To learn more about this particular award, visit: www.americancanoe.org/Awards
Please join fellow paddlers from across the country in acknowledging this achievement at the Annual Membership Meeting & Awards Ceremony in conjunction with the upcoming ACA Leadership Academy.
Founded in 1880, The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition, exploration and recreation. The ACA has over 30,000 members, and 300 paddling clubs and affiliated organizations. The ACA sponsors over 4,300 events each year, including 200 races. The ACA education program has an estimated outreach of 800,000 people a year. In addition, the ACA is recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) as the National Governing Body (NGB) for Olympic and Paralympic paddlesports in the United States.