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Muskegon Boat Time: First Community Paddle draws nearly 60 on to Muskegon Lake

Muskegon Boat Time: First Community Paddle draws nearly 60 on to Muskegon Lake | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
The Lake Effect Boat Time Community Paddle Saturday brought out about 50 watercraft of all kinds and nearly 60 paddlers. The group launched from the Harbour Towne beach on the west end of Muskegon Lake.
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Muskegon Lake to Get ‘Universal Access’ Fishing Pier

Muskegon Lake will get a new fishing pier, thanks to a $253,000 grant from the Great Lakes Fishery Trust to the West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission.
The GLFT announced the award for construction of a pier fully accessible to ...
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Let's Grow the Lake Effect! New Fishing Pier!

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A first sign of spring: Muskegon city road crews clear winter's worth of snow from Beach Street

A first sign of spring: Muskegon city road crews clear winter's worth of snow from Beach Street | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
Beach Street from the Muskegon Water Filtration Plant to Beachwood Park along the city of Muskegon's Lake Michigan waterfront was closed Dec. 20. As this winter's snow and sand are removed, the popular waterfront drive will reopen March 21.
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Thing Thaw!

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The Lake Effect - Blog

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Dockers Fish House Sunday Funday! It's not the only day that you'll find fun at this great Muskegon maritime establishment.  Located on the interior waterway off Muskegon Lake, Dockers is on the...
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Won't be to long until the summer fun begins.  Plan on visiting Muskegon this summer.

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The Lake Effect - Blog

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Why Choose Muskegon?  Community Focus - Great Lakes Marina! Why choose Muskegon?  First the effect of the lake on the area is great.  With 10 Marina's and over 3000 slips the port of Muskegon is a...
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Come visit some of the great places along the Gold Coast of Michigan. In this series of Blog Posts Roger Zuidema of Lake Effect Boating shows off the best of the best!  Boat on my Friends!

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Launch Weekend

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Great Lakes Marina: From barbecues and fishing tournaments to charity fundraisers and boating safety classes, we go beyond simple boat storage to provide a complete boating experience.
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What does your group have planned for launch weekend?  Let me know.  Boat on my friends!

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Muskegon County tourism advisory group considers another downtown convention center study

Muskegon County tourism advisory group considers another downtown convention center study | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
Along with studying a possible downtown convention center, tourism leaders may also explore the future building needs of the L.C. Walker Arena and connecting a series of visitor-oriented facilities with enclosed walkways.
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Loving this idea.  Now we need to find a way to connect downtown with the Lake.  Like a great Muskegon Pier, like to a mini Navy Pier. 

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Growing the Lake Effect

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The Michigan Maritme Fest.  Take a peek at the Mission Statement.  Very Cool!  Enjoy the Lake Effect!

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Boat Talk returns: You booze, you lose, and other tips for a safe Memorial Day weekend

Boat Talk returns: You booze, you lose, and other tips for a safe Memorial Day weekend | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
Our weekly summer series, Boat Talk, returns for a second year of tips, tricks and boating factoids to help you navigate Michigan waters.
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Be Safe out there!

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Blessing of the boats: Traditional Muskegon Memorial Day weekend event slated for May 26

Blessing of the boats: Traditional Muskegon Memorial Day weekend event slated for May 26 | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
The Sunday May 26 events begin with the USS Silverside's Lost Boat Ceremony at 11 a.m. and conclude with the Blessing of the Boats on Muskegon Lake at 1:45 p.m.
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Great article about the Blessing activities in M=Live.  Let's keep growing Muskegon's Blue Economy and the Lake Effect!  Come down with your Love Muskegon posters for the Washing of the Lighthouse at 1:15pm.

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Muskegon Shores Summer 2013 / Fun #1

Come See the Shores! Muskegon Shores. A Great Place to Live, Work and Play. Experience the Lake Effect!
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Lake Effect Boating

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Muskegon Boat Time August 15-18, 2013. Lake Effect Boating provides news and information about Muskegon Lake Effect Boating. Our goal.
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How to enjoy the Blessing of the Boats:  Attend the Lost Boat Ceremony at the USS Silverside Museum 11am, when finished, take a walk down the channel and see the Gathering of the Fleet 1pm inside the Breakwater Arms, watch or participate in the Washing of the Lighthouse 1:15pm. Follow the Parade of Boats 1:30pm down the Muskegon channel, leading to the Blessing of the Boats 1:45pm to be watched from the Muskegon City Beach near Harbour Towne Marina. Then join the fun at Dockers Fish House 3-7pm.  

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Prehistoric 'Earth, Wind and Tired 5K' race coming to the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex in May

Prehistoric 'Earth, Wind and Tired 5K' race coming to the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex in May | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
Adventurous athletes will be able to traverse an ancient obstacle course in the shadows of creatures from the Hunter Gatherer period in Muskegon this spring.
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How fun is this.  Let's Grow the Lake Effect! @lkeffectoffers

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On the Lake / May 2-4 (MKG Lake Events) | Growing the Lake Effect

On the Lake / May 2-4 (MKG Lake Events) | Growing the Lake Effect | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
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ON THE LAKE series of articles is meant to showcase events and happenings on Muskegon, Lake.  So read on, you're invited to enjoy the "Lake Effect" in Muskegon.  Relax... Refresh... Repeat.  For more info and details visit www.lakeeffectboating.com

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Lake Effect Lights Boat Parade - June 28

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Lake Effect Lights Boat Parade - June 28, 2014 Gather in the South Breakwater Cove just before dusk. 20 minutes after sunset, with the sound of the boats horns, turn on the Lights. Parade Route will...
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Looking forward to a great parade this year.  Word on the street is that Great Lakes Marina and Muskegon Yacht Club will be challenging Hartshorn Marina for the Lights trophy this year.  Boat on my friends.

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420 acres on Muskegon Lake: Will Sappi and B.C. Cobb sites be liabilities or assets?

420 acres on Muskegon Lake: Will Sappi and B.C. Cobb sites be liabilities or assets? | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
Muskegon Area First President Ed Garner and Muskegon Community and Economic Development Director Cathy Brubaker-Clarke provided the Muskegon Rotary Club with an update on Port of Muskegon developments, including current status of the B.C. Cobb and Sappi paper mill sites on Muskegon Lake.
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With purpose and vision, it's time to use the property on things that will draw people to live and play here.  Plenty of space off the lake for business, including manufacturing.  

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Area Raft-up Locations

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Some call it "Docking at the Dunes", others prefer "Beer Can Hill".  But whatever you call this special spot you will find people enjoying some water fun.  With 30 yards of knee deep water leading...
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Muskegon, Michigan  Come Dock and the Dunes and have a great time with family and friends!  

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The Lake Effect - Blog

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Go Jump In The Lake I think we missed the mark! Where is the place you can legally jump into the lake?  Shouldn't there be a place that we can have some fun and enjoy.  Matter of fact, I think this...
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Let's put some more fun into this place.  Where is the place to jump into the lake off of a pier?

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Docking at the Dunes.... Enjoy the Lake Effect with Family and Friends

As we look for great spots to enjoy the lake with family and fiends, what better than 40 yards of knee high water, leading to a drop off so that boats of all sizes can join the fun.  It's fun to walk up the dune and look over majestic Muskegon Lake.
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Three Rivers Episcopal: Blessing of the boats: Traditional Muskegon Memorial Day weekend event slated for May 26

Three Rivers Episcopal: Blessing of the boats: Traditional Muskegon Memorial Day weekend event slated for May 26 | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
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Pittsburg Blog promotes Muskegon's Blessing of the Boat.  How cool is that!

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Heard on the Street: The significance of two developments announced this year; three national chains coming to Muskegon

Heard on the Street: The significance of two developments announced this year; three national chains coming to Muskegon | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
Much excitement and controversy has been kicked up over a Wal-Mart being proposed for Whitehall Township but the real significant business developments announced this year so far are the residential plans for the Nugent Sand Co.
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In my mind Dave is correct. The Castle Dunes and METC are potential game changers for Muskegon.  We need to support.

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Muskegon Shores A Great Place to Live, Work and Play.

Muskegon Shores A Great Place to Live, Work and Play. | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
We aim to be a catalyst for fun, development, education and preservation in the Muskegon Shores Area.
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Take a peek at the fun at the shore.  Muskegon Shores.... A great place to live work and play.

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Lost Boat Ceremony /Blessing of the Boat Spectacular 2013 - Lake Effect Boating Sunday May 26

Lost Boat Ceremony /Blessing of the Boat Spectacular 2013 - Lake Effect Boating Sunday May 26 | Lake Effect... Relax, Refresh, Repeat! | Scoop.it
Muskegon Boat Time August 15-18, 2013. Lake Effect Boating provides news and information about Muskegon Lake Effect Boating. Our goal.
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How to enjoy the Blessing of the Boats: Attend the Lost Boat Ceremony at the USS Silverside Museum 11am, when finished, take a walk down the channel and see the Gathering of the Fleet 1pm inside the Breakwater Arms, watch or participate in the Washing of the Lighthouse 1:15pm. Follow the Parade of Boats 1:30pm down the Muskegon channel, leading to the Blessing of the Boats 1:45pm to be watched from the Muskegon City Beach near Harbour Towne Marina. Then join the fun at Dockers Fish House 3-7pm.
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