Freedom Boat Club Provides 28 Captained Boats and Big Smiles for At-Risk Kids

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CORNELIUS, N.C. - July 23, 2019 - PRLog -- The 15th Annual Big Day at the Lake on July 20th was a smashing success.  The event, which was founded by Cornelius resident, Dave Yochum, with the help of his friends, neighbors, and local businesses, benefits the non-profit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Carolina's.  The purpose is to share a fun and memorable day at the lake with at risk children.

Freedom Boat Club, located in the Waterstreet Seaport Marina in Cornelius, provided 28 boats with captains for the Big Day at the Lake, including double-decker pontoon boats with three slides, an annual favorite.  More than 40 Big/Little pairs enjoyed fishing, tubing, sliding and swimming.  "This is our seventh year participating in Big Day at the Lake," says Freedom Boat Club LKN franchise co-owner, Jeff Weir.  "We're delighted to provide captained boats and create lasting memories for the children who would not normally have the opportunity to enjoy Lake Norman," he adds.

Josh Greenwald, Marketing Director of Freedom Boat Club Lake Norman adds, "Each year, Big Day gains momentum with more Bigs and Littles participating.  Freedom Boat Club donated 28 captained boats, an increase of 11 boats from the year before.  It's so rewarding to see the big smiles on the 'Littles' faces'."

The day concluded with a celebration cookout for more than 500 participants, including the Bigs, Littles and Volunteers, at the Duke Energy Explorium.  Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Carolinas serves close to 250 children in North Mecklenburg county annually.

Freedom Boat Club is the nation's oldest and largest boat club. with 20,000 boaters and 190+ club locations operating in 31 states, Canada and Europe.  Stop by at 17505 W. Catawba Avenue, Suite 150 in the Waterstreet Seaport Marina in Cornelius or call 704-659-1294 or visit for more information.

Josh Greenwald, Director, Marketing & Sales
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