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Cardboard Boat Racing and 5K Walk & Run to be held at Lake Wister
Poteau, OK, 3.09.2012 — The LeFlore County Dive Rescue Team is hosting its First Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta and 5K Race on May 5, 2012 at Lake Wister in Wister, Oklahoma. All proceeds from this event will be used to provide training and equipment to our local water rescue team.
Anyone wishing to register for this event can do so at www.cardboard5k.weebly.com. All participants will receive a goody bag at check in with information and promotional materials from our sponsors. All event registrants will also receive a Cardboard Boat Regatta and 5K T-shirt at the sign in booth.
The LeFlore County Dive Rescue Team was formed in 2010 by local paramedics, EMTs, and firefighters realizing a need for a specialized water rescue team in our region. Since its inception our dive team has responded to calls for service ranging from flash flooding in campgrounds to accidental drowning and recovery.