Entries tagged with: Summer

Memorial Day, more than just the unofficial start to summer

Memorial Day, more than just the unofficial start to summer

Posted on by David Graham

This Memorial Day we at Gallagher Charter Lakes honor the memory of those brave Americans who have stepped forward, put on the uniform of our nation, heroically fought to defend our freedoms, and made the ultimate sacrifice so that we can breathe as free people. Let us never forget their service, sacrifice, and dedication to liberty. God Bless these heros! Read on to learn more about the origins of Memorial Day. (source History.com) Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial... Continue Reading

12 Tips for Recreational Boaters

12 Tips for Recreational Boaters

Posted on by David Graham

As the weather warms up, many of us head to lakes, rivers, or the ocean to fish, waterski, cruise, and relax onboard a boat, yacht or other personal watercraft. With nearly 12 million registered recreational boats in the U.S.*, it’s no wonder the waterways are a popular place to go. But, before you head out with friends and family, take note of a few important safety tips. 1. Make sure everyone wears a life jacket. Victims drowned in approximately 80% of fatal boating accidents. Of those, 83% were not wearing a life jacket. Insist that your crew and guests all... Continue Reading