Powerhouse ‘Charlotte Fury’ commits to Aug. 12 Dragon Boat Race & Festival

RIVER DUNES – ‘Charlotte Fury’ – acknowledged to be one of the best Dragon Boat squads in the southeast – signaled this week they are headed to Oriental and to River Dunes for the Aug. 12 event. Known as a ‘club team,’ which practices throughout the year both on Lake Norman and in other venues, the Charlotte squad last participated in 2012.

“This is great news,” said Festival organizer. “When a team of this caliber shows up, the level of competition increases. Our sincere appreciation to each and every one of the Charlotte Fury paddlers. These guys and gals are absolutely world class competitors.


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There is still time to sign up for the race – either as a team or as individuals. Please call Moorman at (252) 675-9424, or e-mail: info@orientaldragonboat.com See Page A-2 of this newspaper for more information. Spectators are free – and the event is always well attended. Please bring one or more canned food items for donation to Fishes & Loaves Food Bank. The goal for 2017 is 1500 pounds of non-perishable food items.

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