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Free boater safety classes in Senca Co

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office will be holding free boater safety classes this spring and summer. The courses will be held May 3rd, May 31st, June 28th and July 26th, 2014 from 8:00AM to 4:00 PM at the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center 6150 Route 96, Romulus, N.Y. 14541. This course is for adults and children and provides students with Personal Watercraft (Jet Ski) certification for persons 14 years of age and older. The course also provides motor boat certification for persons 10 years of age and older. Sheriff Jack Stenberg is reminding citrizens that there have been changes to to the law regarding motor boat certification. A boater safety couse such as this one is mandatory for anyone operating a motorboat beginning in May 2014 for anyone born on on before May 1st, 1996.Students are to bring a lunch and a writing instrument. All other materials will be provided. At the successful completion of the course students will rec eive their certification immediately.Space is limited; attendees must register in advance by calling Chief Deputy John Cleere at 315-220-3408 or e-mail jcleere@co.seneca.ny.us.Persons under 10 are not eligible to take the course.

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