St. Paul District's Brad Labadie was out at Lake Minnetonka on April 26, 2014, to teach a little about water safety during the Victoria Lions Club's crappie fishing contest. Here, he's teaching a future water safety expert how to be a safe boater and to always wear your life jacket. The event was a fundraiser with all proceeds helping send 15 children to the American Diabetes Association's Camp Needlepoint in Hudson, Wis., for a week this summer.
up the buckles;
for a snug and proper fit; and
importantly, remember to wear it.
nearly 650 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working
at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in
the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands
regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. Through the Corps’ Fiscal Year 2011
$175 million budget, nearly 2,800 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional
economy as well as $271 million to the national economy. For more information,
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