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Clean Beach Council to Deliver Clean Beaches Awards to Manatee

Published Monday, November 12, 2012

MANATEE COUNTY – Anna Maria’s pristine beaches will receive national recognition later this month when the Clean Beaches Coalition delivers five “Blue Wave” flags to Manatee County. The public is invited to an open ceremony on Wed., Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Coquina Beach when Concession Clean Beaches Coalition Founder Walter McLeod will deliver the flags that will be flown over the public beaches being recognized:

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    Bean Point on Anna Maria Island

    photo courtesy of BACVB

    Cortez Beach
  • Manatee Beach
  • Coquina Beach 
  • Holmes Beach 
  • Anna Maria Beach


The beaches were certified by the Washington D.C.-based council in May. The Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (BACVB) was presented with the “BLUE WAVE” flag at its National Tourism Luncheon on May 9. The certification designates Manatee County Beaches as healthy and clean.

After the ceremony, everyone is invited to help with Adopt-A-Shore Cleanup of Coquina Beach hosted by Keep Manatee Beautiful.

The Blue Wave program is the first national environmental certification for beaches. Now in its 13th year, the program is recognized as a reliable benchmark for well-maintained beaches and eco-friendly tourism. For more information on the Clean Beach Council, visit www.cleanbeaches.com.

For more information on the BACVB, call (941) 729-9177, ext. 243, visit www.BradentonGulfIslands.com, follow us on Facebook at “Visit Bradenton Gulf Islands” and Twitter @VisitBradenton. For more information on Manatee County Government, visit online at www.mymanatee.org or call (941) 748-4501. You can also follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/manatee.county.fl and on Twitter, @ManateeGov.

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