Celebrating Mel

The IOD Family lost our beloved, Mel Pearce earlier this year.  Mel raced IODs in the SF Bay for more than 50 years and is pictured below onboard #86 with the boys last Father's Day.  Never shrinking in the face of conditions or competition, Mel was ever-ready with his warm smile and ample provisions.

To honor Mel's memory, the SF Bay IOD Fleet is making a donation to the Regatta Center project at the SFYC.  The Regatta Center will host sailing memories for decades to come and we can't think of a more fitting tribute to Mel's love of family, friends and sailboat racing.

The Fleet has approved a donation of $1000, but the bigger the donation we can make, the bigger the plaque that will hang in the center.

Please help us honor Mel's legacy and build a hearth for racers from near and far.  Danielle Lawson is solely responsible for the withdrawal and delivery or use of funds from this campaign.


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Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions.

Donations

  • Rich & Mary Allen 
    • $250 
    • 25 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Evan Dailey 
    • $250 
    • 25 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,500 
    • 25 mos
  • John Haig 
    • $20 
    • 25 mos
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Organizer

Danielle Lawson 
Organizer
San Anselmo, CA
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