Port of Camas-Washougal Announces Second Annual Community Appreciation Day

Washougal WA – August 19, 2014 – The Port of Camas-Washougal today announced that its annual Community Appreciation Day/Wheels & Wings Event has been scheduled for Saturday, September 13 at Grove Field Airport from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Port will welcome the public to enjoy a classic car and vintage airplane show, with no entry fee and free hot dogs and soda. This event was created by the Port to show appreciation to the community for their involvement and support.

There will be live music, food vendors and children’s activities, including a Bounce House! Dash plaques for car show entries will be available and prizes awarded in several categories.

All donations will go to support the Camas Washougal Aviation Association’s scholarship fund. Watch the Port’s Facebook page and other media for details.

 

About the Port of Camas-Washougal

The port brings jobs and recreational opportunities through a 400-acre industrial park, a 79-hangar general aviation airport and 350-slip pleasure boat marina. Grove Field is a small, general aviation airport with a state-of-the-art fueling station and 14 tie-downs in addition to the 79 hangars. The marina is the largest publicly owned marina on the Washington side of the Columbia River and has a floating restaurant, launch ramp, nearby hotel, fueling station, electricity on the breakwater/guest dock, and is homeport to the Dolphin Yacht Club. Recently acquired and in the planning stages, are 13.25 acres of Waterfront Property which connects to a 14-acre parcel of port-owned land to the east. The industrial park boasts a 90+ percent occupancy rate of more than 40 businesses with an annual payroll of $8.9 million and is adjacent to Steigerwald Commerce Center, 120+ acres of property currently under development. The port also manages Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood Beach, the adjacent protective levee and Parkersville National Historic site.
More information is found at www.portcw.com.

Contacts:

David Ripp
Executive Director
(360) 835-5560
david@portcw.com

Mary Murphy
Executive Assistant
(360) 835-8098
mary@portcw.com

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