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Young Brothers and Hawaiian Tug & Barge Now Accepting Applications for Community Grant Funds

Young Brothers, Limited (YB) and Hawaiian Tug & Barge (HTB) are now accepting grant applications from non-profit community organizations on the island of Hawaii for its Community Gift Giving Program. The program will award grants of up to $1,000 per organization.

Community organizations that meet the following criteria are invited to submit applications for HTB/YB grant consideration:

-IRS Approved under Section 501 (c) 3

-Purpose of organization is related to:

o Health

o Education

o Civic and Community Service

o Youth Activities

o Cultural Enrichment

o Environment

o Special Community Projects

In 2001, HTB/YB established the Community Gift Giving Program to provide recognition and support to charitable community organizations on each island. Since its inception, the community gift-giving program contributed more than $699,000 to 743 non-profit organizations throughout the State of Hawaii, of which $257,250 went to 316 Hawaii Island organizations.

The Hawaii County Community Advisory Board members are Chery Garvey M.D. of Kamuela (Chairperson), Fanny Collins Au Hoy and Dave Young of Kailua-Kona, and June Kunimoto and Derek Kurisu of Hilo.

Application forms and information are available at www.youngbrothershawaii.com under “Community Gift Giving” or by calling Dr. Chery Garvey at (808) 885-3211. Applications may be submitted now through July 18, 2012. Completed applications may be faxed to (808) 885-3311 or mailed to:

Hawaiian Tug & Barge/Young Brothers, Ltd.

Hawaii County Community Advisory Board

Attn: Chery Garvey, M.D.

P.O. Box 550

Kamuela, Hawaii 96743

All applications must be postmarked by July 18, 2012 or received via fax by July 18, 2012 no later than 4:30 p.m.

Young Brothers, Limited provides inter-island cargo service throughout the State of Hawaii with ports in Honolulu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Nawiliwili, Hilo and Kawaihae. Hawaiian Tug & Barge provides contract towing service, ship assists, barge charters and related marine services throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Visit Young Brothers at www.youngbrothershawaii.com.



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