NEWS RELEASE Oct. 17, 2011 For immediate release Boat Ed® promotes safety education by sponsoring the Water Safety Journal Kalkomey, parent company of Boat Ed® and www.boat-ed.com, is helping spread the safety message by sponsoring production of the Water Safety Journal, the newsletter of the National Water Safety Congress. "Boat Ed's commitment to our mission of boating and water safety is unmatched in this industry," said Cecilia Duer, executive director of the National Water Safety Congress. "They've sponsored the Water Safety Journal since 2007, allowing us to continue distributing printed copies as well as provide digital editions." The Water Safety Journal is produced and distributed three times a year to members, partners and sponsors of the National Water Safety Congress. The publication is produced to support the organization's vision of promoting safe use of private and public water resources in the United States. The Water Safety Journal contains information about the International Boating and Water Safety Summit, awards honoring people who contribute to safety, industry news and issues, and strategies to make water recreation safer. The recognized leader in boating safety, Boat Ed® is the official provider of print and Internet boating safety courses for 44 states, plus the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. For more information about boating license or safety certification requirements, please visit www.boat-ed.com. About Kalkomey Kalkomey, parent company of Boat Ed®, is the official provider of recreational safety education materials for all 50 states. Our print and Internet courses have been providing official safety certification since 1995. We provide safety courses in boating, hunting, bowhunting, and off-road vehicle (ORV) and snowmobile operation. For more information, visit http://www.kalkomey.com/. About The National Water Safety Congress The National Water Safety Congress is committed to continuing its leadership role in advancing the promotion of education for the safety of recreational water activities throughout the United States, and internationally, by addressing water-related recreation accidents and drowning. For more information, visit www.watersafetycongress.org.