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Dedicated to Preserving our Shipwrecks and Maritime History
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September 9, 2021






GLSPS Annual Fundraiser!!

UMSAT Show Website


The Date for the 2022 UMSAT Show!!

April 1, 2, 2022


For more information about the Speaker Lineup and General UMSAT Show, please visit www.umsatshow.org

If you are interested in joining the UMSAT Show Planning Committee, please contact us via email at info@umsatshow.org

Or, contact Mary Lillemo "Show Chairperson" at marylillemo@gmail.com or Phil Kerber, "GLSPS President", at pkerber@glsps.org


We are always looking for speakers that would like to present a great topic about their scuba diving, adventure travel experiences, shipwreck diving and maritime history research and stories.

Please let us know if you, or anyone you know, would like to be a star and speak at a future UMSAT Show!


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GLSPS Project & UMSAT Show Sponsors



Air Down There Scuba offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. Required to show GLSPS Membership Card! 
Thank you, Scott and Tracy!

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Aquaventure Dive and Photo Center offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. You will be required to show your GLSPS Membership Card.  They have also loaned us a GoPro HD video camera for a few projects. Thank you, Steve and Jolene!

Videos produced by Steve at Aquaventure Dive and Photo Center filmed in Lake Michigan on a Milwaukee charter trip. Click on their above logo for information to join them on a charter to visit these shipwrecks.
Prins Willem
The Dredge 906
Lumberman

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Scuba Center offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. Required to show GLSPS Membership Card! 
Thank you, Tom Benson and John Avery!
 
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HomeAwards Program

GLSPS Awards Program

Purpose

As a voice in the Midwest preservation and diving community, the GLSPS seeks to acknowledge and express their gratitude to individuals, organizations, and businesses who have contributed to the improvement of our environment and exemplify GLSPS ideals and ethics.

Awards

To honor these contributors, GLSPS has created three categories of awards:
  • GLSPS Appreciation Award
    • Recognizes longstanding support of the mission, goals, and projects of GLSPS.
    • Awarded to any non-board member individual, organization, or business.
    • Nomination can be made by any current GLSPS member.
       
  • Dive Community Contribution Award
    • Recognizes exceptional service to the dive community or for going beyond the call of duty to do something that benefits the upper Midwest scuba diving community.
    • Awarded to any individual, organization, or business.
    • Nomination can be made by any member of the community.
       
  • C. Patrick Labadie Special Acknowledgment Award
    • Recognizes exceptional contributions to the upper Midwest preservation, history, or dive community.
    • Awarded to any individual, organization, or business.
    • Nomination can be made by any GLSPS Board Member but suggestions can be submitted to the GLSPS Board of Directors.
       
All nominations must be submitted by January 1st of each year.

Nomination Process

Email to: kmerryman@glsps.org

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Mail to:
GLSPS Awards
7348 Symphony St NE
Fridley, MN 55432

Award Nomination Forms

Nominator Contact Information  
Name _______________________________  
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Email _______________________________  
Phone _______________________________  
     
Nominee _______________________________  
Address _______________________________  
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Email _______________________________  
Phone _______________________________  
     
Award _______________________________  
In 250 words or less, please explain why you believe this person, organization, or business should receive this award.