Media Resources

Press Releases

May 21, 2019 – Paddle Antrim Festival offers great way to experience Northern Michigan’s Chain of Lakes Water Trail

March 21, 2019 – Applications Being Accepted for Paddle Antrim’s Ripple Effect Mini Grant Program

March 1, 2019 – Paddle Antrim receives funding for the Chain of Lakes Water Trail to promote regional tourism

February 1, 2019 – Paddle Antrim Awards $2,400 in Grants for the Region

December 20, 2018 – Chain of Lakes Water Trail first designated water trail in Northern Michigan

September 13, 2018 – Paddle Antrim Celebrates the Chain of Lakes

August 28, 2018 – Experience Northern Michigan’s paddling routes and communities at the Paddle Antrim Festival

July 31, 2018 – Paddle Antrim Festival offers great experience on Northern Michigan’s Chain of Lakes Water Trail

June 19, 2018 – Local Paddling Classes – Great Experience for More Fun on the Water

June 1, 2018 – Paddle Antrim Awards over $3,800 in Grants

May 16, 2018 – Paddle Antrim offers abundant paddling experiences this summer in Northern Michigan

April 26, 2018 – Paddle Antrim warns of Cold Water Temperatures

March 9, 2018 – Applications being Accepted for Ripple Effect Mini-Grant Program

January 16, 2018 – Ripple Effect Mini Grant Awards

December 11, 2017 – Paddle Antrim Awarded Grant Chain of Lakes Water Trail

October 13, 2017 – Applications being Accepted for Ripple Effect Mini-Grant Program

August 22, 2017 – Paddle Antrim Launches Chain of Lakes Water Trail and Matching Challenge Grant

June 27, 2017 – Paddle Antrim Festival Offers Great Experience on the Chain of Lakes Water Trail

June 22, 2017 – $3,00 in Ripple Effect Grants Awarded

June 19, 2017 – Paddle Antrim Offers More Kayaking Classes

June 7, 2017 – Paddle Antrim Hosts Free Evening Paddle in Ellsworth

April 13, 2017 – Paddle Antrim Offers Kayaking Classes 

April 6, 2017 – Spring 2017 Ripple Effect Grant Applications Being Accepted

December 20, 2016 – Paddle Antrim awards $3,000 in Ripple Effect Grants

November 29, 2016 – Paddle Antrim launches Matching Gift Challenge

October 5, 2016 – Applications accepted for Fall Ripple Effect Mini-Grant Program

August 8, 2016 – Unique Paddle Experience in Northern Michigan

July 24, 2016 – Paddle Antrim hosts more community paddle events

June 28, 2016 – Spring 2016 Ripple Effect Mini-Grant Awards

June 3, 2016 – First evening paddle June 17th in Ellsworth

May 25, 2016 – 2016 Paddle Antrim Festival Registration Opens

April 12, 2016 – Applications accepted for Spring Ripple Effect Mini-Grant Program

December 21, 2015 – Paddle Antrim will award over $3,900 in grants to the Chain of Lakes Region

October 16, 2015 – Paddle Antrim Announces Mini-Grants Available

July 27, 2015 – Paddle Antrim Ready to Kick Off Paddle Antrim Festival

July 20, 2015 – Paddle Antrim Offers Intro Kayaking Classes

May 15, 2015 – Paddle Antrim Festival Kayak Event Registration Opens

January 9, 2015 – Paddle Antrim Festival Dates Announced

In The News

Antrim Review, May 2019

MI Trails Magazine 2019

Record Eagle, March 2019

Traverse City Record Eagle, December 2018

Detroit News, December 2018

Traverse City Record Eagle, July 2018

Traverse City Record Eagle, June 2018

My North, June 2018

Traverse City Record Eagle, August 2017

My North, August 2017

Michigan Township Focus, August 2017

Paddle Antrim Offering Kayak Classes, April 2017

The Michigan Riparian, Fall 2016, V.51, No.4.

Lakeland Boating, September 2016.

Michigan BLUE, Summer 2016.

Registration Opens for Paddle Antrim Festival 2016

Destination Michigan’s Paddle Antrim Feature

Paddle Antrim Raises Money for Waterways

Paddle Antrim Joins Forces for Chain of Lakes Water Trail

Paddle Antrim Celebrates Chain of Lakes

Registration Opens for Inaugural Paddle Antrim Festival 

Paddlers Look to Preserve, Protect

Paddle Antrim Receives Community Growth Grant

Paddle Antrim Information

Paddle Antrim Festival fact sheet

Paddle Antrim Board and Background


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