Dane County Dive Team Takes A Stake In The Lakes

Posted Thursday, May 31, 2012 --- 10:45 a.m.

From the Dane County Sheriff's Office:

Madison, WI. May 31, 2012 – On Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd, Take A Stake In The Lakes will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary. Hundreds of divers will be participating in a lake clean-up on Lake Monona and Lake Mendota. Saturday’s event will take place from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Lake Monona at Yahara Park Place, and Sunday’s event is on Lake Mendota from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Mendota County Park. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team is proud to be a co-sponsor of the event.

On Saturday, June 2nd, a Dane County Sheriff’s Office boat will be on Lake Monona near the Yahara River keeping watch over the many divers that are expected to participate in the morning’s events. From 9:00 am to 11:00 am, dive flags will be on the water to warn boaters that divers are in the water. By law, boaters must stay at least 100 feet from those flags. Dane County Dive Team members will also be available to talk with the public and answer any questions they may have, along with having their gear on display.

For more information on this weekend’s lake clean-up and how you can get involved, go to www.takeastakeinthelakes.com.

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