St. George Island
Apalachicola, Florida
September 22, 2018


Fundraisers Hosted by Bird Dog Boats (FDACS CH65983) 

Bird Dog Boats is pleased host our boating fundraisers that raise money for organizations that benefit people using wheelchairs.  These fundraisers are based on great people who volunteer to go boating for the sake of raising funds for their wonderful causes.

Pick a fundraiser and donate today!

      Ryan Gebauer is boating on Bird Dog Boats in October of 2021 in Port St. Lucie FL to raise funds for Access The Sea, an outstanding nonprofit based in West Palm Beach, FL that takes people with disabilities boating on the intracoastal waterways in southeast Florida. 

   ‘Ryan does so much for so many others including me.  If it were not for him rolling into my hospital room to say “hey” after my injury, I do not think I would have handled this anywhere near as well.  He is the president of a spinal cord injury support group and a

   Gordon Palmer is boating on Bird Dog Boats
in December of 2021 in Apalachicola, FL to raise
funds for SportsAbility Alliance. Gordon worked
for the State of Florida Department of Labor for
thirty-one years.

   For over three decades SportsAbility has been the cornerstone nonprofit organization that has brought adaptive recreation to the State of Florida.  This fundraiser comes from the heart because Bird Dog Boats exists only because David and Laurie put it in motion, like they did for so many other organizations that strive to benefit people with disabilities.  Please join Gordon Palmer and Bird Dog Boats by making a donation or becoming a sponsor.

   David Jones said, “If you can help people to help others, you will change the world,”                                                                                                                                                                           …and he did.

   Monica Quimby is boating on Bird Dog Boats in November of 2021 in downtown Tampa, FL
to raise funds for her program, Wheel Sister Retreat.  Monica’s long list of accolades include
Ms. Wheelchair Maine, U.S. Women’s Sled Hockey Team and Tampa Bay Lightning Sled Hockey
Team.  She has been a strong advocate for spinal cord injury awareness and has mentored
vocational rehab for women with physical disabilities.  Operating in Florida and Maine, Wheel
Sister Retreat is a wonderful program that mentors and supports women with physical

   Monica will embark at Tampa Armature Works and cruise downtown Tampa on Bird Dog Boats.
Her docking destination will be the Columbia Café next to the Amalie Arena where she will
enjoy some tapas and a café con leche.  Please join Monica Quimby and Bird Dog Boats in
supporting Wheel Sister Retreat. 

Sponsors for Bird Dog Boats' hosted Fundraisers

On behalf of the beneficiaries and guests, thank you for your great sponsorships that make these events and contributions possible.

   Eddie Hall is going fishing on Bird Dog Boats in October of 2021 in Cedar Key, Florida to raise funds for Florida Self-Advocates Network'D.
   Eddie was paralyzed 45 years ago due do an auto accident at the age of eight.  He worked at Publix Supermarkets 26 years and Home Depot 10 years to present.  Eddie is the past President of Florida SAND, Board Member of the Florida Development Disabilities Council, VP of Polk County Advocacy Alliance, former Representative of Polk County Transportation for Disadvantaged, former Commissioner Lakeland Housing Authority, Board Member of Family Cafe, lead City Commission in Wheelchair Challenge, Special Olympics, Florida Center for Inclusive Communities CAC at USAF, Board Member Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST), President of PTA Board, graduate of Polk State College and The University of Miami, and more, wow!
   Please joins Eddie Hall and Bird Dog Boats by supporting this great event to raise funds for Florida Self-Advocates Network'D.

board member of Access The Sea.
Ryan is the type of person that literally, if he sees someone in a wheelchair, will ask his helper to pull over to say hey, how are you doing? and then do whatever he can to help a complete stranger in a wheelchair.

                    ...Robert Games
                       (above on right)

    Please join Ryan Gebauer and Bird Dog Boats to raise funds for Access The Sea by making a donation or becoming a sponsor for this pinnacle event.