September 13 – 14, 2014 -­ Lansing, MI

Women’s Center of Greater Lansing Holding 2014 Capital City Dragon Boat Races with Open Media Availability

WHAT: The Capital City Dragon Boat Races

WHERE: East and West Adado Riverfront Park, Lansing

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday September 13 – 14, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days

WHO: Dragon boat teams, volunteers, fans, and the general public. Vendors, food trucks, the Confucius Institute of Michigan State University, and more.

WHY: This year, the Capital City Dragon Boat Races will be hosted as a fund raiser benefiting the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing and expanded to include a festival.

The races and festival are being put on by the Women’s Center, Greater Lansing Sports Authority, LEPFA, and the Confucius Institute with all the proceeds benefiting the Women’s Center.

Media is invited to the team practices held all day Saturday at the park to observe and record. We’ll have paddlers and the race coordinator available for interviews. Media is also welcome on Sunday during the festival and races. Visit for a full schedule of events.

CONTACT: Please contact Cindie Alwood, Executive Director of the Women’s Center at 517.372.7981 with any questions.


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