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Bear Paddle Announces Swim Lesson Scholarships for Low-Income Children

Bear Paddle Swim School announced a partnership with Hope Floats Foundation to provide scholarships for swim lessons for low-income children and their families.

In a news release, the swim school, which has a location in Florence, said that the equivalent of thirteen school buses full of children die each year in the U.S. due to drowning, and that swim lessons can reduce the risk of drowning by 88 percent.