Charitable Causes

Update on One of Watt-Ahh’s “Be the Ahh!” Champions – Anthony Radetic Receives a Tribute (and a New Home)

Earlier this month, I was doing laundry and half listening to Geraldo Rivera of FOX news interviewing Tony Orlando during the Building Homes for Heroes segment. It sounded like new homes were being awarded to deserving families of wounded U.S. veterans, and I had to back it up on the TiVo to watch with Rob. […]

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Watt-Ahh® Customers Give Back – Donations for the Sake of a Child

For over five years, Childhelp® has received (and continues to receive), up to 40 cents from the purchase of each case of Watt-Ahh® bottled water. The Founders of Childhelp®,  Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson, have amazing life stories as the original advocates in the protection of neglected and abused children. Their tireless efforts worldwide received recognition from U.S. Presidents […]

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Holiday Happiness in Florida Snow – 2015 Flight to the North Pole Party

Santa and Mrs. Claus enjoyed another visit with local children and their families at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport Fire Station this past Thursday. The day provide a much needed time out from the daily stress of terminal illness while enjoying the spirit and hope of the holidays. The law and fire protection personnel had again […]

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Be the Ahh! Champions – Sarasota Tennis Pros Volunteer at “Lessons for Life Event” Benefiting Children’s Cancer Programs

Sarasota, FL – Eighteen tennis pros donated their time and talents during a beautiful  Saturday evening at the Laurel Oak Country Club last November, and held round-robin group clinics for all ages (juniors and seniors) with varying tennis skills. The pros shared a great lesson of slowing the timing down on both the serve toss […]

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Be the Ahh! Champions – Benefiting the Sarasota Memorial Fund at Rotations Cycling Studio, Lakewood Ranch, FL.

Owner Sandy Birczak of Rotations Cycling Studio hosted the 3rd Annual Breast Cancer Ride for the Cure. Cyclists pedal up to three hours to raise funds to benefit the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, which covers medical costs for specific patients needing breast care. Sandy told us that the event held on October 17, 2015, was a […]

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Modern Pentathlon in Sarasota, Florida: Diversity in Sports Culture

The Sarasota-Bradenton area is fast emerging as a leading destination for major sporting events. International Athletes showed their skill this past weekend, not only in one sport but a total of five: involving running, target shooting, fencing, swimming and equestrian jumping on randomly selected horses at the 2015 Modern Pentathlon World Cup #1. In 2016, […]

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New Powerboat Grand Prix Offshore Racing Website Gives More Race Fan Appeal!

The Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Offshore Racing (between July 2 through July 5, 2015) has a new website with two new back-to-back, action-packed racing videos! Featured in the first video, the new race organization, Offshore Powerboat Grand Prix (or OPGP), assisted the “Racing Prince” Sheik Hassan Al-Thani with the recent Qatar Cup. The Prince invited and sponsored […]

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Thank You for Donating More Than $5K to Childhelp

Thanks to our customers, we have donated $5,228 to Childhelp® as of Nov. 30, 2014. AquaNew is committed to donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each bottle of Watt-Ahh® to Childhelp. In response to your continuous support in helping spread awareness about child abuse issues, and to hitting the $5k mark […]

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Team REDS/Watt-Ahh® Super Boat Offshore Racing and ChildHelp® Raise Awareness for Parents About Learned Bullying Behaviors

Sarasota’s Team REDS has a mission statement of “Racing against Bullying” and is proud to have the ChildHelp® emblem affixed to their Super Boat when racing over 100 mph on water. The Team also invited McGruff the Crime Dog to be an honorary team member to help stamp out bullying. Team REDS recently learned that […]

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International Sports Prowess and Peace

The 2014 Sarasota-Bradenton Pentathlon By: Dana Gourley, COO, AquaNew, LLC Two international sporting events were held for the first time in the Sarasota-Bradenton area during the month of June, 2014. The first was the grand pageantry and Olympic tradition of the Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final for 2014, hosted by the Honorable Katherine Harris and […]

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