News Briefs: Boater Education Course Offered

— A boater's education course that meets the boating education requirements for Virginia, Maryland and D.C. will be offered by Flotilla 25-8 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary on Oct. 20. The class is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 8592 Richmond Highway, Alexandria.

To legally operate a powerboat, proof of completion of an approved boating education course must be carried on the boat.

Contact Paul or Fran Spoltore at 571-257-9692 or email pspoltore@cox.net for more information and an enrollment form.