Category Archives: Non-Profits

Dive Industry Foundation to Exhibit at DEMA Show 2016

Dive Industry Foundation at DEMA Show by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Foundation   The Dive Industry Foundation will exhibit at DEMA Show next week in Las Vegas, NV, at Booth 4225.  The Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt, charitable … Continue reading

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In Support of Local Diving

by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional “In Support of Local Diving” No other topic in the diving community has received as much lip service as “Local Diving” in the past thirty years.  I think it all started when the … Continue reading

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Assistance Sought For Inaugural Third Coast Mermaid Festival

Diveheart Jim Elliott, founder/president Not willing to take a second seat…or in this case, second set of fins to our neighbors to the east or west, Diveheart is planning Chicagoland’s first-ever Third Coast Mermaid Festival for the summer of 2015.   … Continue reading

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Ben Buchan Selected to be 2015 Australasian Rolex Scholar

It is a great pleasure to announce that Mr. Ben Buchan, from New South Wales, Australia has been selected to be the 2015 Australasian Rolex Scholar of the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society. BEN BUCHAN | BIOGRAPHY: I grew up on the Central Coast of … Continue reading

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Daniel Copeland Selected as 2015 European Rolex Scholar

It is a great pleasure to announce that Mr. Daniel Copeland, age 23, from North Wales has been selected to be the 2015 European Rolex Scholar of the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society. DANIEL COPELAND | BIOGRAPHY: Daniel Copeland, 23, has always enjoyed … Continue reading

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Michele Felberg Selected as 2015 North American Rolex Scholar

March 4, 2015 Dear OWUSS Friends, It is my very great pleasure to announce that Ms. Michele Felberg, age 23, from Houston, Texas was selected on March 2nd to be the 2015 North American Rolex Scholar of the Our World-Underwater … Continue reading

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Blue The Dive – Meeting at DEMA Show 2014

Blue Ocean Network.com Denver, CO November 14, 2014 For anyone that has ever experienced the ocean firsthand, whether through scuba diving, snorkeling, freediving, or swimming, it is hard to ignore the depleting fish populations, coral reef degradation, and overall declining … Continue reading

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Cozumel Dive Professional Loses Life in Tank Explosion Accident

by Gene Muchanski Executive Director Dive Industry Foundation On August 26, 2014, Juan Canche Koh lost his life when a scuba tank exploded while being filled. Juan was a long-time staff member at Scuba Club Cozumel Dive Shop.  You’ll remember … Continue reading

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Diveheart Looking To Hire Training Director

Position Offered:  Training Director The Training Director reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for coordinating logistics associated with all aspects of  Diveheart’s Adaptive Training Program, including: Communicating with dive professionals, students and others inquiring about the Diveheart program. … Continue reading

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Courtney Rayes Selected as 2014 Our World-Underwater Australasian Rolex Scholar

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