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    Secretary of State's Mobile Office on deck at Detroit Boat Show

    FEB. 10, 2012 SOS Mobile Branch Office



    Full-service office available during Feb. 11-19 show

     

    DETROIT, Mich. -- The Secretary of State Mobile Office, offering full branch services, will be powered up and ready for business at the Detroit Boat Show, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today.

    "This is a perfect opportunity to learn about renewing your watercraft," Johnson said. "And that's not all you can do. Renew your license plate tabs, renew your driver's license or get duplicate titles and registration. It's easy. Stop by our booth and ask our friendly staff about doing business during the boat show."

    Watercraft registration renewal notices are mailed out in March by the Secretary of State's office.

    "We won't be surprised to see watercraft registrations increase this year as positive boat sales reports are coming in from our Michigan dealers," said Nicki Polan, director of communications for the Michigan Boating Industries Association. "The Detroit Boat Show is packed to the gills with more boats and brands at great prices and pent-up demand is driving sales. We are pleased that the Secretary of State's Mobile Office will be on site to serve our attendees."

    Besides displaying the latest in power boats, pontoons, fishing boats and personal watercraft, the show offers safety training on Feb. 18. Visitors can take a free day-long boating safety certification course, courtesy of the Oakland County Sheriff's Marine Division and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Registration starts at 11 a.m. and the certification test begins at 4:30 p.m.

    The Mobile Office will be open during the show's public days, which run Feb. 11 through Feb. 19 at Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd. in Detroit. Show hours are as follows:
     

    • Saturday, Feb. 11 -- 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Sunday, Feb. 12 -- 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Monday, Feb. 13 -- 3-9 p.m.
    • Tuesday, Feb. 14 -- 3-9 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Feb. 15 -- 3-9 p.m.
    • Thursday, Feb. 16 -- 3-9 p.m.
    • Friday, Feb. 17 -- 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Saturday, Feb. 18 -- 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Sunday, Feb. 19 -- 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


    For more information about office locations and additional services, visit www.Michigan.gov/SOS. Sign up for the official Secretary of State Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/MichSOS and Facebook updates at www.facebook.com/MichiganSOS.
    Customers also may call the Department of State Information Center to speak to a customer-service representative at 888-SOS-MICH (767-6424).


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    For media questions, please call Gisgie Dávila Gendreau at 517-373-2520.





     

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