CLERMONT-FERRAND, France (May 31, 2006) — The family of Edouard Michelin, who died May 26 in a boating accident off the coast of France, has established a fund in his honor to assist families of sailors lost at sea.
Contributions from the U.S. may be sent to the following account, which will be transferred to a European fund:
Carolina First Bank
Help Fund for Sailors Lost at Sea (MNA, Inc.)
102 South Main St.
Greenville, S.C. 29601
Contributions also may be made at any Carolina First Bank branch office. Checks should be made payable to: Help Fund for Sailors at Sea (MNA, Inc.)