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We’re fired-up for another year of Surfrider’s annual International Surfing Day (ISD) party! Our chapter will be back at Urban Surf Wednesday, June 21st, from 6pm–9pm to celebrate our oceans, waves and beaches with SUP races and rentals, snacks and drinks, and of course the annual stacked raffle! Open to public and please contact us with any questions.
Join your local Surfrider chapter volunteers and a crew from Goose Island Brewing for a beach cleanup this Sunday, June 11th, from 10am–12pm, at Alki Beach followed by an after celebration! Our chapter will provide all the needed supplies for the cleanup but if you would like to bring your own gloves and bucket please do! Look for the blue Surfrider tent on the beach and we will see you there! For any questions, please contact us.
Our next public chapter meeting is this Tuesday, May 16th, 6:45pm, upstairs at Ballard Beer Company located at 2050 NW Market St. Learn about all of the recent activity from recaps on the Earth Day cleanup at Golden Gardens and the Coastal Cleanup in Westport. There is plenty of action going forward regarding upcoming cleanups and events as well as state coastal policy updates and opportunities to get engaged so stop on in tomorrow night to learn how you can get involved!
Our next public chapter meeting is this Tuesday, April 18th, 6:45pm, at Rhein Haus Seattle located at 912 12th Ave. Catch a short but important presentation from Washington Surfrider Policy Manager Gus Gates about the recently released draft Marine Spatial Plan and learn how you can get involved with policy specific to our amazing coast. Also on the agenda is info on upcoming cleanups, events, and opportunities to join our Executive Committee.
Join your local Surfrider chapter volunteers and our friends from Pyramid Brewing and the Environmental Protection Agency at this year’s Earth Day celebration cleanup from 11am-1pm Friday, 4/21, at Golden Gardens. Volunteers will be on hand with supplies but if you would like to bring your own gloves and bucket please do! Look for the blue Surfrider flag at the park near the beach and we will see you there! For any questions, please contact us.
Join us this Tuesday, 3/21, 6:45 downtown at Pyramid Brewing as we plan upcoming beach cleanups, hear about the Chapter’s outreach push, and learn about the Warm Current Organization from Abby McCarthy, our featured guest speaker. Abby will discuss Warm Current’s goals of supporting healthy living, personal growth, and an appreciation of the ocean through surfing for coastal youth. Abby will also cover this summers schedule of youth surf camps on the Washington coast and ways volunteers can get involved with these fun and rewarding events. If you cannot make the meeting or have direct questions for Abby she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come on out to see how you can take the next step in impacting positive environmental and community change with the Surfrider Foundation while meeting some great folks along the way!
Following last months meeting, and our chapter Executive Committee’s annual planning session, we will be announcing at this upcoming Tuesday’s public chapter meeting several key projects we will focus on in 2017. The meeting begins at 6:45pm, 2/21, upstairs at Pyramid Brewing located at 1201 1st Avenue South. Stop in and learn how you can get involved to help protect your oceans, waves and beaches.
Please join us Tuesday, January 17th, 6:45, at Ballard Beer Company (note the location change) for our first chapter meeting of 2017! The plan is for a brief update on coastal policy issues followed by a roundtable convo so we can learn what YOU would like our chapter to work on in 2017. See you Tuesday evening!
To celebrate what was a successful 2016 for our chapter we will be having a a social get-together tomorrow, Tuesday (12/20), at 6:45pm at Stoup Brewing. Join us for some ocean themed conversation, surf movie watching, and let’s raise a glass to what’s sure to be a festive and exciting 2017. All ages welcome and please contact us with any questions.
Johannes is a native Pacific North Westerner who has come to the Seattle Chapter by way of the Olympic Peninsula. Now a long time Seattle resident, he spends a significant amount of time recreating on the Washington coast as well as our many inland waterways and mountains. As a long time member of the Surfrider Foundation Johannes has been quietly advocating for the protection of our waterways and sees this effort as a critical component to the continued economic growth and ecological health of our region.