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January 16, 2015

Chapter Meeting Tuesday January 20th

After taking a breather for the holidays we are back in action next Tuesday for our monthly chapter meeting. We will be at the familiar spot of Zeeks Pizza in Greenlake and starting at 6:45. Lots of things to discuss including: Climate Campaign sign-on letter with guest speaker Alex Epstein from Climate Solutions, our Hold On To Your Butts program that just got a new canister up, to our February 26th chapter party happening at Stoup Brewery. Come hang, have a slice of pizza, and find out whats going on in Seattle and on beaches throughout the state!

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November 12, 2014

Chapter Social Tuesday the 18th!

For November instead of having our usual chapter meeting we will be having a social gathering at The Wurst Place in S. Lake Union at 7pm. Bring your surf and beach stories, camaraderie, and social vibes for a night of surf talk and a reflection of all that the Seattle Chapter  accomplished in 2014. You do not need to RSVP but its always great to know how many to expect so visit our Facebook event invite for more information and to join the event. 

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October 16, 2014

Chapter Meeting Next Tuesday!

Check out the recent newsletter to find out what Surfrider goodness is going on in Seattle and Washington. Also, we have our monthly chapter meeting next Tuesday at 6:45 at Zeeks Pizza in Greenlake where you can meet some great people and find new ways to get involved.

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September 26, 2014

13th Annual Clean Water Classic Set For Oct. 3-5

The biggest surf competition in the state of Washington is under four weeks away. The 13th annual Clean Water Classic will have all the fixings you’ve come to know from great surfing to evening entertainment. The big difference this year is obvious, a change in date to October with hopes for better waves and weather.
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September 16, 2014

Seattle Chapter Meeting Tuesday!!

We are back at Zeek’s Pizza in Green Lake located at 7900 East Green Lake Dr. N, Seattle. We’ll be discussing the already successful HOTYB program, saturdays Westport cleanup, and the upcoming Clean Water Classic  surf comp! Come join us  for a slice and a beverage tomorrow night for some good times and good people!

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August 24, 2014

Hold On To Your Butt launch at Alki a success

6 Seattle chapter volunteers spent a morning at Alki talking with beachgoers about cigarette litter and the opportunity to clean up our beaches and streets through the Hold On To Your Butt campaign. West Seattle Blog already did 2 articles on this initiative; a general intro and one focused on the new canisters and outreach at Alki. The Alki Volleyball Association supported the initiative by announcements over their speaker system and giving an extra raffle ticket to each volleyball player for every 10 cigarette butts picked up. The community reception was overall very positive!

If you’d like to get more involved, please come to a Surfrider event or meeting to hear more, contact hotyb@seattle.surfrider.org, or find us on Twitter and Instagram.

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August 13, 2014

August Chapter Meeting and HOTYB

Check out the latest news and the info about the upcoming chapter meeting  Tuesday night August 19th starting at 6:45 at the Green Lake Zeeks Pizza!
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July 31, 2014

Hold On To Your Butt campaign- July update

Our campaign to reduce cigarette litter is really getting going! Did you know cigarette butts are plastic and recyclable (if sent to TerraCycle)? We know all the littered butts are a problem on Seattle beaches and we hope you will get involved to help us provide smokers with a solution to disposing of cigarette litter. The HOTYB committee is working with Seattle Parks to place a few ash cans at Alki Beach and develop outreach materials. Got an idea to help? Get involved! Contact HOTYB@seattlesurfrider.org

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Volunteers find pounds and pounds of cigarette butts on local beaches during cleanups

Please use #hotyb and @SEASurfrider on Twitter/instagram, and stay in the loop on our Facebook page 

July 11, 2014

Snowrider cleanup this Saturday and July meeting coming up

The Snowrider mountain cleanups at Alpental and Stevens are this Saturday, July 12.

July’s Seattle chapter meeting is Tuesday, July 15, 6:45PM at Zeek’s Pizza in Green Lake.

See the newsletter here with more details

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June 18, 2014

International Surfing day event today!

June 18th is Seattle chapter’s International Surfing Day event. As we obviously don’t have surf in the city, we will be having a stand up paddleboarding race on Lake Union. You can show up in a swimsuit, try out a board, or even join the race on the spot! Urban Surf will be our event host, at 2100 North Northlake Way. The event is free and open to the public; it starts at 5:30PM and goes til 8PM. Kids SUP race is at 6:15, adults SUP race at 7:15, arrive 30 minutes before to register. Check out the Facebook event page to see a few other faces you might recognize that will be there tonight!
There will be local brew, and as always, an excellent raffle (bring small bills to buy raffle tickets). Proceeds benefit the chapter and our Hold On To Your Butts campaign. This event is for everyone, young and old, members and non-members. Come take photos, post them to your instagram with #ISD14 and #myspecialplace and enter to win a national contest. Hope to see you there!

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