Seattle Chapter

Earth Day Celebration Beach Cleanup 4/21

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.

March Public Chapter Meeting 3/21

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 abby@warmcurrent.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!

February 2017 Chapter Meeting

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.

January 2017 Chapter Meeting

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!

Holiday Social

To celebrate what was a successful 2016 for our chapter we will be having a a social get-together tomorrowTuesday (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.

Welcome New Chapter Chair Johannes!

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. 

November Chapter Meeting

Save the Date! Our monthly chapter meeting will be next Tuesday 11/15 at 6:45pm at Stoup Brewing. We will be having a featured presentation on the history and management of Half Moon Bay (aka The Cove) in Westport along with a general overview of the area from Sasha Medlen. Learn more about Westport history next Tuesday night!

cove

October Chapter Meeting

Our public monthly chapter meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday, October 18th, starting at 6:45 upstairs at Stoup Brewing in Ballard. Join us for a short meeting about Executive Committee openings, coastal policy updates, and a recap of the Clean Water Classic (video below). We plan on keeping it easy and light so a short program followed by time for convo’s and socializing!

Chapter Meeting Tuesday, September 20th

Our monthly public chapter meeting is tomorrow night, Tuesday, starting at 6:45pm. Join us upstairs at Stoup Brewing and learn about Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Restaurant program, past and upcoming events, and a potential chapter surf trip happening this Saturday!

August 16th cigarette sweep in Ballard and more!

Did you get the monthly newsletter? It’s got all the info you need to know what opportunities are coming up to make an impact on water quality!

We’ll see you Tuesday, August 16th at Bramling Cross in Ballard, 6:30-8:30PM for a cigarette litter survey and pickup. All are welcome!

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