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February 18, 2014

SFSC chosen to serve on Water Supply Advisory Committee

We’ve been chosen as one of three environmental organizations to serve on the Santa Cruz Water Supply Advisory Committee.   Our co-chair Sarah Mansergh was nominated and confirmed to the seat last week.  
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January 28, 2014

Raffle Info for Board Makers of Santa Cruz

Surfrider Foundation Santa Cruz is super excited for the opening of “Board Makers of Santa Cruz,” taking place Friday evening, February 7th, at Iveta. The event is free, family friendly, and open to the public, with a great food and live music from The Shapes. The exhibit is a photo show by David Dennis Photography, of local shapers, glassers, sanders, and other folks making custom surfboards. RSVP here.

We are super stoked to announce that we will be selling raffle tickets for the entire month of February at all Surfrider events, and at three locations in Santa Cruz!  This is a huge raffle that includes not one, but two custom surfboards (from Natural Curves and Santa Cruz Board Makers Guild with Migration Surfboards), an R3 Wetsuit from Patagonia, Custom Hand Planes, Shaping lessons, and much more.
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January 21, 2014

The Water Concert – Sat 1/25

The Surfrider Foundation Santa Cruz Chapter is hosting the “Water Concert”, an event to highlight Santa Cruz’s determination to be aware and careful of our water. Along with some great music this event will empower attendees to care for the water we have and engage in deciding our water future. 
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Vice Chair Jim Littlefield and Co-Chair Matt Kuhn tabling at the SCLU Contest
December 16, 2013

Thank You!

We would like to thank from the bottom of our hearts each and every one of our Volunteers, Sponsors, Partners, Members, Community Members, Leaders, and Supporters who have helped us to protect our coastline in Santa Cruz this year! We have built a tremendous amount momentum for 2014, and are looking forward to expanding our outreach and raising awareness exponentially as we head into the New Year. A huge thanks to our Core Members and Executive Committee, who have spent countless hours upon hours volunteering after their normal 9-5’s for a cause that we all love and cherish, our oceans, waves, and beaches.  Don’t forget to join Surfrider or renew your membership, and we look forward to seeing you all in 2014! Check out some of the highlights of 2013 below!
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Keep it Blue Fundraiser
December 16, 2013

Keep It Blue Fundraiser

Save all of that holiday season EPS foam (Styrofoam)! Help keep our ocean blue and EPS foam free by bringing it in and have it recycled by the Waste to Waves Program January 4th at the Rip Curl Surf Outlet, 1640 Mission Blvd. There will also be an art show, live music, food, and fundraiser raffle at the shop between 8-10PM. We will be featuring musicians and artists from the community.
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December 16, 2013

The Water Concert in January

Join us for a rocking evening! Eliquate, Louder Space, Otto’s Monkey and Blue Eyed Lucy are joining together for an amazing music line up and a great cause.

The Surfrider Foundation Santa Cruz is presenting “The Water Concert”-an event celebrating our local water resources. Kyle Thiermann of Surfing For Change will be helping us out as an emcee for the night. We have partnered with four bands- regional guests Louder Space and Blue Eyed Lucy and Otto’s Monkey and Eliquate from Santa Cruz! The concert will help raise awareness about the connection between how we use freshwater and the health of our ocean and beaches.

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Board Makers of Santa Cruz Poster
December 12, 2013

Board Makers of Santa Cruz In February

We are super stoked to announce that Board Makers of Santa Cruz will be debuting on Febuary 7th at Cafe Iveta! This project started not with a bang but with a ding. Ben Nelson repaired a hole in one of local photographer David Dennis’s surfboards. Ben was kind enough to let David shoot him while he was doing repairs on the Westside one afternoon.
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Dick Dale
November 17, 2013

Dick Dale at Moe’s Alley

Moe’s Alley welcomes back surf guitar legend DICK DALE for a very special Friday night performance on 11/22/13. Special guests THE CONCAVES open. A portion of proceeds from this show benefit the Surfrider Foundation Santa Cruz Chapter. RSVP here. Show starts at 8:30 PM.
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