The Broward Chapter is on the lookout for new volunteers! We are seeking a Volunteer Coordinator and CORE volunteers. CORE Volunteers help keep our chapter kicking- they table events, pick up trash, coordinate events, solicit donations, recruit new members and much more! To find out how you can get involved, email Chair Chelsea Wilder today!!
International Surfing Day 2013 is here!! Tonight at the Oar House in Pompano Beach we’ll be party paddling at 7pm (BYOB- bring your own board. We’ll have a few to reserve- message us!). The movie premiere of Garrett McNamara’s latest film will start in the back tiki lounge at 9pm (yes, side TVs will have the Heat game on!). $2 raffle tickets for some sweet prizes! ISD shirts available still. Drink and food specials as always. Stoked to see you all tonight!
Our next Surfrider Foundation Broward County Chapter meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16th at 7:30pm
Our NEW Chairman, Chelsea Wilder, will be leading this meeting at our NEW location and plenty of fun and exciting events, outreach plans and campaigns coming up so please come join us at the Oar House in Pompano Beach (McNab Rd just East of Cypress Rd.) to get filled in and get involved!
200 E MCNAB RD.
POMPANO BEACH, FL 33060
The meeting will be held in the back room/ tiki bar.
On the agenda:
– Barefoot Wine Beach Clean-Up
– Hands Across the Sand 2013
(we’re looking for help planning, finding donations and more! come find out how you can help out!)
-Junior Surfrider (QUADs)
-Future Outreach/Marketing plans (Assistance needed!)
The US Coast Guard Miami is on the lookout for any “Oiled debris” and “Tar Balls” along the beaches. if you could keep a close eye out for such materials and if you come across any please contact them so they can come out and retrieve the item and send it out to our Laboratory for further study. As beach goers you have more eyes on the beach then Coast Guard does and you would be a huge help. Also if you know of any other organizations that could lend assistance in this matter I would appreciate any points of contact.
For found oiled debris please contact Sector Miami’s
Pollution response division at (786)777-0775 and the National Response Center at
Please feel free to e-mail me or call me if you have any
questions or want any amplifying information.
Thank you for your
time and consideration.
MST1 Alan Larson
District Response Advisory Team
This Friday, March 22nd marks World Water Day – a global observance that highlights the need for care and management of our world’s water resources. On this day, the Surfrider Foundation will celebrate not only by educating and driving awareness and support for various clean water campaigns and programs like Rise Above Plastics and Know Your H2O, but also offering a special World Water Day membership package.Supporters who join or renew their membership to the Surfrider Foundation, or make a donation of $50 will receive a limited edition World Water Day long-sleeve, organic cotton t-shirt and sticker pack. The Surfrider Foundation will also offer a limited number of “premium” World Water Day packages. The first 100 supporters to join, renew or make a donation of $80 will receive the long-sleeve shirt, sticker pack, and a voucher for a pair of Teva’s Original Universal sandals that feature traditional nylon webbing, a contoured EVA top sole, and a durable rubber outsole (or supporters can choose from eight other Teva Sandals)!In addition to the special World Water Day membership offer, the Surfrider Foundation will also announce the winners of the Second Annual “3 Second Movie” Contest presented by Teva, Finlandia Vodka and GoPro. Each of the three grand-prize winners will receive gear from Teva and a GoPro HERO3 camera to continue capturing water and other amazing video footage. Surfrider Foundation will also release a compilation video of three-second movies through its social media channels to celebrate World Water Day.
About Surfrider FoundationThe Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 250,000 supporters, activists and members worldwide. For more information on the Surfrider Foundation, visit www.surfrider.org.About Teva
Teva is a global adventure brand dedicated to helping people Live Better Stories. The concept of “adventure” varies, but everyone understands an adrenaline rush and staggering sense of wonderment. These are the life-defining moments that Teva helps to provide. Born on the Colorado River in 1984, Teva’s connection to water is manifested in the products it makes and its support of clean water. In partnership with the Waterkeeper Alliance, Surfrider Foundation, and Ocean Conservancy, Teva’s “A Pair for a Foot” campaign will clean a linear foot of global waterways for every pair of shoes sold. www.teva.com
About Finlandia Vodka
Finlandia Vodka’s unparalleled quality can be attributed to only the finest ingredients: pure glacial spring water, a legacy of the Ice Age, and six-row barley, which offers the highest quality starch and the lowest possible content of natural oils, delivering a crisp, clean taste.
Finlandia Vodka was one of the first premium vodkas to introduce flavors from nature in 1994 with the launch of Cranberry. Since then, Finlandia has introduced several fresh tasting flavors to the portfolio which currently includes: Lime, Mango, Grapefruit, Tangerine, Raspberry and Redberry.
Finlandia Vodka Worldwide Ltd (FVW) is owned 100 percent by Brown-Forman Corporation. FVW is responsible for the Finlandia trademark and marketing and distribution assets. Brown-Forman Corporation is a diversified producer and marketer of fine spirits, including Jack Daniel’s, Southern Comfort, and Herradura among others. For more information about Finlandia Vodka, please visit www.finlandia.com.
GoPro makes the world’s most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves during their favorite activities. GoPro’s HERO line of wearable and gear mountable cameras are used collectively by more consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals than any other camera in the world. Based in San Mateo, California, GoPro’s products are available in more than 30,000 stores in over 100 countries worldwide and direct via GoPro.com
GO HERE FOR THE THE WHOLE STORY http://wwd.surfrider.org/
March Meeting – Tuesday March 19, 2013 7:30 PM – come meet Surfrider International CEO Jim Moriarity
topics – World Water Day, Surfers For Autism, Hands Across The Sand, Earth Day,Barefoot Wines Summer Event, International Surfing Day, Junior Clubs. Elections to follow
The 36th Annual Waterway Cleanup will be held Saturday,
March 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at sites throughout Broward County. The
Annual Waterway Cleanup is one of the County’s largest environmental events.
Last year, more than 2,000 volunteers on land and in 70 boats worked to
successfully remove nearly 19 tons of trash and debris from the County’s
waterways, rivers and canals.
Surfrider members are invited to meet at Brownies Brownie’s Southport Divers 1530 Cordova Road | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 at 9:00 AM and the Brownies Dive Boat and volunteers on paddleboards will make there way thru Ft. Lauderdale’s waterways.
For more information go or for alternate locations to volunteer and for more information, visit waterwaycleanup.org.
Come by and get a free Surfrider sticker to slap
Barefoot Wine has been a proud supporter of the Surfrider Foundation for more than 20 years.
In 2007, Barefoot and Surfrider teamed up to create the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, a nationwide initiative to keep our beaches “barefoot-friendly.” Each summer, the Project goes coast-to-coast, calling on community volunteers and local Surfrider members to come out and clean their shores.
We will keep you updated!